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
- Rape/sexual assault (8)
- Ending violence against women and girls (8)
- Human rights (4)
- Domestic violence/interpersonal violence (4)
- Anti-violence interventions (4)
- Sexual harassment (4)
- Trafficking/sexual exploitation (3)
- Gender discrimination (2)
- Economic empowerment (2)
- Institutional mechanisms (2)
- Employment (2)
- Gender equality and women’s empowerment (2)
- Women’s rights (2)
- Access to justice and legal protection (2)
- Governance and national planning (2)
- Access to justice and legal protection (1)
- Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) (1)
- Women with disabilities (1)
- Human rights–based approach (1)
- Migrant workers (1)
- Service delivery (1)
- Gender power relations (1)
- Girls (1)
- Adolescents (1)
- Men and boys (masculinity) (1)
- Migration (1)
- Harmful practices (1)
- Child marriage (1)
- Primary prevention (1)
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- United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) (8)
- United Nations General Assembly (1)
- International Labour Organization (ILO) (1)
- United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) (1)
- United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) (1)
- United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) (1)
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Under the framework of the UN Joint Global Programme on Essential Services, UN Women, together with UNODC and the IAWP, have developed a handbook on gender-responsive police services for women and girls subject to violence. The handbook is based on and complements existing global and country-specific handbooks and training materials for law enforcement and covers areas such as gender-responsive police investigations, prevention, intersectionality and institutional change.
Tuesday, September 1, 2020
This advocacy paper seeks to reflect and progress dialogue on the connections between sexual harassment and sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA). It advocates a rethinking of current approaches, including that centring survivor voices and understanding their common causes and dynamics is necessary for elimination.
Monday, August 31, 2020
This resource analyses Twitter data on the use of the hashtag #MeToo in different countries. Research was conducted in cooperation with UN Global Pulse, the Secretary-General’s initiative on big data and artificial intelligence for development, humanitarian action, and peace.
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.
Friday, July 31, 2020
This implementation package is a suite of practical resources and tools to support the implementation of the RESPECT Women: Preventing Violence against Women Framework. The package is built upon the global evidence base, expert recommendations and practitioner consensus to support policy makers and practitioners in developing ethical and effective VAW prevention programming.
Friday, July 26, 2019
This report outlines the current context with respect to the problem of violence against women migrant workers. It provides information on the measures taken by Member States and activities undertaken within the UN system to address this issue and ensure the protection of migrant women’s human rights.
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
This handbook, produced by UN Women and the ILO, provides practical guidance and examples of how to address violence and harassment against women in various work settings. The handbook includes: background on the issues, relevant international and regional policy and legal frameworks, the role of state and non-state actors, social dialogue, situations in which women are more exposed, how to respond, and entry points for prevention.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
This policy note explores policy and programming interlinkages between different forms of violence and considers entry points in the areas of (i) national legislation, (ii) prevention strategies, (iii) response for survivors, and (iv) data and evidence, for increased coordination and collaboration to advance the objectives of ending both female genital mutilation/cutting and other forms of violence against women and girls, in particular intimate partner violence and non-partner sexual violence.