Gender Equality

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Welcome to the thematic page on Gender Equality and Women. Access legal instruments, executive and standing committee documents, and policy papers dedicated to safeguarding the rights of displaced and stateless women. For further resources on UNHCR's operational work on Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment, please refer to the site: "Women".

Legal Instruments


UN General Assembly


UN General Assembly

Resolutions & Declarations

Other Relevant Links


For other resources, including tools, examples of good practices, reports, and guidance notes on UNHCR’s work on furthering gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls, please refer to UNHCR’s dedicated page on safeguarding women and girls here. Further resources on UNHCR’s commitments related to Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) and approach to intersectionality can be found here.