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)
- COVID-19 (4)
- Health (4)
- Economic empowerment (3)
- Unpaid work (2)
- Macroeconomic policies (2)
- Social protection (2)
- Domestic violence/interpersonal violence (2)
- Gender statistics (2)
- Employment (2)
- 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2)
- Poverty (2)
- Indigenous women (1)
- Human rights (1)
- Access to basic services (1)
- Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) (1)
- Local development (1)
- Women with disabilities (1)
- Education (1)
- Coordination, knowledge management (1)
- Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces (1)
- Service delivery (1)
- Sexual harassment (1)
- Capacity development (1)
- Beijing Platform for Action (1)
- Intergovernmental processes (1)
- Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (1)
- Rural development (1)
- Training (1)
- UN system coordination (1)
- Governance and national planning (1)
- Gender data production and collection (1)
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- United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) (8)
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) (1)
- National Institute for Health and Welfare (Finland) (1)
- International Disability Alliance (1)
- Indigenous Peoples with Disabilities Global Network (1)
- World Health Organization (WHO) (1)
Monday, May 4, 2020
This brief highlights emerging trends and implications for women’s and girls’ safety in public spaces and cities, recognizing the continuum of violence against women and girls in private and public settings throughout different phases of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Monday, April 27, 2020
This fact sheet provides an overview on the challenges facing indigenous women with disabilities. After providing an understanding of the issues faced by these women, the publication recalls relevant international human rights standards for the promotion and protection of their rights. Also included, are recommendations and a call to action to prevent discrimination and violence.
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.
Monday, April 6, 2020
This brief highlights emerging evidence of the impact of the recent global pandemic of COVID-19 on violence against women and girls. It makes recommendations to be considered by all sectors of society, from governments to international organizations and to civil society organizations, in order to prevent and respond to violence against women and girls, at the onset, during, and after the public health crisis, with examples of actions already taken.
Monday, April 6, 2020
This series explores in depth the trends and impacts of the recent global COVID-19 pandemic on violence against women and girls. It examines implications for the prevention of and response to violence against women and girls in public and private settings, including violence facilitated by information and communications technology. It also makes recommendations for the collection of data on the impact of COVID-19 on violence against women and girls.
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
To monitor progress on efforts to eliminate violence against women (VAW), quality, standardized data are needed. Administrative data can provide vital information to understand the issue, and to inform policy and programmes to present and respond to VAW. This background paper synthesizes current information on key issues and ongoing debates on the collection and use of VAW administrative data collected and managed by authorities and different types of service providers.
Thursday, April 25, 2019
This study contributes to the policy debate on early childhood education and care (ECEC) expansion in the Kyrgyz Republic, and shows an estimated cost of providing universal childcare, it’s employment impact on men and women, as well as the tax revenue implication from the increased employment. The report argues that access to quality, formal ECEC plays a crucial role from the perspective of children as beneficiaries and parents as primary providers of care.
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Women shoulder a disproportionate share of unpaid work around the world, and gender imbalances in the distribution of care work constitute a root cause of women’s economic and social disempowerment. This paper aims to identify the policy and programmatic entry points and the key tools involved in transforming the care economy so as to promote gender equality, human development, and inclusive and sustainable growth.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Training for Gender Equality: Twenty Years On analyses how training for gender equality has evolved from the 1995 Beijing Platform for Action (PFA) to the present day.