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16 things you can do to help end violence against women and girls

Monday, November 12, 2018

16 things you can do to help end violence against women and girls More

Strategy and National Action Plan on the Elimination of Violence against Women 2016-2020

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Violence against women and girls (VAWG) has been clearly established as a serious issue facing the majority of women and girls in Afghanistan with deadly, disabling, and long term consequences; not only for women, but for children, families, future generations, communities and society as a whole. VAWG deprives families and communities of peace and limits nearly half the population from fully participating in the betterment of society. Eliminating VAWG is a critical part of the development... More

Gender assessment of the response to the Kunduz offensive

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

The full gender analysis of the humanitarian response to 2015’s Kunduz crisis in Afghanistan. The analysis was led by UN Women and the Norwegian Refugee Council, with support from IASC GenCap senior gender advisor and provides an evidence base for future advocacy to ensure women and girls are better integrated into humanitarian action. More

Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices Survey on Women’s Economic Rights in Afghanistan

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

This study covered seven provinces in Afghanistan asking women and men about their understanding of women’s economic rights in theory and practice, as well as gender-based violence. The results will help form baseline information that can help shape future programming in these areas. More

Improving women’s economic rights in theory and practice

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

A summary of the Knowledge Attitudes and Practices survey on women’s economic rights in Afghanistan that UN Women undertook in 2015. The study covered seven provinces in Afghanistan asking women and men about their understanding of women’s economic rights in theory and practice, as well as gender-based violence. The results will help form baseline information that can help shape future programming in these areas. More

Making humanitarian response work for women and children

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

An overview of the gender analysis of the humanitarian response to 2015’s Kunduz crisis in Afghanistan. The analysis was led by UN Women and the Norwegian Refugee Council, with support from IASC GenCap senior gender advisor and provides an evidence base for future advocacy to ensure women and girls are better integrated into humanitarian action. More

New skills and knowledge provide hope to survivors of violence

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Part of UN Women’s Stories of Change series, this publication tells the story of Zarmeena, a survivor of violence who sought help at a UN Women-funded Women’s Protection Centre. The support services, legal support and vocational training has helped her return to school and escape violence. More

Protection and support help violence survivors heal and move on

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Part of UN Women’s Stories of Change series, this publication tells the story of Najiba and Lalbibi, two survivors of violence who sought help at a UN Women-funded Women’s Protection Centre, help that likely saved their lives. More

Starting a career saving lives in childbirth

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Part of UN Women’s Stories of Change series, Ryahem Alem tells her story of going through UN Women’s intern programme. The 22-year-old from Badakhshan is a trainee midwife who was placed at Ali Seena Hospital in Kabul. More

Laying the foundation for women’s economic empowerment

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Part of UN Women’s Stories of Change series, this publication tells the story of Nabila Azizi, a university graduate who went through UN Women’s intern programme and was placed with the World Food Programme. More

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