This report tells UN Women’s story over the period 2019–2020. It shares how we and our many partners are striding forward to realize a better world for women and girls—one of equality and empowerment. Looking forward, we will draw on our full resources and experiences in protecting and advancing the rights of all women and girls. That is what we do and who we are, as a leader, mobilizer, convenor, provider of programmes, and partner for change. More
- Economic empowerment (4)
- Employment (4)
- COVID-19 (3)
- Health (3)
- Poverty (3)
- Governance and national planning (3)
- Ending violence against women and girls (3)
- Unpaid work (2)
- Social protection (2)
- Domestic violence/interpersonal violence (2)
- Institutional mechanisms (2)
- Gender statistics (2)
- Gender equality and women’s empowerment (2)
- Sexual harassment (2)
- Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (2)
- Sex-disaggregated data (2)
- 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2)
- Gender discrimination (1)
- Partnerships (1)
- Macroeconomic policies (1)
- Access to basic services (1)
- Anti-violence interventions (1)
- Rape/sexual assault (1)
- Businesses and foundations (1)
- Gender power relations (1)
- Gender data gaps (1)
- Gender data production and collection (1)
- Primary prevention (1)
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- International Labour Organization (ILO) (8)
- United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) (8)
- United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) (2)
- World Bank (1)
- Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) (1)
- United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) (1)
- United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) (1)
- World Health Organization (WHO) (1)
- United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) (1)
Thursday, March 4, 2021
The pandemic has exposed and exacerbated existing gender data gaps that undermine our ability to intentionally craft gender-responsive policies and programmes. Filling these data gaps poses a significant challenge as many data collection efforts have been disrupted due to COVID-19 control measures, but without addressing these gender data gaps and collection obstacles, we cannot fully understand or mitigate the gendered impacts of the pandemic.
Tuesday, June 9, 2020
This brief explains how companies are responding to the problem of domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic and provides recommendations on the measures that could be taken.
Friday, May 8, 2020
How are women’s employment outcomes shaped by domestic and caregiving responsibilities? Drawing on a global dataset and new indicators developed by UN Women and the International Labour Organization, this paper provides insights into the distribution of domestic and caregiving responsibilities within various types of households—insights that are critical at this juncture when policies and programmes are being designed to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic’s economic fallout.
Friday, March 27, 2020
With many businesses struggling to survive as a consequence of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, loss of jobs and income and rising working poverty are a reality for many workers. This document offers (interim) recommendations for employers to mitigate the negative consequences stemming from COVID-19.
Thursday, October 31, 2019
This handbook provides practical guidance, elaborated with case studies, on how additional fiscal space can be created for a universal social protection system. The analyses should help governments on how they can increase spending on priority sectors for women, children, and vulnerable groups.
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
This handbook, produced by UN Women and the ILO, provides practical guidance and examples of how to address violence and harassment against women in various work settings. The handbook includes: background on the issues, relevant international and regional policy and legal frameworks, the role of state and non-state actors, social dialogue, situations in which women are more exposed, how to respond, and entry points for prevention.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Identifying fiscal space for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals is increasingly recognized as a priority by all development actors. This innovative working paper produced by ILO, UNICEF and UN Women considers options for 187 countries to support an expansion of public investments, especially for social investments.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Prevention cannot be a short-term effort, but rather an endeavour that requires ongoing commitment from governments and other stakeholders, increased research to inform and monitor progress, and persistent action that addresses violence against women at its source. The joint UN framework draws together contemporary knowledge and practice in violence prevention. Its focus is on addressing the root causes as well as risk and protective factors associated with violence against women.