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
- Human rights (10)
- Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) (10)
- Economic empowerment (4)
- Migrant workers (4)
- Employment (4)
- Migration (4)
- Ending violence against women and girls (4)
- UN Security Council resolution 1325 (2)
- Peace and security (2)
- Gender equality and women’s empowerment (2)
- Women’s rights (2)
- Youth (2)
- Access to justice and legal protection (2)
- Governance and national planning (2)
- Access to justice and legal protection (1)
- Children’s rights (1)
- Women with disabilities (1)
- Gender, culture and society (1)
- UN Security Council resolutions (1)
- Education (1)
- Coordination, knowledge management (1)
- Rape/sexual assault (1)
- Peace processes (1)
- Sexual harassment (1)
- Capacity development (1)
- Girls (1)
- Beijing Platform for Action (1)
- Conflict, war (1)
- Intergovernmental processes (1)
- Laws, legislation (1)
- Training (1)
- UN system coordination (1)
- Fundamental freedoms (1)
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Monday, August 10, 2020
This discussion paper aims to address the limited scope of discussions and actions relating to the lives of women with disabilities and sexual harassment. It calls for centring the knowledge of women and girls with disabilities in all efforts to end sexual harassment in the world of work and on campus. It contributes to the development of intersectional approaches for addressing sexual harassment as it manifests in the lives of women with disabilities.
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.
Monday, December 19, 2016
CEDAW for Youth is a youth-friendly version of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women. This resource explains why CEDAW is important to youth, describes CEDAW’s impact in advancing gender equality and human rights for women and girls around the world and summarizes the articles of CEDAW, including the specific forms of discrimination that must be ended and how CEDAW is implemented and monitored.
Thursday, October 13, 2016
This review comprised chiefly of desk research. To determine whether the Philippines has complied with its state obligations, the study used the UN-identified CEDAW indicators contained in the handbook entitled Do Our Laws Promote Gender Equality?
Thursday, October 13, 2016
This CEDAW-based legal review of the Magna Carta of migrant workers and the anti-trafficking laws in the Philippines is indispensable to give concrete recommendations on improving laws that protect women migrant workers. It aims to identify gender discrimination in laws and underscore state obligations to address existing gender discrimination in laws.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
This Guide discusses how migration is mainstreamed into the Philippines development framework, particularly from a gender perspective. This requires mainstreaming M&D issues in every phase of the development planning cycle.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
This brief discusses how migration is mainstreamed into the Philippines development framework, particularly from a gender perspective. This requires mainstreaming migration and development (M&D) issues in every phase of the development planning cycle.
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.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
This Guidebook aims to increase knowledge about the CEDAW Committee’s landmark General recommendation no. 30 on women in conflict prevention, conflict and post-conflict situations, and the Security Council resolutions on women, peace and security, and how these frameworks can be used to strengthen and reinforce each other. The Guidebook provides information on the content of the General Recommendation and the Security Council resolutions and on the reporting and monitoring mechanisms.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
This inter-agency study is a call to action based an overview of existing evidence from Africa, Asia Pacific and Latin America. It highlights that the forms and nature of violence that women and girls experience are shaped and influenced by the often multiple forms of discrimination they face. They can be based on factors such as age, ethnicity, geographic location, or disability, and intersect with gender inequality and discrimination.