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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

Status Report on Womens Economic Participation and Empowerment

18 May 2016

The concept of women’s economic empowerment (WEE) combines “economic advancement” and “agency” (the power to make choices and decisions for one-self), which are in turn shaped by individual and community resources and by norms and institutions. In Pakistan social vulnerability juxtaposed with economic vulnerability keeps women underpaid and overworked, even when they overcome structural and social barriers to seek employment. The near invisibility of women in... More

United Nations Pakistan Newsletter

04 April 2016

Issue 1/2016 - In this issue: (*) Focus on Transforming slums into thriving communities. (*) Addressing the challenge of under-resourced urban settlements – A top priority. (*) Making cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable. (*) Guiding urban development in Pakistan. (*) Everyone’s dream is to live in cities without slums – Achieving sustainable urbanization. More

Timeline: Gender Equality in Review | Pakistan Country Office 2014

19 May 2015

A South-South cooperation of all eight South Asian countries placed the role of women in elections and political processes, including their leadership in decision-making on the agenda both at the national and regional levels. This exchange successfully brought out commonalities of problems faced by women in their political empowerment, and their underlying drivers. Adoption of a Joint Resolution sets a vision and key actions to promote women’s political empowerment, ensuring they... More

UN Women Pakistan Newsletter Issue No 7: January - April 2014

07 November 2014

UN Women Pakistan Newsletter Issue No 7: January - April 2014 More

UN Women Pakistan Newsletter Issue 6: September - December 2013

07 November 2014

UN Women Pakistan Newsletter Issue 6 More

Violence Against Women in Politics

01 May 2014

The UN Security Council (UNSC) and different United Nations agencies, such as UN Women and the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) have identified VAW as a factor that deters women from participating in politics. Their reports have discussed the inherent relationship between VAW and governance. They have shown VAW as a consequence of the failure of governance and have looked for ways to monitor and control such violence. More

UN Women Pakistan Newsletter Special Issue - October 2013

04 November 2013

Inside this Special issue: “I Believe in Voting” Women’s Political Participation Tum Pakistan ki Beti Ho Advancing Civic and Voter Education Your Identity Counts Physically Challenged Voters Lead the Pursuit for Equality Tribal Men have Spoken… “Our Women will Vote” Engaging and Mobilizing Minorities Youth as roaming CVE messengers Including Women as Electoral Administrators Promises to Deliver on: Political Party Manifestos and Women... More

UN Women Pakistan Newsletter - Issue No 5: May - August 2013

01 October 2013

UN Women Pakistan Newsletter - Issue No 5: May - August 2013 More

UN Women Pakistan Newsletter, Issue No. 4 - January to April 2013

11 June 2013

UN Women Pakistan Newsletter - Issue 4 - UN Women globally launched "One Woman: A song for UN Women" on International Women’s Day, 8 March 2013. “One Woman” is a musical celebration of women worldwide, featuring 25 artists (men and women) from 20 countries across the globe... More

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