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Promoting Women’s Political Leadership and Governance in India and South Asia There is growing momentum among governments and civil society to foster and ensure women’s participation and leadership in the political arena, and specifically within local governance structures. Establishing quotas for ­women’s representation at di...
UNWOMEN, (2012)
Final Evaluation of UNIFEM’s Regional Programme for HBWs in South Asia Phase II There are more than 100 million home based workers (HBWs) in the world,1 of which around 50 percent are in South Asia alone where they form a fast growing part of the workforce2. Of these workers, an estimated 80 percent are women. While this substan...
UNWOMEN, (2009)
Why Macroeconomic Policy Matters for Gender Equality Macroeconomic policy, including fiscal and monetary policy, is often thought of as gender neutral. But economic policy choices affect women and men differently because of their different positions in the economy, both market (paid) and non-market (un...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
Progress Of The World's Women: Transforming Economies Realizing Rights (2015-2016) Twenty years after the landmark Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, and at a time when the global community is defining the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for the post-2015 era, the global consensus on the need to achieve gender equali...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Mapping Progress on Women's Right in Nepal Over the past two decades, legal reforms have transformed the landscape for gender equality in Nepal, ensuring greater economic security for women, increased legal protection from violence, improved safeguarding of their sexual and reproductive right...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
UN Statement for 16 Days of Activism against Violence against Women 2013 A nation cannot prosper, cannot reach its full potential unless girls and women are empowered economically, politically and are free from any kind of violence. The United Nations Secretary-General at the General Assembly stated that: 'empowerment an...
UNWOMEN, (2013)
Responding to Domestic Violence: A Resource Guide for UN Personnel in Nepal Domestic violence is one of the most common and least visible forms of violence. It has devastating consequences not only for the lives of those abused but also for their families, communities and societies more broadly. It is one of the most pressin...
UNWomen, (2019)
घरेलु हिंसाको सम्बोधन:नेपालस्थित संयुक्त राष्ट्र संघका कर्मचारीको लागि श्रोत पुस्तिका घरेलु हिंसा सबैभन्दा बढी हुने तथा सबैभन्दा कम देखिने हिंसाको किसिम हो । यसको विनाशकारी परिणाम पीडितको जीवनमा मात्र नभई बृहत्तर रुपमा परिवार, समुदाय तथा समाजलाई पनि पर्दछ । संसारभर नै घरेलु हिंसा मानव अधिकारको एक भयानक समस्याको रुपमा देखिएको छ तर लाज ...
UNWOMEN, (2019)
Financing for Gender Equality in the Context of the Sustainable Development Goals This paper identifies a series of macro-level tools to create a supportive environment and generate the resources to promote Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to gender equality. A key argument is that financing for gender equality can be ...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Financing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development The “supremely ambitious and transformative vision” embodied in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development includes a goal to achieve gender equality for all women and girls and a re-commitment to governments’ human rights obligations.At the same ti...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Gender Dimensions Of Regional Cooperation And Integration In South Asia: Gender, Trade And Green Growth (Volume II) As part of the larger South Asian research, the Nepal study aims to assess gender dimensions and its potential in regional trade integration with the prospect of furthering green growth and environment friendly ecotourism in Nepal. In comparison to o...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
Gender Dimensions Of Regional Cooperation And Integration In South Asia: Gender, Trade And Green Growth The report, Gender, Trade and Green Growth in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, and Nepal, explores the interconnections between gender equality, regional trade, and sustainable development. The study builds on the premise that green growth frameworks devoi...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
Gender Dimensions Of Regional Coopertaion And Integration In South Asia: Gender, Trade And Green Growth (Volume I) This study examines how trade liberalization impacts women, especially women engaged in the green industries, of four South Asian economies - Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal. The primary question being asked in this study is when South Asian econ...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
UN Women ASIA Pacific: Newsletter 3 (2015) United Nations Under-Secretary- General and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo- Ngcuka, visited the Philippines to promote gender equality and women’s rights within a regional context. During her visit, the Executive Director announced A...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
UNSCR 1325 AND FEMALE EX-COMBATANTS - CASE STUDY OF THE MAOIST WOMEN OF NEPAL The situation of women combatants and the roles they can play in conflict transformation and peace building is an area which has received minimal attention in the women, peace and security (WPS) agenda over the past 15 years. This is despite consiste...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
Compilation of Women’s Groups and Other Civil Society Responses to the Report of the High-Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda Women’s rights and gender equality advocates welcome the inclusion of a gender equality goal but are concerned that the report lacks an integrated gender perspective. They point out that critical inter-linkages, specifically in terms of women's right...
UNWOMEN, (2013)
Gender Equality: Update No. 8 Gender equality was mainstreamed throughout the Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) and a separate chapter on gender equality and social inclusion was included in the final report, among other things stressing the need to engage earthquake affected...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Nepal Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) Profile For Humanitarian Action and Disaster Risk Reduction (Updated 31st August 2017) Rural areas are hard hit without electricity and flood affected people are temporarily residing on rooftops and in schools, post offices, temples and on open ground. Flood affected people are in need of immediate food (including specific nutrition re...
UNWOMEN, (2017)
Empowering Widows: An Overview of policies and programmes in India, Nepal and Sri Lanka UN Women is the United Nations organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. UN Women supports UN Member States as they set global standards for achieving gender equality and works with governments and civil society to desig...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
Safe Communities Free From Violence Against Women And Girls Government of Nepal deserves a huge big vote of thanks as for its technical and facilitation support through its line ministries (Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Women, Children, and Social Welfare, National Women Commission, Ministry of Defe...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
Inventory of Knowledge Products on Women’s Empowerment (WE) and Gender Equality Supported by the UN System in Nepal1 Inventory of Knowledge Products on Women’s Empowerment (WE) and Gender Equality Supported by the UN System in Nepal1 updated 23 June 2014. #UNWomen #Knowledge #GenderEmpowerment #WomenEmpowerment #GenderEquality ...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
Roster of Gender Specialist in Nepal 1 Common Country Assessment; Data and Statistics; Economic Empowerment; Education; Environment; Evaluations; Gender mainstreaming; Gender Responsive Budgeting(GRB); Health, Sexuality and HIV/AIDs; Human Rights and Law; Media; Migration; National Develo...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
Independent Evaluation Office: Newsletter (Issue #7) On 17 December 2014, Ambassador Thomson of Fiji Mission to the United Nations (sponsor of the UN resolution on National Capacity Development endorsed by 48 Members States), Deborah Rugg (UNEG Chair and OIOS Evaluation Director) and Marco Segone (Eval...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
Discussion Paper Series on Women’s Political Leadership: Country Reviews Women’s Political Participation in South Asia Governance in all South Asian countries is imbued with a predominantly patriarchal character. This is reflected in the fact that women form a disproportionately small segment of representatives in elected bodies across all levels of governance, and s...
UNWOMEN, (2012)
EveryDay Equality: Be The Change UNIFEM (part of UN Women) South Asia Sub-regional office has been organizing the Biennial Ministerial Review Meetings with governments and civil society to take stock of progress, gaps and emerging challenges in the implementation of the Beijing Plat...
UNWOMEN, (2010)
Fact sheet on Women province 6 Young girls and women possess huge untapped potential. When educated, healthy, and equipped with the right skills and opportunities, they hold the key to unlocking many of the world’s most pressing problems such as reducing poverty, advancing gender ...
UNWomen, (2019)
Report Of The Fifth South Asia Regional Ministerial Conference Celebrating Beijing Plus Ten The Fifth South Asia Regional Ministerial Meeting – “Celebrating Beijing Plus Ten”, was as special as the year 2005 itself. A year of milestones for gender equality, it marks the tenth anniversary of the historic Fourth World Conference on Women at B...
UNWOMEN, (2005)
Violence Against Women In Politics (A Study Conducted In India, Nepal And Pakistan) Violence against Women (VAW) is prevalent in every country in the world and is one of the leading causes of morbidity for women. Among women aged between 15 and 44, acts of violence cause more death and disability than cancer, malaria, traffic accide...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
NEPAL: A YEAR AFTER THE EARTHQUAKES UN Women supports UN Member States as they set global standards for achieving gender equality, and works with governments and civil society to design laws, policies, programmes and services needed to implement these standards. It stands behind women’...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Press Brief On UN Women, The UN Entity For Gender Equality And The Empowerment Of Women The UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women will be operational from 1st January 2011. The UN Women was created by the United Nations General Assembly on 2 July 2010 to accelerate progress in meeting the needs of women and girls...
UNWOMEN, (2010)
Annual Report 2015–2016 The Annual Report documents UN Women’s work to foster women’s empowerment and gender equality around the world. It highlights some of the organization’s initiatives during the year and provides summary financial statements, a list of new programmes a...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Expanding Health-Care Access in the United States This paper focuses on the ways in which women in the United States are impacted by the 2010 passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (usually referred to as ACA or ‘Obamacare’). The ACA’s three main goals of expanding access, increas...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
Policy Brief: Gender-Sensitive Remittances and Asset-Building in the Philippines Based on the research paper on Gender-Sensitive Remittances and Asset-Building in the Philippines, this policy brief aims to present a set of gender-sensitive policy recommendations and good practices for empowerment of Filipino women migrant workers...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Restoring Dignity and Building Resilience: Monitoring Report of UN Women's Programming in Za'atari Refugee Camp (June-October 2015) UN Women Jordan’s cash-for-work programme in refugee camp settings, initiated in January 2013, targets the most vulnerable women living in Za’atari refugee camp, assisting 1,000 people through roughly 200 opportunities per day. In the context of shif...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Step it Up: Global Leaders’ Meeting on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Twenty years ago, in September 1995, the world came together in Beijing, China, for the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women. Adopted on that occasion, the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action articulated a powerful vision for women...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Towards Gender Equality Through Sanitation Access This discussion paper reviews the extensive literature on sanitation to show that inadequate access to this basic service prevents the realization of a range of human rights and of gender equality. We recognize that “dignity” is a highly culture- and...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Transform– The Magazine for Gender-Responsive Evaluation UN Women regularly evaluates its own work to enhance accountability, inform decision-making and contribute to learning on the best ways to achieve gender equality while strengthening the capacity of United Nations agencies and governments in designin...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Typology on Training for Gender Equality The Typology on Training for Gender Equality is a classification of the types of training for gender equality: awareness-raising and consciousness-building, knowledge enhancement, skills training, change in attitudes/behaviours, and mobilisation for ...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
UN Women Training Centre 2016 Catalogue This is the 2016 UN Women Training Centre Catalogue of courses. It features a schedule of courses offered by modality, resources, upcoming courses and forthcoming initiatives. The UN Women Training Centre is dedicated to supporting the UN and other s...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
UN Women Training Centre Annual Report 2015 The UN Women Training Centre 2015 Annual Report highlights the work and the activities carried out by the Training Centre in 2015, a year of great growth and evolution for the Training Centre courses and its eLearning Campus. The Report details resul...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Economic Growth and Social Reproduction: Gender Inequality as Cause and Consequence This paper examines how growth, social reproduction and gender equality are connected in ways that make care work a key determinant of macroeconomic policy outcomes, growth and development. The paper begins by developing a conceptual framework for th...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
Falling Through the Net? Gender and Social Protection in the Pacific This paper examines the gender dimensions and implications of social protection in relation to rapid transformations in the globalizing economies in the Pacific region. The paper analyzes the dynamics of gender and social protection in three countrie...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
Gender Equality and Human Rights The achievement of substantive equality is understood as having four dimensions: redressing disadvantage; countering stigma, prejudice, humiliation and violence; transforming social and institutional structures; and facilitating political participati...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
Guidance on Country Portfolio Evaluations in UN Women The country portfolio evaluation (CPE) approach and methodology has been developed by the UN Women Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) to assess UN Women’s contributions to results at country level while shifting the focus from activities and outputs...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
The Indian Labour Market: A Gender Perspective This paper provides an in-depth analysis of trends in labour market outcomes of women in India based on unit level data sets of employment and unemployment surveys undertaken in 1999-2000, 2004-2005, and 2011-2012. The paper analyzes the gender diffe...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
International Donors Met in Kathmandu to Support Nepal's Reconstruction The Post Disaster Needs Assessment prepared by the National Planning Commission in line with international best practices and methods is an exceptional example of coordination among all the ministries of the government and nearly 500 national and int...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
Speech Delivered by UN Women Representative and Acting UN Resident Coordinator Ziad Sheikh at the National Conference of Dalit Women for Democracy, Social Justice, Sustainable Peace and Inclusive Constitution The protection and promotion of all human rights and the commitment to inclusive development are essential to ensuring a sustainable peace, while discrimination and inequality are major barriers to democracy. The recent three day national conference...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
UN Women Asia Pacific: Quarterly Newsletter Highlights: 1. Women's leadership and participation 2. Women's economic empowerment 3. Women's leadership in peace, security and disaster risk reduction 4. Gender responsive planning and budgeting #UNWOMEN #GENDEREMPOWERMENT #WOMENEMPOWERMENT...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
UN Women Executive Director launches First Ever Knowledge Hub for Elected Women Representatives Living in Rural Areas of South Asia In partnership with Governments across South Asia, UN Women’s Executive Director Michelle Bachelet and four elected women representatives from South Asia launched the first ever knowledge hub for elected women representatives in rural areas across th...
UNWOMEN, (2012)
UN WOMEN and the Sustainable Development Goals The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) seek to change the course of the 21st century, addressing key challenges such as poverty, inequality, and violence against women. Women empowerment is a pre-condition for this.Women have a critical role to pl...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
Women’s Empowerment and its Link to Sustainable Development The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), a functional commission of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), is a global policy-making body dedicated exclusively to promoting gender equality and the empowerment of women. The Commi...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
UN Women Asia Pacific: Asia Pacific Turns Orange During 16 Days Of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence From 25 November through 10 December countries around Asia-Pacific celebrated the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence to raise public awareness and mobilize public support to end violence against women and girls. ...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
WOMEN AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS UN Women Communications and Advocacy Section in New York conducted an analysis of what the 17 SDGs adopted mean to women in order to inform strategic interventions building on the e orts of localization at country and regional levels. This analysis ...
UNWOMEN, (2017)
Mapping Progress in Women's Right in Nepal The Government of Nepal has accepted 96th out of 135 recommendations provided by the UN Human Rights council in Nepal's 2011 UPR. Since this time, progress has clearly been made as result of concerted effort by sections of the Government, which is de...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
Message for International Women’s Day, 2014:Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka Today we join the people of the world in celebration of the progress made for women’s rights, women’s empowerment and gender equality. We also acknowledge that progress has been slow, uneven and in some cases women girls face new and more complex cha...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
UN WOMEN Annual Report 2014-2015 Nepal’s 2015 earthquake shattered buildings and lives. But it did not destroy the courage of women who have stepped forward to help. “My home and farm are completely damaged,” recounts Nirjala Pokhrel, a volunteer from Pourakhi, a women’s group norma...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
UN WOMEN- Annual Report 2012-2013 UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of Women. a global champion for Women and girls, UN Women Was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs Worldwide. UN Women supports UN Member States a...
UNWOMEN, (2013)
यु यन वोमन unwomen लैंगिक समानता र महिला शाशातिकरनका यु यन वोमन लैंगिक समानता र महिला शाशातिकरनका लागि सयुता रासत संघको निकाएको रुपमा यहि २०११ जनुर्वरी १ देखि सनाचालन आउदै छ । सयुत रासतसघ महासभाको जुलाई २, २०१० को बैठकले बिस्वबयापी रुपमा महिला तथा बालिकाहरुका आवयेकतालाइ पुरा गर्ने कार्यलाइ तिबता दिन ...
UNWOMEN, (2011)
A global call to “Orange YOUR Neighbourhood” galvanizes communities to stop violence against women A United Nations call to “Orange YOUR Neighbourhood” kicks off tomorrow with people around the world displaying the colour to symbolize hope for a future free from violence against women and girls. Tonight, for the first time ever, both the iconic Em...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
UN Women-Annual Report (2013-2014) UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for Women and girls,UN Women Was established to accelerate progress on meeting their Needs Worldwide. UN Women supports UN Member States as t...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
World Survey On The Role Of Women In Development 2014, Gender Equality And Sustainable Development The immense social, economic and environmental consequences of climate change and loss of essential ecosystems are becoming clear. Their effects are already being felt in foods, droughts, and devastated landscapes and livelihoods. Among those most ...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
WORLD SURVEY ON THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN DEVELOPMENT 2014 GENDER EQUALITY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT The immense social, economic and environmental consequences of climate change and loss of essential ecosystems are becoming clear. Their effects are already being felt in floods, droughts, and devastated landscapes and livelihoods. Among those most...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
GENDER EQUALITY & SOCIAL INCLUSION Nepal Flood Response 2017 31 August 2017 GUIDELINE FOR IDENTIFYING AND PRIORITISING VULNERABLE AND MARGINALISED POPULATIONS FOR HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE, RECOVERY, PREPAREDNESS AND DISASTER RISK REDUCTION In the aftermath of the devastating floods in Nepal, affected populations across diversities are in need of shelter, food, water, sanitation, health, nutrition, and livelihoods restoration. In addition, they may be at further exposed to discriminati...
UNWOMEN, (2017)
GENDER EQUALITY UPDATE NO. 12 Nepal Flood Response 2017 UPDATE No. 12 Although the legal frameworks of Nepal largely support gender equality and social inclusion, various social norms and discriminatory practices have a devastating impact on the most vulnerable and marginalized populations when disaster strikes. Integ...
UNWOMEN, (2017)
Change is Possible and Change is Happening All around the world, our voices are rising, and silence and indifference are declining. Change is possible. And change is happening. Change is happening when every country, for the first time in history, has women on their Olympic teams, as they did...
UNWOMEN, (2013)
Message for International Women’s Day 2014 Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women Equality for Women is Progress for All International Women's Day is therefore also a day to recommit ourselves to working harder for gender equality, together as women, men,youth,and leaders of nations, communities,religion and commerce. Women spend the majority of their inc...
UNWOMEN, (2004)
A Transformative Stand-Alone Goal on Achieving Gender Equality, Women's Rights And Women's Empowerment: Imperatives And Key Components As a set of time-bound targets, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have played a critical role in mobilizing integrated international action on global poverty issues. Inequality and discrimination based on gender is an impediment to the achievem...
UNWOMEN, (2013)
Annual Report 2014: Looking To A Brighter Future: Progress For Women And Girls In Asia And The Pacific In 2014 In 2014, UN Member States from across Asia and the Pacific came together with civil society organizations to review the implementation status of the Beijing Platform for Action (BPfA) adopted in 1995 at the Fourth World Conference on Women. The Platf...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
Annual Report 2011-2012 By UN Women’s first anniversary at the start of 2012, we could look back on a year of accomplishment. It was a year of rapid progress but also challenges, both those inherent in the creation of a new organization, and those taking place in the outsid...
UNWOMEN, (2012)
Farhan Akhtar Announced As UN Women’s Goodwill Ambassador For South Asia : 13th November 2014 UN Women, the United Nations organization dedicated to gender equality and women’s empowerment, today announced the appointment of actor-film maker-singer Farhan Akhtar as its South Asia Goodwill Ambassador. Farhan is the first man to be chosen as a ...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
CHALLENGING THE CUSTOMARY DIVIDE - STRENGTHENING IMPLEMENTATION OF THE WOMEN, PEACE AND SECURITY AGENDA IN NEPAL The SIWPSAN project was implemented from 2013 to 2016 by UN Women-Nepal with funding support of the Government of Finland and the cooperation of the Government of Nepal (GoN), local partners, international development organizations and UN agencies. O...
UNWOMEN, (2018)
Addressing SGBV Survivors' Needs During Conflict And Post Conflict Transitional Period Sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) is a heinous crime. Conflicts all over the world have repeatedly witnessed SGBV being used as a weapon of war to inflict shame on the opponent, to weaken them, and to harm their physical and mental integrity. i...
UNWOMEN, (2014)
Child-related financial transfers and early childhood education and care: A Review of Key Developments, Impacts and Influences in Child-Related Support to Families This paper examines policies for the support of families with children, in particular child-related financial transfers and early childhood education and care (ECEC) services. The analysis is mainly focused on countries with institutionalized welfare...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
Compendium of Good Practices in Training for Gender Equality The Compendium of Good Practices in Training for Gender Equality aims to make both an empirical and an analytical contribution to the field of training for gender equality. The Compendium offers in-depth information on 10 different good practices, in...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Ending Violence Against Women: From the Beijing Platform for Action to the Sustainable Development Goals The following booklet contains relevant sections of the principal international agreements over the past 20 years where countries have committed to responding to violence against women and girls. The booklet also provides a summary of the trends in n...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
Filipino Women Migrant Workers Fact Sheet This fact sheet provides information on Filipino women migrant workers, policy analysis of migration management and provide suggestions for potential areas of policy and programme interventions, partnerships and collaborations to enhance protection a...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Fund for Gender Equality 2015 Annual Report In 2015, UN Women's Fund for Gender Equality (FGE) supported 53 active programmes in 48 countries and reached over 218,000 direct beneficiaries. The Fund's programmes, led by civil society organizations, work to advance women's political and economic...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Restoring Dignity: Programming in Refugee Camp Settings - Jordan The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) supports the empowerment of female Syrian refugees living in Jordan. This is done through a safe space model, which UN Women has been operating in Zaatari refugee c...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Supporting Women's Empowerment and Gender Equality in Fragile States: Guinea, Lebanon and Sudan — Research Series Summary This brief summarizes a three-part research series produced by UN Women’s Fund for Gender Equality—a global gender equality fund which awards competitive grants and technical assistance to women-led civil society organizations around the world. Focus...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Supporting Women's Empowerment and Gender Equality in Fragile States: Research Brief — Guinea This brief is one in a three-part research series produced by UN Women’s Fund for Gender Equality (FGE) – a global gender equality fund which awards competitive grants and technical assistance to women-led civil society organizations around the world...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Supporting Women's Empowerment and Gender Equality in Fragile States: Research Brief — Lebanon This brief is one in a three-part research series produced by UN Women’s Fund for Gender Equality (FGE) – a global gender equality fund which awards competitive grants and technical assistance to women-led civil society organizations around the world...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Supporting Women's Empowerment and Gender Equality in Fragile States: Research Brief — Sudan This brief is one in a three-part research series produced by UN Women’s Fund for Gender Equality (FGE) – a global gender equality fund which awards competitive grants and technical assistance to women-led civil society organizations around the world...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
The Gender Dimensions of Pension Systems: Policies and Constraints for the Protection of Older Women This paper documents the pervasiveness of women’s lack of income security in old age across a large number of countries, but also points to a number of important policy measures that can be taken to address gender pension gaps. It focuses on how pens...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
Trade Liberalization, Social Policy Development and Labour Market Outcomes of Chinese Women and Men in the Decade After China’s Accession to the World Trade Organization How trade liberalization affects women’s position in the labour market and what role public policy should play to make the process work better for women are among some of the most debated issues in academic communities and in policy-making arenas. Th...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Transforming Equality: UN Women in Eastern and Southern Africa The report presents a glimpse into some of the activities and programmes lead by the regional office that have had measurable impacts, and which can be further grown with donor support. UN Women Eastern and Southern Africa hopes that this overview wi...
UNWOMEN, (2016)
Facts And Figures: Women Migrant Workers In ASEAN This Policy Brief provides an overview of the data available on women migrant workers in ASEAN, identifying good practices and making recommendations for improvements. The Policy Brief also highlights the importance of reliable and sex-disaggregated ...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
Promoting Women’s Human Rights Compliant Justice Delivery CEDAW is one of only two international human rights treaties that has been ratified by all countries in Southeast Asia, attesting to its importance in the region. The judiciary is an important mechanism for ensuring CEDAW implementation: however, int...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
Economic Empowerment Of Women Investing in women’s economic empowerment sets a direct path towards gender equality, poverty eradication and inclusive economic growth. Women make enormous contributions to economies, whether in businesses, on farms, as entrepreneurs or employees, o...
UNWOMEN, (2013)
Ending Violence Against Women And Girls Violence against women and girls is a grave violation of human rights. Violence happens in public and private places. It has many forms which range from domestic or intimate partner violence to sexual harassment and assault, female genital mutilation...
UNWOMEN, (2013)
Peace And Security Conflicts have devastating consequences. Among other destructive impacts they can widen gaps between women and men. Women often have fewer resources than men to protect themselves and, with children, frequently make up the majority of displaced and r...
UNWOMEN, (2013)
महाभूकम्पपछिको मानवीय सहायता कार्यमा लैङ्गिक समानता तथा महिला सशक्तीकरणका लागि नेपालका महिला समूहहरू तर्फबाट प्रस्तुत साझा मागपत्र ः बैशाख १२ र २९ गते गएको विनाशकारी भूकम्पले पुर्याएको क्षतिप्रति हामी महिला समुह, सघंसस्था तथा सञ्जाल गहिरो दुःख व्यक्त गर्दै भूकम्पमा ज्यान गुमाउनेहरू प्रति हार्दिक श्रद्धाञ्जली व्यक्त गर्दछौं । साथै, घाइते एवं भुकम्पका कारण विस्थापित हुने सबैको अवस्थ...
UNWOMEN, (2015)
NEITHER HEROINES NOR VICTIMS : Women Migrant Workers and Changing Family and Community Relations in Nepal Research on gender and migration in the Global South, especially in South Asia, has focused on agrarian transition and the consequent “feminization of agriculture”. In recent decades, with rising new demands for cheap labor worldwide, along with the ...
UNWOMEN, (2017)
Women’s Leadership And Political Participation From the local to the global level, women’s leadership and political participation are restricted. Women are under represented as voters, as well as in leading positions, whether in elected offices, the civil service, the private sector or academia. ...
UNWOMEN, (2013)
The Effect Of Gender Equality Programming On Humanitarian Outcomes Despite general agreement among humanitarian actors that gender perspectives should be integrated into humanitarian preparedness, response and recovery activities, however, GEP implementation remains inconsistent and unsystematic. It is unclear if su...
UNWOMEN, (2015)