Region:Asia Pacific Current UN Women Plan Period Afghanisthan:2018-2022
i-icon World Bank Income Classification:Low Income The World Bank classifies economies for analytical purposes into four income groups: low, lower-middle, upper-middle, and high income. For this purpose it uses gross national income (GNI) per capita data in U.S. dollars, converted from local currency using the World Bank Atlas method, which is applied to smooth exchange rate fluctuations. i-icon Least Developed Country:Yes Since 1971, the United Nations has recognized LDCs as a category of States that are deemed highly disadvantaged in their development process, for structural, historical and also geographical reasons. Three criteria are used: per capita income, human assets, and economic vulnerability. i-icon Gender Inequality Index:0.575 GII is a composite metric of gender inequality using three dimensions: reproductive health, empowerment and the labour market. A low GII value indicates low inequality between women and men, and vice-versa. i-icon Gender Development Index:0.723 GDI measures gender inequalities in achievement in three basic dimensions of human development: health, education, and command over economic resources.
i-icon Population:209,497,025 Source of population data: United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2022). World Population Prospects: The 2022 Revision Male:19,976,265 (9.5%) Female:189,520,760 (90.5%)
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Showing country level data of 2022
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13 Outcome Results
$10.98 M Planned Budget
$9.89 M Actual Budget
$1.09 M Shortfall


[1] Revenue recognition per Management Accounts Reporting (as per Revenue Management Policy).
[2] Resources shown are only allocated towards development work.
The boundaries and names shown and the designations used on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the United Nations.

Financial Flow in 2022

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DRC is is the most populous country in Central Africa and hosts 10% of the World’s biodiversity. Women and girls maknig up half of the total population.While progress has been made in advancing relevant gender policy frameworks and action, implementation is hindered by security, governance, accountability and institutional, health and economic challenges. UN Women works with instutional and civil society partners to transform social norms and practices to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment at every level of society.

UN Women has been in the Republic Democratic of Congo for more than 10 years. The office’s 2020-2024 Strategic Note is alligned on the National Strategic Development Plan (PNSD) and United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) 2020-2024. UN Women in DRC sets itself the following vision: « An inclusive, peaceful, and prosperous Democratic Republic of Congo, where women, girls, boys and men are free and secure, enjoy equal rights, and have equal opportunities to access a better life, to make their own decisions to improve their living conditions in order to achieve sustainable peace, security, the respect of human rights and women ́s rights for the attainment of sustainable development goals. »