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Gender Responsive Planning and Budgeting in Bhutan: From Analysis to Action

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

The Royal Government of Bhutan has endorsed gender responsive planning and budgeting (GRPB) as a key strategy to achieve the larger goal of gender mainstreaming. Although, still at a nascent stage, the government has taken a number of critical institutional as well as policy measures that serve as critical entry points for strengthening GRPB in the country. In light of the gains achieved thus far, UN Women with support from the Asian Development Bank conducted GRPB analysis of three sectors... More

Gender Trade and Green Growth Volume II

Thursday, October 8, 2015

In Volume II of this report, we present detailed analysis of four industries/sectors that are regarded as green or ‘close to green’. This includes an analysis of the horticulture and agro processing industry in Bangladesh; agro processing in Bhutan; renewable energy and organic horticulture in India; and ecotourism in Nepal. The focus in each study is to examine the pattern of women’s employment in the relevant sector using information gathered directly from the fi eld and from... More

Gender, Trade and Green Growth Volume I

Thursday, October 8, 2015

The impact of opening up of trade opportunities has always been diff erent for diff erent groups of people, often exacerbating inequalities in the absence of counteractive measures and barriers. While inequalities exist in many forms – across the rich and the poor, the skilled and unskilled, the urban and the rural –the focus of this research is on the inequality between women and men. When we add to this mix of trade and gender, the aspect of sustainability in development or... More

Women in Politics Status of Women’s Political Participation in Bhutan

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

The main content of the research has been crystallized into four chapters in this report. Chapter 1 provides a broad overview of the socio-cultural context and the evolution of the political system in Bhutan. It highlights the current status of women’s participation in decision-making at both the national and local level, and explains why women’s participation is important. Chapter 2 covers objectives of the study and the methodology used. Chapter 3 presents the results of the research in the form of exhaustive data and the main survey findings, while chapter 4 extrapolates these findings to recommendations and conclusions... More

Local Governance for Gender Equality: A study in select districts of India

Thursday, October 18, 2012

The study was designed to provide evidence in informing UN Women’s programme, “Promoting Women’s Political Leadership and Governance in India and South Asia.” A major focus of the study is on domestic violence. More

Country Reviews: Women’s Political Participation in South Asia

Thursday, October 18, 2012

This paper shines important light on a matter of increasing international interest: how to achieve gender responsive governance and advance the cause of gender equality and representative democracy? More

Everyday Equality

Monday, December 12, 2011

This report tracks the progress made by women in South Asia in areas such as violence against women, and economic empowerment. This was the base document for the Seventh South Asia Regional Ministerial Conference in October 2010. More

Promoting Women’s Political Leadership and Governance in India and South Asia

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

This report presents the results and successes of joint programmes between the Government of India and UN Women to strengthen the leadership skills and confidence of women leaders in gram panchayats (village councils) so they can make informed decisions that benefit all. More

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