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Friday, March 8, 2019
This brochure showcases some of UN Women’s thoughts and practices around innovation that could accelerate gender equality and women’s empowerment. The examples range from pilot programmes with marginalized beneficiaries to partnerships with start-ups; from frontier technologies to non-tech interventions that challenge mindsets; and from procedural improvements to capacity-building.
Friday, February 1, 2019
This short history of the Commission on the Status of Women from its inception in 1946 to today highlights the Commission’s advocacy for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. It summarizes the Commission’s key achievements in developing the global legal and normative framework, and in advancing its follow-up and implementation at the national level, for the benefit of women and girls everywhere.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
This brochure introduces the reader to UN Women's Virtual Skills School initiative, an innovative approach to skills aqcuisition and education in the 21st Century through an open platform with diverse learning paths.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Overview of UN Women's Buy from Women Enterprise Platform that links women farmers to information, markets and finance. Includes information on the major system features, product design, added value and vision for UN Women's work in this area.
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
This short advocacy briefing aims to highlight some of the costs to national economies and households of violence against women and girls. It also gives some examples of how strategic investments to address this violence can make a concrete and long-lasting difference in lives of women and girls as well as their communities.
Friday, October 14, 2016
In this brief, learn more about how the New Urban Agenda strategically supports mainstreaming gender equality and women’s empowerment across all social development goals.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
UN Women is committed to ensuring equality among all women, men, girls and boys affected by disasters, both as beneficiaries of humanitarian action and as contributors to its planning and implementation. This brochure provides an overview and examples of how UN Women promotes gender equality and women’s empowerment in its humanitarian work around the world.
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
This is the 2016 UN Women Training Centre Catalogue of courses.
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
This book compiles the concrete steps and measures to achieve gender equality under UN Women’s “Step It Up” initiative, pledged by 72 Heads of State and Government who came together at the Global Leaders' Meeting in September 2015.
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
The following booklet contains relevant sections of the principal international agreements over the past 20 years where countries have committed to responding to violence against women and girls, from the Beijing Platform for Action to the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals.
Monday, November 9, 2015
This brochure highlights the best ways for philanthropic and business leaders to drive transformative change through ideas, actions and financial commitments.
Monday, October 26, 2015
This booklet on the gender-related killing of women presents the recommendations for action on the issue and the tools and assistance offered by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, UN-Women, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and the United Nations Population Fund to implement them.
Sunday, June 1, 2014
This brochure summarizes UN Women’s Strategic Plan 2014–2017 and presents the organization’s vision, goals and plan of action in a number of critical areas to support gender equality and women’s empowerment worldwide.
Wednesday, January 1, 2014
The AIDS response is producing exciting results and we can already foresee a time when the AIDS epidemic could end. Yet, the promises of science, politics and economic development will not be realized if we do not unite with women against violence as an integral part of the HIV response.
Sunday, July 1, 2012
This publication covers four strategic areas of UN Women's work in the EECA sub-region, highlighting the most outstanding examples of programme execution illustrated through concrete results and statistics.
Friday, June 1, 2012
The UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women's Regional Fact Sheets present an overview of the Trust Fund's grant-making in five regions: Africa; Asia and the Pacific; Latin America and the Caribbean; Europe and Central Asia; and the Arab States and North Africa. The Fact Sheets detail current investments in each region and total regional investment to date, while identifying the countries with UN Trust Fund-supported programmes and new grants awarded in each region in 2011.
Sunday, April 1, 2012
Gender Justice shows how addressing inequalities, including gender inequality, will be essential to achieving the MDGs.
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Today, violence against women is a fact of life in communities and countries across the world. It transcends the bounds of geography, race, culture, class and religion. It ranges from intimate partner violence to the use of rape as a weapon of war, from sexual harassment in public spaces to harmful practices like child marriage.
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
UN Women is the global champion for women and girls. Its 2010 establishment, applauded around the globe, offers a historic opportunity to jump-start progress for women and for societies.
Monday, March 1, 2010
Initiated in 2004 in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Sabaya was UNIFEM's (now UN Women's) largest programme in the occupied Palestinian territory, benefiting more than 25,000 Palestinian rural and marginalized women both in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.