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
- UN system coordination (5)
- Ending violence against women and girls (5)
- Leadership and political participation (4)
- Accountability in the UN system (4)
- Peace and security (4)
- Capacity development (4)
- Monitoring, evaluation and reporting (4)
- 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (4)
- Women in the UN system (3)
- Peacebuilding (3)
- Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces (3)
- Gender equality and women’s empowerment (3)
- Sexual harassment (3)
- Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (3)
- Human rights (2)
- Peace processes (2)
- Conflict, war (2)
- UN Security Council resolution 1325 (1)
- Access to justice and legal protection (1)
- Partnerships (1)
- Post-conflict recovery (1)
- Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) (1)
- Access to justice post-conflict (1)
- Reparations (1)
- Anti-violence interventions (1)
- Gender power relations (1)
- Political empowerment (1)
- Violent extremism and terrorism (1)
- Political violence (1)
- Electoral systems and processes (1)
- Civil society (1)
- Mediation and conflict resolution (1)
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Thursday, December 10, 2020
This report includes the main proceedings of UN Women’s Fifth Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces Global Leaders’ Forum on the theme “Integrated Action and Building to Scale: Safe and Empowering City and Public Space Initiatives with Women and Girls”. The report includes insights from a wide array of speakers, detailed rapporteur reports, key takeaways from programme sessions and participant discussions, good practices and tools, and links to several presentations.
Monday, November 30, 2020
UN Women leads and coordinates a United Nations system–wide network of more than 300 gender focal points. The Global Annual Meeting of Gender Focal Points and Focal Points for Women in the United Nations brings the network together in person and supports the gender focal points in their ongoing work to enhance gender parity and an enabling environment in their respective entities. This report provides a summary of the 2020 global annual meeting, key conclusions and best practices from the sessions.
Monday, November 9, 2020
This report was produced by UN Women following the global digital consultation on the gendered dimensions of violent extremism and counterterrorism responses (25 May – 5 July 2020), organized on behalf of the Gender Working Group of the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compact. It reflects the views expressed by civil society participants in the consultation, and it was presented to Member States ahead of the 7th UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy revision, 2021.
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Confidence building is an area that is receiving significant attention in mediation processes around the world. Meanwhile, feminist analysis of the theories and practices of confidence building is nascent. Based on conference discussions, this report summarizes perspectives and early analysis on confidence building from a women, peace, and security perspective. It also offers preliminary recommendations for further research and action.
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
UN Women organized an Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on “Data and violence against women in politics” (VAWP) on 4–5 December 2019, in New York, as a part of its ongoing efforts to tackle this issue. This report provides an overview of the expert discussions and the key takeaways identified during the meeting. It also highlights key discussion points to inform future efforts to collect data on VAWP.
Monday, December 2, 2019
This report provides a summary of the 2019 Global Annual Meeting of Gender Focal Points and Focal Points for Women in the United Nations, organized in September 2019. It includes conclusions from the sessions and action points for accelerating gender parity efforts and implementing an enabling environment across the UN system. The report concludes with remarks by the UN Women Executive Director and recognition of good examples of implementing the “Enabling environment guidelines”.
Saturday, December 1, 2018
This report includes the main proceedings of UN Women’s Fourth Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces Global Leaders’ Forum on the theme “Leadership and Catalytic Partnerships: Delivering Integrated Safe City and Public Spaces Programmes with and For All Women and Girls”, co-hosted by the City of Edmonton in October 2018. The report includes insights from diverse speakers, rapporteur reports, key takeaways and participant discussions, good practices and tools, and links to presentations.
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
This report provides a summary of the Global Annual Meeting of Gender Focal Points and Focal Points for Women in the United Nations, held in October 2018.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
This report reflects the findings of the May 2018 Expert Group Meeting on women’s meaningful participation in negotiating peace and the implementation of peace agreements, and offers key insights from leading practitioners and experts on the progress and challenges for women’s meaningful participation across a diverse range of countries and peace processes.
Thursday, November 30, 2017
This report provides a summary of the Global Annual Meeting of Gender Focal Points and Focal Points for Women in the UN, organized in November 2017 in Geneva.