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Gender Alert on COVID-19 in Afghanistan | Issue XII: The Impact of COVID-19 on Women Affiliated with Opium Poppy Cultivation

Monday, July 13, 2020

The alert concludes with a set of preliminary recommendations for consideration by national and international stakeholders to engage long-term strategies to promote women’s economic empowerment, decision-making and access to essential services and essential prevention factors to curb opium poppy cultivation.

ACTION BRIEF: UN Women Asia and the Pacific and COVID-19

Monday, July 13, 2020

Six months into the COVID-19 crisis, UN Women has played a central part in setting a course for Asia and the Pacific to make gender equality and women’s empowerment central to the pandemic response.

South Tarawa Healthy Living Study: An Impact Evaluation of the Strengthening Peaceful Villages (SPV) Violence Prevention Intervention in South Tarawa, Kiribati

Monday, July 13, 2020

This evidence brief summarises the key findings from the South Tarawa Healthy Living Study: An Impact Evaluation of the Strengthening Peaceful Villages (SPV) Violence Prevention Intervention in Kiribati, which was carried out in early 2019, and aims to make the research findings freely available and accessible to audiences beyond the programme.

Fund for Gender Equality annual report 2019–2020

Friday, July 10, 2020

Supported by photos, data, infographics, and individual impact stories, the annual report highlights key achievements of the 18 active projects in 2019. It offers a snapshot of the impact the global pandemic caused by COVID-19 on grantees and the populations they serve, and the ways they are responding to it. Finally, it presents the results from its latest efforts to accelerate progress by fostering innovation and peer learning.

Annual Report 2019–2020

Thursday, July 9, 2020

This report tells UN Women’s story over the period 2019–2020. It shares how we and our many partners are striding forward to realize a better world for women and girls—one of equality and empowerment. Looking forward, we will draw on our full resources and experiences in protecting and advancing the rights of all women and girls. That is what we do and who we are, as a leader, mobilizer, convenor, provider of programmes, and partner for change.

Webinar Report on Gendered Impacts of COVID-19 on Bangladesh

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Around 150 people from diverse background attended a virtual discussion on Gendered Impacts of COVID-19 organized by UN Women on 19 May 2020. In the live webinar session, the experts discussed about the Rapid Gender Analysis (RGA) findings which UN Women conducted recently with contributions from the GiHA member agencies-

ACTION BRIEF: Women Human Rights Defenders: Women, Peace & Security and COVID-19 in Asia and the Pacific

Monday, July 6, 2020

This brief explores key ways that the work of WHRDs has been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, and how countries can ensure the work of WHRDs is recognized and protected during this time.

Gender Alert on COVID-19 in Afghanistan | Issue XI: The Impact of COVID-19 on Women’s Economic Empowerment – Women Entrepreneurship and Beyond

Thursday, July 2, 2020

This alert builds upon the fourth alert on the implications of COVID-19 on the already high burden of care and unpaid domestic labor responsibilities that women experience in Afghanistan. This alert provides a closer examination of the state of women’s entrepreneurship in Afghanistan and the potential impact of COVID-19 on the future of women’s entrepreneurship.

IN BRIEF: Covid-19, Women, and Prisons: Early Release and Non-Custodial Sentences for Women as an Effective Means to Reduce Covid-19 in Prison Populations

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the dire situation of overcrowded prisons and triggered discussions about alternative sanctions that effectively reduces crime rates and recidivism while ensuring health and safety of the prison population.

Gender Equality Update 19: Women's Leadership in COVID-19

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

The Gender Equality Update 19 focuses on women’s leadership in Nepal the context of COVID-19 response. It aims to bring forth the voices and highlights the emerging issues from women mayors and deputy mayors.

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