UN Women policy brief series

The latest UN Women policy briefs focus on COVID-19, highlighting the policy responses needed to mitigate the immediate impact of the crisis on women and girls, and promote a gender-responsive recovery.

The UN Women policy brief series synthesizes research findings, analysis, and policy recommendations on key policy areas around gender equality and women’s rights in an accessible format. The series is coordinated by UN Women’s Research and Data Section and, to ensure the quality and relevance of the content, each brief undergoes a rigorous internal and external peer review process.

These concise and relevant policy-oriented documents are useful resources for gender equality advocates, civil society, and other policy actors working to achieve gender equality and women’s rights.

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Bibliographic information

Subject area(s): Economic empowerment; Gender equality and women’s empowerment; Macroeconomic policies

Resource type: Briefs; Policy papers

Series: UN Women policy brief series

UN Women office involved in publication: UN Women Headquarters

Publication year: 2015

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)