United Nations Development Fund for Women facts for kids

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The United Nations Development Fund for Women commonly known as UNIFEM (from the French "Fonds de développement des Nations unies pour la femme is a fund of United Nations established in New York in 1976 aimed for equality as men and taking part in society of women.

It provides financial and technical aid for the better condition of women together with United Nations Development Programme. In 2006 Nicole Kidman was elected as goodwill ambassador. In 2011, it will be a part of the new institution "UN Women".

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