UNIFEM. The Women’s Fund at the United Nations. UNIFEM. UNIFEM was created in 1976 following a call from women’s organizations attending the 1975 UN First World Conference on Women in Mexico City.
The Women’s Fund at the
-450 women in shelters have resumed work in businesses (pottery production/fishing/garment trading)
- Mobile training unit helping young women learn computer skills and administrative skills to ease transition into job market
-A UNIFEM micro credit fund to allow 10 local financial institutions to provide small funds to small businesses run by women.