Past initiatives

The UN Women ECO has led several successful projects and initiatives that have since concluded. These are grouped here by thematic area:

Confronting gender discrimination in education

  • Expanding education for gender equality (2016-2017)

Economic empowerment

  • Activating women’s inclusion in value chains (2013–2015)
  • Supporting rural, women-led productive clusters (2014–2016)
  • Creating safe, women-friendly workplaces in agribusiness (2015–2018)

Ending violence against women

  • Increasing women’s access to justice (2015–2016)

Leadership and political participation

  • Spurring youth skills and civic engagement (2015–2016)