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United Nations Pakistan - Magazine 2/2017

29 May 2017

The second issue of the United Nations Pakistan magazine for 2017 focuses on women’s empowerment. Following International Women’s Day 2017, celebrated across the globe and in Pakistan, we bring you features touching upon the transformative role of women in society, the paramount importance of providing them with equal rights and the UN’s progress in facilitating this, through initiatives such as the gripping anti-violence #Beatme campaign to end domestic abuse... More

Know Your Rights!

25 May 2017

Are you migranting for work? KNOW YOUR RIGHTS! This pamphlet provides vital information to female migrant workers in Myanmar and abroad. More


25 May 2017

Summary of key updates, facts and figures, initiatives, progress, challenges, needs and opportunities related to gender equality and women’s empowerment in post-earthquake recovery and reconstruction process in Nepal. More


25 May 2017

Summary of key updates, facts and figures, initiatives, progress, challenges, needs and opportunities related to gender equality and women’s empowerment in the post-earthquake recovery and reconstruction process in Nepal. More


01 May 2017

To advance these joint objectives, The Government of the United Kingdom Foreign & Commonwealth Office and UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific have joined together to work towards better addressing the needs of conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV) victims/survivors and their children, including through National Action Plans on Women, Peace and Security (NAPs-WPS). Focusing on Nepal, Myanmar, Indonesia, the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Timor-Leste, the project considers... More

Women’s Empowerment Principles: A Practical Guide for Enterprises

27 April 2017

Women’s Empowerment Principles: A Practical Guide for Enterprises, was developed to serve as a toolkit for enterprises to integrate and implement the WEPs in their policies and business activities through which both men and women are equally entitled to decent jobs, career development, training and promotion. More

The Manual for Facilitators of Male Advocate Clubs to Prevent

24 April 2017

Violence against Women and Girls: Transforming masculinities and building respectful and equal relationships with women was developed by adapting existing evidence informed manuals for the local Vietnamese context . This male advocacy intervention takes a primary prevention approach in that it addresses the underlying causes and risk factors for VAWG perpetration and empowers men to adopt non-violent masculinities and gender equitable attitudes, as well as strengthening their relationship,... More

A Common Framework for Gender Equality & Social Inclusion

14 April 2017

The framework was developed to help build a common understanding between Development Partners (DPs) regarding gender equality and social inclusion. Nepal has achieved significant progress in addressing these issues, supported by positive national and international commitments. However, a large proportion of Nepal’s population continues to be affected by discrimination. A more coherent approach among DPs will ensure further coordinated collective support to the Government of Nepal. More

Gender Briefing Kit 2016

14 April 2017

Gender Briefing Kit 2016 is a snapshot of the current status of key gender and development issues in Viet Nam. In addition to capturing substantial progress made to promote women’s human rights, it highlights outstanding and emerging challenges and concerns that require due attention to ensure sustainable and equitable development in manifold aspects of socio-economic life. It focuses on education, health and health care, economic empowerment, political participation and leadership,... More

Securing Rights of Women Farmers: DEVELOPING A ROADMAP FOR ACTION

05 April 2017

Women farmers comprise approximately 65 per cent of the agricultural workforce in India. However, gender-specific barriers do not allow women farmers equal economic rights and opportunity, and they remain under-resourced, under-represented, unacknowledged and almost invisible. A comprehensive framework for addressing gender gaps in laws, institutions, policies and programmes in the agricultural sector is essential for recognition and empowerment of women farmers and equal human rights for all,... More

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