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
- Health (5)
- COVID-19 (2)
- Education (2)
- Gender equality and women’s empowerment (2)
- Sexual and reproductive health and rights (2)
- Youth (2)
- Ending violence against women and girls (2)
- Traditional media (1)
- Indigenous women (1)
- Social protection (1)
- Domestic violence/interpersonal violence (1)
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- Maternal health (1)
- Economic empowerment (1)
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- Gender stereotypes (1)
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- Girls (1)
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- Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (1)
- Men and boys (masculinity) (1)
- Gender equality and inequality (1)
- 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (1)
- Poverty (1)
- Harmful practices (1)
- Prevention (1)
- Governance and national planning (1)
- Child marriage (1)
- Gender data production and collection (1)
- HIV and AIDS (1)
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- United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) (8)
- United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) (4)
- International Labour Organization (ILO) (2)
- Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UN-AIDS) (1)
- United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) (1)
- United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) (1)
- Plan International (1)
- World Health Organization (WHO) (1)
- Publishing Entities (1)
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
In an effort to address the impacts of COVID-19, companies are developing a number of socially beneficial communications for the public. It is essential that these communications avoid harmful stereotypes and seek to depict positive and progressive gender portrayals.
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.
Sunday, March 1, 2020
This report calls on global, national, and regional stakeholders to expand opportunities for girls and young women to be the changemakers and designers of the solutions to their challenges and opportunities; invest in the skills development of adolescent girls so they can compete in today’s labour market; improve girls’ health and nutrition; and end violence in all its forms against them.
Sunday, April 1, 2018
UNFPA, UNICEF, and UN Women have developed a fact sheet to highlight the discrimination that indigenous women and adolescent girls face in their efforts to access reproductive health care in many parts of the world. The experiences of indigenous women often lead to health risks and mortality rates that can be more than three times higher than those experienced by non-indigenous women.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
UNESCO, in collaboration with UN Women, UNAIDS, UNFPA, UNICEF and WHO, published an updated guidance which promotes health and well-being, respect for human rights and gender equality and the empowerment of children and young people to lead healthy, safe and productive lives.
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.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
This policy note explores policy and programming interlinkages between different forms of violence and considers entry points in the areas of (i) national legislation, (ii) prevention strategies, (iii) response for survivors, and (iv) data and evidence, for increased coordination and collaboration to advance the objectives of ending both female genital mutilation/cutting and other forms of violence against women and girls, in particular intimate partner violence and non-partner sexual violence.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
In 2012–2013, UN Women, UNDP, UNICEF, UNFPA and the MDG-Fund, in partnership with the Governments of Norway and Spain, undertook a corporate joint evaluation of joint programmes on gender equality in the United Nations system to address a gap in evidence on country-level joint gender programmes (JGPs).