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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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5 Outcome and Organizational Results
$2.70 M Planned Budget
$1.83 M Actual Budget
$866.69 K Shortfall

Where the money goes in 2022


Financial flows in 2022 towards impact areas and systemic outcomes

Find out where UN Women's resources come from, where they go and how they are changing the lives of women and girls.
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Find out where UN Women's resources come from, where they go and how they are changing the lives of women and girls.

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Recipient regions Where resources go Impact areas What resources are
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About our work

North Macedonia About our work

Since its beginning in 2006 (as UNIFEM), the UN Women Programme Office in the Republic of North Macedonia works to accelerate progress for both women and men. To promote gender equality and the empowerment of women, UN Women in North Macedonia currently focuses on initiatives and projects in:

-       Gender responsive planning and budgeting

-       Ending violence against women

-       Gender mainstreaming in the EU accession processes and documents

UN Women in North Macedonia partners with government and civil society in the efforts to fulfil North Macedonia’s national and international gender equality commitments, particularly in enacting laws and strategies to meet its obligations under CEDAW, the CoE’s Istanbul Convention, the Beijing Platform for Action, EU acquis and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

In the context of North Macedonia, UN Women is a strong voice and enabler of promoting awareness-raising activities to tackle gender stereotypes that impede gender equality, equity and parity in all sectors and levels in the country.

Disclaimer and notes
Revenue recognition per management accounts reporting (as per Revenue Management Policy). 2022 figures are preliminary, pending final audit.
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.
References to Kosovo shall be understood to be in the context of United Nations Security Council resolution 1244 (1999).