UN Women - United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

The Mehwar Centre: Evaluation of Policies and Procedures

Posted on October 1, 2011

The Mehwar Centre opened its doors in February 2007 with the mission to address gender- based violence in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt). Since its opening, the centre has sheltered approximately 150 women and 40 children victims of violence. More

Women’s Empowerment Principles: Equality Means Business

Posted on October 1, 2011

Empowering women to participate fully in economic life across all sectors is essential to build stronger economies, achieve internationally agreed goals for development and sustainability, and improve the quality of life for women, men, families and communities. The private sector is a key partner in efforts to advance gender equality and empower women. More

[Poster] UN Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security

Posted on October 1, 2011

This poster provides a breakdown of UN Security Council resolutions on women, peace and security highlighting the relevant main actors behind the resolutions as well as the monitoring, reporting and accountability mechanisms in place for each resolution. More