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Status of women in the United Nations system

13 December 2016

This publication examines the representation of women in the United Nations system at all levels and locations, by entity, and across various dimensions: representation, staff selection, appointment, career advancement and separation. It provides quantitative and qualitative data analysis on the United Nations’ progress towards gender parity, and includes examples of entity practices in key areas that impact the status of women. More

The effect of gender equality programming on humanitarian outcomes

07 July 2015

Based on evidence gathered directly from crisis-affected populations, “The Effect of Gender Equality Programming on Humanitarian Outcomes” study presents a compelling case that gender equality programming makes a positive contribution to improving humanitarian outcomes. The study also provides practical recommendations on the best means to integrate gender equality programming into future humanitarian interventions in ways that strengthen effectiveness and inclusiveness. More

Gender equality and human rights

06 July 2015

The paper introduces a four-dimensional approach to substantive equality and how it can be used to evaluate the impact of social and economic policies on women to determine how to make the economy 'work for women' and advance gender equality. This paper was produced for UN Women's flagship report Progress of the World's Women 2015-2016 and is released as part of the UN Women discussion paper series. More

Extracting equality — a guide

03 November 2014

Extracting Equality — A Guide is a practical tool which assists individuals and organizations involved in the extractive industries in integrating gender into each stage of the extractive value chain. At each step, the toolkit offers a clear picture of the specific considerations to make and questions to ask in order to ensure women are not left out of natural resource governance. More

Gender Equality Capacity Assessment Tool

13 June 2014

The Capacity Assessment Tool seeks to assess the understanding, knowledge and skills that a given organization and its staff have on gender equality and women's empowerment, and on the organization’s gender architecture and gender policy. More

UNDP human development report 2014: Sustaining human progress: Reducing vulnerabilities and building resilience

01 January 2014

The 2014 Human Development Report “Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience” shows that overall trends in human development are positive. Yet, people at all ages are also facing threats and challenges to their well-being, including by natural or human-induced disasters and crises. More

Voice and agency: Empowering women and girls for shared prosperity

01 January 2014

This report distills vast data and hundreds of studies to shed new light on constraints facing women and girls worldwide, from epidemic levels of gender-based violence to biased laws and norms that prevent them from owning property, working, and making decisions about their own lives. It highlights promising reforms and interventions from around the world and charts an urgent agenda for governments, civil society, development agencies and other stakeholders. More

Unite with women, unite against violence and HIV

01 January 2014

The AIDS response is producing exciting results and we can already foresee a time when the AIDS epidemic could end. Yet, the promises of science, politics and economic development will not be realized if we do not unite with women against violence as an integral part of the HIV response. More

United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women strategic plan, 2014–2017

23 July 2013

UN Women’s Strategic Plan 2014-2017 and its annexes are presented to the Executive Board for endorsement. More

Two Roads, One Goal: Dual Strategy for Gender Equality Programming in the Millennium Development Goals Achievement Fund

01 March 2013

The joint study Two Roads, One Goal, funded and supported by the Spanish MDG Achievement Fund (MDGF) and conducted by UNDP and UN Women examines the MDGF’s application of its dual strategy for the achievement of gender equality through joint programming. More

UNDP human development report 2013: The rise of the south: Human progress in a diverse world

01 January 2013

The 2013 Human Development Report examines the rise of the south and identifies more than 40 developing countries that have done better than expected in human development in recent decades, with their progress accelerating markedly over the past 10 years. More

World development report 2012: Gender equality and development

01 January 2012

The World Development Report 2012: Gender Equality and Development argues that closing these gaps is a core development objective in its own right. It is also smart economics. Greater gender equality can enhance productivity, improve development outcomes for the next generation, and make institutions more representative. The authors use a conceptual framework to examine progress to date, and then recommend policy actions. More

Integrating human rights and gender equality in evaluation: Towards UNEG guidance

01 March 2011

This guidance document provides step-by-step guidance on how to integrate human rights and gender equality dimensions throughout an evaluation process. This handbook integrates guidance on the two concepts of “human rights” and “gender equality” to take advantage of the synergies and overlap between these mutually reinforcing concepts, including the understanding that while gender equality is a human right, it is also a dimension of development in its own right. More

What kind of State? What kind of equality?

01 December 2010

The publication analyses the progress of gender equality in the region 15 years after the approval of the Beijing Platform for Action, 10 years after the drafting of the Millennium Development Goals and three years after the adoption of the Quito Consensus at the tenth session of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean, held in 2007. More

The world’s women 2010: Trends and statistics

01 January 2010

The World’s Women 2010: Trends and Statistics is the fifth issue of The World’s Women and is being produced to coincide with the first-ever World’s Statistics Day. The report highlights the differences in the status of women and men in eight areas – population and families, health, education, work, power and decision-making, violence against women, environment and poverty. Analyses are based mainly on statistics from international and national satistical sources. More

Marginalised minorities in development programming: A resource guide and toolkit

01 January 2010

Developed in partnership with the UN Independent Expert on Minority Issues and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), this United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resource Guide and Toolkit clarifies the conceptual issues and fundamental principles on the promotion and protection of minorities; the standards to engage them and increase their opportunities for participation and representation in development processes. More

The world’s women 2005: Progress in statistics

01 January 2006

The World's Women 2005: Progress in Statistics is the first to review and analyse national capacity to collect and report sex-disaggregated data on core socioeconomic topics relevant for addressing gender concerns. More

Progress of the World's Women 2002, Volume 2: Gender Equality and the Millennium Development Goals

01 January 2002

There are more than 140 million illiterate young people in the world; more than half (86 million) are women. This is one example of why 189 nations adopted women's empowerment and gender equality as one of the eight Millennium Development goals set during the 1990s. More

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