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
- Financing for gender equality (12)
- Governance and national planning (8)
- Gender-responsive budgeting (5)
- Economic empowerment (4)
- 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (4)
- Gender equality and women’s empowerment (3)
- Monitoring and evaluation (2)
- Accountability (2)
- Accountability in the UN system (2)
- Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (2)
- Health (2)
- Monitoring, evaluation and reporting (2)
- UN system coordination (2)
- Ending violence against women and girls (2)
- HIV and AIDS (2)
- Government contributors (1)
- COVID-19 (1)
- Partnerships (1)
- Macroeconomic policies (1)
- Social protection (1)
- Ageing/older people (1)
- Innovation and technology (1)
- Education (1)
- Commission on the Status of Women (1)
- Health care services (1)
- Science and technology for development (1)
- Gender equality and inequality (1)
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Wednesday, June 3, 2020
This brief explores how regular resources have enabled a swift reaction to the COVID-19 crisis, and how this has facilitated effective engagement with, and support to, governments, civil society, and the private sector, making a difference on the ground and bringing the needs of women and girls to the centre of the response.
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
This working paper provides a basis to review the barriers, risks, and opportunities related to gender and the accessibility and utilization of digital finance, and to help identify pathways that could be leveraged for potential impactful investment returns for women.
Friday, August 30, 2019
This discussion paper presents a costing analysis for a set of family-friendly services and transfers: income protection for children, people of working age, and older persons; universal health coverage; and early childhood care and education and long-term care services. The costing shows that such a package is affordable in many countries.
Thursday, August 8, 2019
Issue 15 of TRANSFORM focuses on governance and national planning (GNP), an area of work that has contributed to UN Women’s identity and for which it is recognized and valued. The evaluation of UN Women’s GNP portfolio from 2011 to 2017 assessed the relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, and extent to which human rights approach and gender equality principles were integrated adequately in UN Women’s approach to GNP.
Thursday, June 6, 2019
Governance and national planning (GNP) is an area of work that has contributed to UN Women’s identity and for which it is recognized and valued. The evaluation of UN Women's GNP portfolio from 2011 to 2017 assessed the relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, and extent to which human rights approach and gender equality principles were integrated adequately in UN Women’s approach to GNP.
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
This paper develops an agenda for investing in sustainable development, with particular emphasis on local priorities, poverty alleviation and gender equality. It was produced for UN Women's flagship report the World Survey on the Role of Women in Development 2014: Gender and Sustainable Development. It is now also released as part of the UN Women discussion paper series.
Monday, June 13, 2016
Transforming Equality: UN Women in Eastern and Southern Africa presents a glimpse into some of the activities and programmes lead by the regional office that have had measurable impacts, and which can be further grown with donor support.
Friday, March 11, 2016
This paper identifies a series of macro-level tools to create a supportive environment and generate the resources to promote the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to gender equality. This paper was produced for an expert group meeting convened by UN Women on 'Women's empowerment and the link to sustainable development', in preparation for the 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women in 2016.
Friday, March 11, 2016
This paper critically evaluates this potential contradiction with a focus on the key financing strategies of trade and investment liberalization, sovereign debt resolution, international private finance, and public-private partnerships, as well as the role of the global partnership for development. This paper was produced for an expert group meeting convened by UN Women on 'Women's empowerment and the link to sustainable development', in preparation for the 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women in 2016.
Monday, July 13, 2015
Handbook on Costing Gender Equality is a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to costing gender equality priorities. It responds to the growing global demand for concrete methodologies to estimate the financing gaps and requirements for achieving gender equality commitments and builds on UN Women's decade long work on gender responsive planning and budgeting.