- 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (5)
- Gender equality and women’s empowerment (4)
- Gender statistics (3)
- Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (3)
- Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) (3)
- Economic empowerment (2)
- Education (2)
- Girls (2)
- Gender equality and inequality (2)
- Poverty (2)
- Training (2)
- Unpaid work (1)
- Macroeconomic policies (1)
- Social protection (1)
- Access to basic services (1)
- Women in the UN system (1)
- Accountability in the UN system (1)
- Employment (1)
- Climate change (1)
- Intergovernmental processes (1)
- Gender data gaps (1)
- Health (1)
- Schooling (1)
- Migration (1)
- Gender mainstreaming (1)
- UN system coordination (1)
- Governance and national planning (1)
- Ending violence against women and girls (1)
- Gender data production and collection (1)
- Show more Hide
- United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) (7)
- United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) (2)
- United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) (2)
- World Bank (1)
- International Labour Organization (ILO) (1)
- Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) (1)
- World Health Organization (WHO) (1)
- United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) (1)
Thursday, October 31, 2019
This handbook provides practical guidance, elaborated with case studies, on how additional fiscal space can be created for a universal social protection system. The analyses should help governments on how they can increase spending on priority sectors for women, children, and vulnerable groups.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Are we on track to achieve gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls? This report brings together the latest available evidence on gender equality across all 17 Sustainable Development Goals, underscoring the progress made as well as the action still needed to accelerate progress.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
This brief summarizes Chapter 2 of UN Women’s flagship report, “Turning promises into action”. Investment in national statistical capacity is central to improving the coverage, quality, and timeliness of data for monitoring gender equality and the SDGs. Making sure data represent the lived reality of women and girls in all their diversity by addressing deep-seated biases in concepts, definitions, classifications, and methodologies, is essential to making women and girls visible.
Sunday, July 1, 2018
In preparation for the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) each year, UN Women drafts a set of two-page briefs related to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) under review. The briefs contain facts and figures on recent trends and key messages on the gender perspectives of each SDG.
Saturday, June 30, 2018
The 2017 annual report of the flagship programme initiative, Making Every Woman and Girl Count (MEWGC), describes the key achievements during the reporting period, including a review of activities and progress in implementing the MEWGC programme at the global, regional, and national levels. It also contains an update on resource mobilization and advocacy, a review of challenges and lessons learned, and a brief overview of plans for the forthcoming year.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
This publication examines the representation of women in the United Nations system at all levels and locations, by entity, and across various dimensions: representation, staff selection, appointment, career advancement and separation. It provides quantitative and qualitative data analysis on the United Nations’ progress towards gender parity, and includes examples of entity practices in key areas that impact the status of women.
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
The 2015 Gender Chart details how women are faring in global progress in 2015, as the MDGs wrap up and the Sustainable Development Goals begin to take their place. It was jointly produced by UN Women and the UN Statistics Division for the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on MDGs Indicators.
Monday, September 1, 2014
Interpersonal violence – in all its forms – has a grave effect on children: violence undermines children's future potential; damages their physical, psychological and emotional well-being; and in many cases, ends their lives. The report sheds light on the prevalence of different forms of violence against children.
Sunday, January 1, 2012
The Education Digest presents the latest education statistics worldwide.
Friday, January 1, 2010
Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 5, Target 5A calls for the reduction of maternal mortality ratio by three-quarters between 1990 and 2015. As part of on-going efforts, World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the World Bank revised and improved earlier methods to estimate maternal mortality in 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, and 2008; and developed methodology to present trends in maternal mortality from 1990 to 2008 at country, regional, and levels.
Friday, January 1, 2010
The report marks the fifteenth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women. Shortly after this landmark conference in 1995, the international community pledged to eliminate gender disparities in education by 2015 as part of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The report presents the latest available data to analyse national progress and pitfalls in offering every child and young person equal access to education regardless of their sex.