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United Nations Entity For Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women Created in July 2010, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) promotes gender equality not just as an inalienable human right but as a central tenet of social, economic and cultural development. It provid...
UNAIDS, UN WOMEN, (2015)
Returning Home: challenges and opportunities for women migrant workers in the Nepali labour market This report on returnee women migrant workers (RWMWs) draws from insights shared by 1,210 women to understand the influences, conditions, and challenges that characterize women’s migration from and reintegration to Nepal. As gender roles are still...
UN WOMEN, (2019)
A Rapid Scan Organizations Working on Women and Peace in Nepal It has been important for UNIFEM to undertake this scan for a number of reasons.This is underlined by the fact that each reason is as vital as the other. Increased conflict and insurgency, accompanied by a lack of women in decision-making positions i...
UNIFEM/UNWOMEN, (2006)
Chandra Kala-The Change Maker [YouTube] [Source URL]- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zet4hdAFt4k [Abstract]- Chandra Kala, a rural women from one of the poorest districts of Nepal, shares how the support received from the Joint Programme Rural Women's Economic Empowernmnet (RWEE) has p...
UN Women, (2017)
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)
Security Council Resolution 1325 Annotated and Explained In this abstract, the Security Council is acknowledging the disproportion ate impact of armed conflict on non-combatants, including women and children civilians, and the fact that they comprise the vast majority of displaced persons. Rather than acci...
UNIFEM/UNWOMEN, (2006)
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)
16 Day's Activities of Violence Against Women 2014 UN Women Staff Showing hand painting, Celebrating the event of 16 Day's Activities of Violence Against Women 2014 in UN House. #UNWomenStaff #VoilenceAgainstWomen #UNStaff #Event #Colours #UNIC #2014 #photo...
UNIC, (2014)
16 Day's Activities of Violence Against Women 2014 UN Women Staff, Celebrating the event of 16 Day's Activities of Violence Against Women 2014 in UN House. #UNWomenStaff #VoilenceAgainstWomen #UNStaff #Event #Colours #UNIC #2014 #photo...
UNIC, (2014)
16 Day's Activities of Violence Against Women 2014 UN Women Staff, Celebrating the event of 16 Day's Activities of Violence Against Women 2014 in UN House. #UNWomenStaff #VoilenceAgainstWomen #UNStaff #Event #Colours #UNIC #2014 #photo...
UNIC, (2014)
16 Day's Activities of Violence Against Women 2014 UN Women Staff, Celebrating the event of 16 Day's Activities of Violence Against Women 2014 in UN House. #UNWomenStaff #VoilenceAgainstWomen #UNStaff #Event #Colours #UNIC #2014 #photo...
UNIC, (2014)
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)
I will move forward [YouTube] [Source URL]- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jUT1ns30-OM [Abstract] - The 7.8-magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal on 25 April, 2015 killed 9,000 people, including the four-year old daughter of a young mother Kalpana Shrestha in Sindupalchowk dist...
UN Women, (2017)
International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, Biphobia Head of the WHO Dr. Jos Vandelaer, President of the Blue Diamond Society Pinky Gurung, UN Women Nepal Representative Wenny Kusuma, Raising the Rainbow Flag in UN House during International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, Biphobia on 17 may 2018 ...
UNIC, (2018)
International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, Biphobia Head of WHO Dr. Jos Vandelaer addressing Internatonal Day Against Homophia, Transphobia and Biphobia in Joint Collaboration with Blue Diamond Society on 17th may 2018 #UN #UNWomen #WHO #LGBTIQ #InternationalDay #UNHouse #BlueDiamondSociety #Celebr...
UNIC, (2018)
International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, Biphobia President of the Blue Diamond Society, Pinky Gurung Delivering addressing Internatonal Day Against Homophia, Transphobia and Biphobia in Joint Collaboration with Blue Diamond Society on 17 may 2018 #UN #UNWomen #LGBTIQ #InternationalDay #UNHouse #...
UNIC, (2018)
International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, Biphobia UN Heads, UN Women Representative Wenny Kusuma and other taking a photo with Rainbow Flag in UN House during International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, Biphobia on 17 may 2018 #UN #UNWomenRepresentative #WennyKusuma #UNHeads #UNStaffs #LGB...
UNIC, (2018)
International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, Biphobia UN staffs, guests, and participants attending Internatonal Day Against Homophia, Transphobia and Biphobia Program in Joint Collaboration with Blue Diamond Society on 17 may 2018 #UN #UNWomen #LGBTIQ #InternationalDay #UNHouse #BlueDiamondSociety #...
UNIC, (2018)
International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, Biphobia UN Women Nepal Representative Wenny Kusuma addressing Internatonal Day Against Homophia, Transphobia and Biphobia in Joint Collaboration with Blue Diamond Society on 17 may 2018 #UN #UNWomen #LGBTIQ #InternationalDay #UNHouse #BlueDiamondSociety #...
UNIC, (2018)
UN Women Nepal Strategic Note 2018-2022 [YouTube] [Source URL]- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEsM239d8GU [Abstract] - UN Women will advance its efforts in Nepal in accordance with its unique role and triple mandate (normative, operational and coordination) and lessons learned to “achieve gende...
UN Women, (2018)
A seamstress entrepreneur from Dhading ...
UN WOMEN/Rajinder Deol, (2018)
A seamstress entrepreneur from Dhading ...
UN WOMEN/Rajinder Deol, (2018)
Interaction with the e-rickshaw driver Women in Banke, Kailali, learn to drive e-rickshaws to make a living...
UN Women/Priti Shrestha, (2018)
Shanti Theeng, 27 years old, is a returnee migrant from Kuwait, who lives in Banaspati toll, Hetauda – 13, Makwanpur with her husband and daughter. Shanti Theeng steered her journey towards empowerment with her husband’s support by choosing an unconventional occupation for earning and sustaining her livelihood. She now operates/drives an e-rickshaw and is seen as an inspiration by other women, w...
UN Women, (2018)
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)
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)
Memorandum of Understandung Between the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empoerment of Women and the Non Resident Nepali Association (NRNA), Nepal This Memorandum on Understanding (MOU)is entered into by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN women), and the Non Resident Nepali Association (hereinafter "NRNA"). UN women and NRNA are hereinafter jointly re...
NRNA, UNWOMEN, (2014)
NRNA and UN Women to promote gender equality and women's empowerment On August 5, 2014, a memorandum of understanding was signed between the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) and UN Women to promote the rights and interests of Nepali women residing outside and within Nepal. Through the MoU, NRNA and UN Women Nepa...
NRNA, 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)
Fact sheet on Women province 1 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 ...
UN Women, (2019)
Fact sheet on Women province 2 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 ...
UN Women, (2019)
Fact sheet on Women province 3 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 ...
UN Women, (2019)
Fact sheet on Women province 4 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 ...
UN Women, (2019)
Fact sheet on Women province 5 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 ...
UN Women, (2019)
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)
Fact sheet on Women province 7 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 ...
UN Women, (2019)
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)
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)
Danish Support To UN Women In Nepal The support to the implementation of the overall strategic note of UN Women is in line with the central objective of the Strategy for Denmark’s Development Cooperation the Right to a Better Life The Embassy of Denmark is translating its global commit...
UNWOMEM, DANIDA, (2014)
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 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)
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 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)
Danish support to UN Women In Nepal The Embassy of Denmark signed an agreement with UN Women in Nepal for grant assistance of DKK Mio.equivalent supporting the implementation of the strategy and annual plan of UN Women in Nepal.The support to the implementation of the overall strategic...
UNWOMEN, DANIDA, (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)
नेपाल महिला तथा बालबालिकाहरु माथि हुनी हिंशामा संयुक्त राष्ट्र सघ नेपालको बक्तब्य हाल व्यापक पसार पाइरहेको, नेपाली महिलाहरुको बलात्कार, हत्या र बेपता पारिएका घटनाहरुले नेपालमा महिला तथा बालिकाहरुमाथि हुने हिसाको बृहत मुदा विरुद्ध सहि रुपमा अनदोलनलाई सुरुवात गरेको छ ।हाल व्यापक पसार पाइरहेको, नेपाली महिलाहरुको बलात्कार, हत्या र ब...
UNWOMEN, UNICEF, UNFPA., (2013)
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)
ACCESS TO JUSTICE Project: Enhancing Access to Justice for Consolidation of Peace in Nepal (A2J) UNDP Nepal’s extensive support for improving access to jus ce in 2001-2010 has strengthened the rule of law and improved access to jus ce and human rights in Nepal. Since 2008 the Enhancing Access to Justice for Consolidation of Peace in Nepal pro...
UNDP, (2012)
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)
My Life, My Right, End Child Marriage Preventing child marriage protects girls’ rights and helps reduce their risks to become victims of violence, HIV infection, early pregnancy, and maternal death and disability, including obstetric fistula. When girls are able to stay in school and ...
ILO, UNESCO, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNWOMEN, WHO, (2012)
NRNA and UN Women to Promote Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment On August 5, 2014,a memorandum of understanding was signed between the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) and UN Women to promote the rights and interests of Nepali women residing outside and within Nepal. Through the Moe, NRNA and UN Women ...
NRNA, UNWOMEN, (2014)
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)
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)
International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia Attenders of the Event (Media Personality, Santosh Panta and UN Women Staff) Clicking a Picture with LGBTTQ Banner in UN House During International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia #Attenders #SantoshPanta #UNWomenStaff #Event #Aga...
unic, (2017)
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)
UN Day 2018 A UN staff strikes a pose in the stall of UN Women during the celebration of UN Day 2018. #UNDay2018 #UNStaff #UNWomen ...
UNIC, (2018)
Mainstreaming Gender Equality in Preparedness and Response in Nepal: A Resource Guide he resource guide sets out responsibilities for collective coordination under the leadership of the Nepal UNCT/HCT to ensure that human rights of women, girls, boys and men across different backgrounds are equally promoted and protected, and their di...
UNOCHA, UNWOMEN, IASC ,GENCAP, (2016)
National Population and Housing Census 2011 (National Report) Population and Households: Population of Nepal as of the census day (June 22, 2011) stands at 26,494,504 showing population growth rate of 1.35 per annum. Similarly, Total number of households in the country is 5,427,302 with 5,423,297 individual ho...
UNFPA, (2011)
Thematic Evaluation Joint Evaluation of Joint Programmes on Gender Equality in the United Nations System In July 1997, the Secretary-General of the United Nations launched a reform agenda to create a more effective and efficient United Nations.1 This led to the creation of the United Nations Development Group (UNDG), whose aim is to coordinate, harmoniz...
UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNWOMEN, MDG-F, (2013)
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)
Equal Representation of Women Through the Lens of Leadership and Organizational Culture - Expert Group Meeting The UN General Assembly has called upon the United Nations system to advance its work towards achieving the goal of gender balance in staffing at all levels, as women continue to be underrepresented within top UN leadership. Experts worldwide increas...
UNWOMEN, WMO, (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)