Marking the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Beijing Platform for Action, as well as the first time that progress on the implementation of the Platform is reviewed in light of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, this report takes an integrated approach to reporting on progress, gaps, and challenges related to the advancement of gender equality and women’s rights. More
- Ending violence against women and girls (5)
- Health (4)
- Anti-violence interventions (3)
- COVID-19 (2)
- Access to justice and legal protection (1)
- Financial resources (1)
- Social protection (1)
- Human rights (1)
- Domestic violence/interpersonal violence (1)
- Economic empowerment (1)
- Education (1)
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- World Health Organization (WHO) (6)
- United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) (6)
- United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) (4)
- United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) (3)
- United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) (2)
- United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) (2)
- Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UN-AIDS) (1)
- Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) (1)
- International Labour Organization (ILO) (1)
- United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) (1)
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.
Friday, April 17, 2020
This brief paper jointly developed by UN Women and WHO summarizes principles and recommendations to those planning to embark on data collection on the impact of COVID-19 on violence against women and girls. It responds to the needs and challenges to adhere to methodological, ethical and safety principles in the context of the physical distancing and staying at home measures imposed in many countries.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
RESPECT Women is a policy framework launched by twelve UN, bilateral, and multilateral agencies, which outlines steps for a public health and human rights–based approach to scaling up prevention programming on violence against women. It builds on the learnings compiled in the UN Prevention of Violence against Women Framework (2015), and in additional systematic reviews, to provide evidence-based strategies on preventing violence against 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.
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.
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.