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CEDAW and Security Council Resolution 1325: A Quick Guide

Posted on January 1, 2006

Established international norms and standards promote the protection of women during armed conflict and their participation in peace and security decision-making. Two sets of standards, UN Security Council resolution 1325 on women, peace and security (UNSCR 1325), and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), are critical tools for moving the gender equality agenda forward in conflict and postconflict situations. More

Ending violence against women: From words to action. Study of the Secretary-General

Posted on January 1, 2006

The UN Secretary-General's in-depth study on all forms of violence against women, mandated by General Assembly resolution 58/185, aims to highlight the persistence and unacceptability of all forms of violence against women in all parts of the world. More

The Story Behind the Numbers: Women and Employment in Central and Eastern Europe and the Western Commonwealth of Independent States

Posted on January 1, 2006

This report examines women's labour market situation in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and the Western Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) in the context of the social and economic transformations in the region in the past 15 years. More

Call Circulars and Gender Budget Statements, UNIFEM 2006

Posted on January 1, 2006

The guidance sheet series is produced by UNIFEM?s Gender Responsive Budgeting Program to assist government officials and gender equality advocates in their efforts to make gender responsive budgeting a reality in their countries. More