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Building an Evidence Base for Empowering Women for Peaceful Communities: A case study of Bangladesh and Indonesia

Thursday, February 21, 2019

This study in Bangladesh and Indonesia has identified the many ways in which women and men influence values, attitudes and behaviours within their communities, from raising awareness of violent extremism, challenging belief systems that cause harm to women and children, to advocating education for women and girls. Four key outcomes can be discerned from the research con-ducted across programme and non-programme sites in Bangla-desh and Indonesia... More

Gender Profile for Humanitarian Action, and across the Humanitarian-Peace-Development Nexus | Rakhine, Kachin and Northern Shan

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

The crises in Kachin, Northern Shan and Rakhine, Myanmar, have different impacts on women, girls, boys and men among crisis-affected populations based on gender, age, disability, ethnicity, religion, citizenship status, sexual orientation and gender identity, and other diversities. The crises disproportionately affect women and girls, as well as the most vulnerable and marginalized population groups... More

UN Women Timor-Leste Quarterly Newsletter | October - December 2018

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

As the world faces pushback on gender equality and women’s fundamental rights, in 2018 Timor-Leste achieved record numbers of women’s representation in the National Parliament (40 per cent). The private sector also made great strides to demonstrate its commitment to gender equality, with the Women’s Business Association establishing their Strategic Plan for the years ahead and companies such as Kmanek and Telkomcel adopting the Women’s Empowerment... More

Study on the Application of Women’s Empowerment Principles in Top 50 Companies in Indonesia

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

The study on the Application of Women’s Empowerment Principles provides a snapshot of the initiatives being implemented to empower women in the top 50 companies in Indonesia across the WEPs categories: corporate leadership; human rights and nondiscrimination; health and safety; education and training; enterprise development; community leadership and engagement; and transparency, measuring and reporting. Primary data for this study was generated from in-depth interviews carried out with... More

Connect with Respect School-based prevention of violence against women and girls

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Connect with Respect is a curriculum tool to assist teachers across the Asia-Pacific region. It is based on evidence around violence prevention, changing gender norms and school-based interventions in the region and beyond. UN Women is working in partnership with the Timor-Leste Ministry of Education and three selected schools in Dili to adapt the Connect with Respect Toolkit for extra-curricular educational programming in the Timorese context, complementing the existing curriculum. The project... More

Transformative Leadership Leading for Gender Equality and Women’s Rights

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

From 2017-2018, with support from the Government of Japan, UN Women Timor-Leste has conducted a training on ‘Transformative Leadership for Gender Equality’, covering 48 hours of individual and group skills-building spread across a 12-month period. Through the initiative, 40 participants from Secretary of State for Equality and Inclusion (SEII), the National Police of Timor-Leste, and the National Women’s Network Rede Feto have gained knowledge... More

UN Women Asia and the Pacific Newsletter |
16 Days of Activism Special Edition

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

This year, UN Women and partners around the world commemorated the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (25 November – 10 December) under the theme of “Orange the World: #HearMeToo”. Coming on the heels of global movements and grass-roots campaigns such as ‘#MeToo’, “#มีอะไรจะบอก”, “#ItHappenedToMeToo”, “#TimesUp”, #MeTooIndia and “HollaBack!”, the 16 Days of Activism was a rallying moment to bring... More

Report: A Gender Analysis of the Right to a Nationality in Myanmar

Monday, January 14, 2019

In 2017, UNHCR and UN Women partnered to conduct a gender analysis of the right to a nationality in Myanmar. This was implemented by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), along with local CSO The Seagull, the Statelessness Network Asia Pacific (SNAP) and the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion (ISI). The report was launched on 7 March 2018 as part of a series of events celebrating International Women’s Day. Conducted in Mawlamyine, Mandalay and Yangon, the study included participants... More

UN Women Timor-Leste Quarterly Newsletter | September 2018

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Highlights of UN Women Timor-Leste’s programming and progress related to gender equality and women’s empowerment in the country from July to September 2018. More

UN Women Timor-Leste Quarterly Newsletter | April 2018

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Highlights of UN Women Timor-Leste’s programming and progress related to gender equality and women’s empowerment in the country from April to July 2018. Language: English and Tetun More

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