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UN Women Timor-Leste Annual Report 2017-2018

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

The Annual Report documents UN Women’s work to foster women’s empowerment and gender equality in Timor-Leste. It highlights some of the organization’s initiatives during the year along with the progress and achievements of gender equality and women’s empowerment by the government in collaboration with UN Women and other partners. The story of progress shared in the 2017 Annual Report is above all, a story of partnerships and participation... More

Empowering women for peaceful communities: Evidence from Indonesia and Bangladesh

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

This brief summarizes innovative research conducted by Monash University’s Gender, Peace and Security Centre in conjunction with UN Women’s “Empowered Women, Peaceful Communities” programme. The research examined how the programme has impacted social cohesion, women’s empowerment, community empowerment, and preventing and countering extremist ideologies in the programme communities in Indonesia and Bangladesh. To do this, an in-depth qualitative and quantitative... More

Gender and Violent Extremism: an analysis of online behaviour across Asia Pacific

Friday, March 30, 2018

This study was produced by Moonshot CVE for UN Women as part of a the Empowered Women, Peaceful Communities programme. It is the first gender-disaggregated study of support for violent extremism in the online space in Indonesia, Bangladesh, the Philippines and Malaysia. The project also aims to highlight any potential associations between rates of sexual and gender-based violence (GBV) and support for violent extremism in these countries. Data collection is currently underway using our... More

PRELIMINARY FINDINGS OF THE NATIONAL SURVEY ON THE THREAT OF RADICALIZATION AMONG MUSLIM MEN AND WOMEN IN INDONESIA

Friday, March 30, 2018

This survey is the second of its kind in Indonesia, and the first in the country to provide sex-disaggregated information on the potential for radicalization, measured as the participation or willingness to participate in actions that lead to violence or include violence in the name of religion. It was produced by Wahid Foundation for UN Women as part of the Empowered Women, Peaceful Communities programme. More

SETTING THE SCENE FOR PREVENTING VIOLENT EXTREMISM IN SOUTH EAST AND SOUTH ASIA

Friday, March 30, 2018

:: A WAY FORWARD FOR WOMEN’S ENGAGEMENT IN INDONESIA AND BANGLADESH :: Terrorism and violent extremism as well as efforts to counter their threat, are still widely considered to be male domains. This is despite evidence which shows women and girls are directly and indirectly engaged in, and/ or harmed by acts of terrorism and violent extremism and targeted for recruitment by terrorist and violent extremist groups; as well as being key stakeholders in efforts to prevent and counter their... More

GENDER-SENSITIVE NATIONAL ACTION PLANS ON PREVENTING VIOLENT EXTREMISM

Friday, March 30, 2018

Terrorism and violent extremism impact women and girls in specific ways. Many terrorist and violent extremist groups are placing control over women and girls at the heart of their agendas, using gender stereotypes to radicalize and recruit. Limitations on women’s rights, including restrictions on their freedom of movement and freedom of expression can signal early warning signs of rising extremism. Increasingly, women and girls are themselves being... More

Empowered Women, Peaceful Communities | Programme's brief

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

In April 2017, UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific began implementing one of UN Women’s largest programmes on preventing violent extremism “Empowered Women, Peaceful Communities”, with a focus on Indonesia and Bangladesh. The programme is engaging in pioneering work by building understanding of women’s diverse roles in violent extremism, including as promoters or preventers. Through the programme, UN Women is working with women at the community level to... More

NAP 1325 Monitoring report 2016

Thursday, December 14, 2017

This Implementation Monitorization of National Action Plan for UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) for Women, Peace & Security was developed based on the 2016 annual reports submitted by Line Ministries to Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Unit (UPMA) under Prime Minister’s Office. UN Women facilitated the development of this report financially and technically. More

UN Women Timor-Leste Annual Report 2016-2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

The Annual Report documents UN Women’s work to foster women’s empowerment and gender equality in Timor-Leste. It highlights some of the organization’s initiatives during the year along with the progress and achievements of gender equality and women’s empowerment by the government in collaboration with UN Women and other partners; new initiatives taken forward, and contact information. More

Conflict-related Sexual Violence in Asia-Pacific: Putting Victims/Survivors First

Thursday, June 8, 2017

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)... More

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