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 (10)
- COVID-19 (9)
- Health (9)
- 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (5)
- Economic empowerment (4)
- Sexual harassment (4)
- Domestic violence/interpersonal violence (3)
- Unpaid work (2)
- Macroeconomic policies (2)
- Social protection (2)
- Human rights (2)
- Local development (2)
- Anti-violence interventions (2)
- Gender statistics (2)
- Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces (2)
- Employment (2)
- Service delivery (2)
- Gender equality and women’s empowerment (2)
- Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (2)
- Poverty (2)
- Gender discrimination (1)
- Access to justice and legal protection (1)
- Indigenous women (1)
- Partnerships (1)
- Access to basic services (1)
- Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) (1)
- Information and communications technology (ICT) (1)
- Women with disabilities (1)
- Innovation and technology (1)
- Education (1)
- Coordination, knowledge management (1)
- Peacebuilding (1)
- Urban development (1)
- Peace and security (1)
- Businesses and foundations (1)
- Gender power relations (1)
- Capacity development (1)
- Beijing Platform for Action (1)
- Climate change (1)
- Intergovernmental processes (1)
- Health care services (1)
- Rural development (1)
- Training (1)
- UN system coordination (1)
- Governance and national planning (1)
- Gender data production and collection (1)
- Shelters (1)
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- United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) (14)
- United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) (2)
- World Health Organization (WHO) (2)
- United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) (1)
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) (1)
- National Institute for Health and Welfare (Finland) (1)
- International Disability Alliance (1)
- Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA) (1)
- International Labour Organization (ILO) (1)
- United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) (1)
- Indigenous Peoples with Disabilities Global Network (1)
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Wednesday, December 9, 2020
The brief highlights trends and impacts of COVID-19 on women’s safety in transport. It includes examples of strategies put in place to provide safer transport modes for women and girls throughout the global pandemic, with a focus on availability, accessibility, and affordability, and makes recommendations on how different sectors can contribute to a comprehensive approach to improve women’s mobility.
Tuesday, June 9, 2020
This brief explains how companies are responding to the problem of domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic and provides recommendations on the measures that could be taken.
Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Grounded in a series of case studies from research and programming experience, this report offers a comprehensive framework for understanding how gender, climate, and security are inextricably linked.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
This brief provides background information on the root causes and risk factors that explain why violence against women occurs in the first place. It highlights how the context of COVID-19 is exacerbating those factors and the impact it is having on rates of violence against women and the ability to undertake evidence-based prevention work in the current context. It provides indicative interventions that can be undertaken during social distancing.
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.
Thursday, April 30, 2020
This brief highlights emerging trends and impacts of COVID-19 on online and ICT-facilitated violence against women and girls (VAWG). It provides examples of strategies put in place to prevent and respond to online/ICT-facilitated VAWG and makes recommendations on how different actors can best address this issue. It is a living document that draws upon the knowledge and experience of a wide range of experts.
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.
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.