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
- Ending violence against women and girls (7)
- Anti-violence interventions (4)
- Access to justice and legal protection (3)
- Economic empowerment (3)
- Governance and national planning (3)
- COVID-19 (2)
- Human rights (2)
- Domestic violence/interpersonal violence (2)
- Land and property (2)
- Peace and security (2)
- Productive resources (2)
- Service delivery (2)
- Health (2)
- Inheritance rights (1)
- Leadership and political participation (1)
- Justice reform (1)
- Access to justice post-conflict (1)
- Institutional mechanisms (1)
- Gender statistics (1)
- Rape/sexual assault (1)
- Feminicide/femicide (1)
- Sexual and reproductive health and rights (1)
- Constitutions and legal reform (1)
- Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (1)
- Legal assistance (1)
- Health care services (1)
- Access to justice and legal protection (1)
- Public sector reform (1)
- 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (1)
- Shelters (1)
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- United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) (7)
- United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) (6)
- United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) (4)
- World Health Organization (WHO) (2)
- United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) (2)
- United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) (1)
- International Development Law Organization (IDLO) (1)
- Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) (1)
- Pathfinders for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies (1)
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Under the framework of the UN Joint Global Programme on Essential Services, UN Women, together with UNODC and the IAWP, have developed a handbook on gender-responsive police services for women and girls subject to violence. The handbook is based on and complements existing global and country-specific handbooks and training materials for law enforcement and covers areas such as gender-responsive police investigations, prevention, intersectionality and institutional change.
Thursday, May 21, 2020
This rapid assessment examines how the impacts of COVID-19 are threatening women’s ability to access justice. The assessment reflects challenges faced by women and girls of diverse backgrounds and socio-economic groups, including those experiencing overlapping disadvantages and those facing amplified challenges in humanitarian settings. Cross-regional and local experiences are highlighted, and quantitative data is utilized where available.
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
This brief explores the implications for the provision of essential services for women and girls who have experienced violence during the COVID-19 pandemic. It provides recommendations for governments, civil society, and international organizations that are seeking to improve the quality of and access to coordinated health, police and justice, and social services for all women and girls during the crisis and provides examples of promising practices to date.
Expert Group Meeting on “Tackling global challenges to equality and inclusion through the gender-responsive implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Spotlight on SDGs 10, 13 and 16”: Report and recommendations
Friday, June 14, 2019
UN Women, UNODC, and the UNFCCC Secretariat organized an expert group meeting (EGM) on the gender perspectives of SDGs 10, 13, and 16 on 27–28 February 2019, in Vienna. The EGM report and recommendations are an input to the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development and highlight key strategies to be taken by governments, with the support of other stakeholders, to reduce inequalities, tackle climate change, and promote peaceful societies.
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Access to justice is critical for the effective implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. “A practitioner’s toolkit on women’s access to justice programming” was developed by UN Women, UNDP, UNODC and OHCHR to stimulate bolder gender-responsive justice interventions. It harnesses experiences, lessons learned, and promising practices for creating non-discriminatory and inclusive justice systems, empowering women and girls to claim and fully realize their rights.
Thursday, December 10, 2015
The Essential services package forms part of the United Nations Joint Global Programme on Essential Services for Women and Girls Subject to Violence. This programme is a partnership by UN Women, UNFPA, WHO, UNDP and UNODC which aims to provide greater access to a coordinated set of essential and quality multi-sectoral services for all women and girls who have experienced gender-based violence. This programme is supported by the Governments of Australia and Spain.
Monday, October 26, 2015
This booklet on the gender-related killing of women presents the recommendations for action on the issue and the tools and assistance offered by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, UN-Women, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and the United Nations Population Fund to implement them.