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• Description in English The report has been written by the Institute for Social Development Studies (ISDS) and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women in Viet Nam (UN Women) while Viet Nam is rushing to complete the ‘Master Plan on Socio-economic Development of Ethnic Minorities and Mountainous Areas 2021-2030’. This study also confirms that positive changes in public administration reform, such as the one-stop-shop mechanism, digital public services, and infrastructure improvements are necessary
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This report includes an assessment of the extent to which progress towards the targets of the Sendai Framework has been gender-responsive and disability-inclusive.
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UN Women, UNICEF and UNFPA jointly issue this thirteenth alert to continue to highlight the gender specific impacts of COVID-19 in Afghanistan. This alert focuses on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Afghanistan’s youth: girls, adolescent girls and young women.
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The linkages between organized crime, including trafficking in persons, and violent extremism are a global concern. These linkages are starting to receive some attention, but this is limited to specific conflict contexts such as Iraq and Syria. In recognition of the link between violent extremism and trafficking in persons and the gendered nature of both, the UN Security Council adopted its first resolution on trafficking in persons in areas affected by armed conflict in 2016 (UNSCR 2331). But overall, there is little understanding of the relationship between violent extremism and trafficking in persons, or of how gender informs this interaction.
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The independent report was developed by a group of 20 Vietnamese young people with technical and financial support from the UN Women Viet Nam Country Office.
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Trafficking is prevalent across the Greater Mekong subregion, yet the specific gendered experiences of those affected remain underexplored. Relatively little is known about the extent to which initiatives aimed at prevention, return and response and reintegration are gender-responsive. This report aims to fill these gaps. It brings together a wide-ranging literature and policy review and primary qualitative data to provide insights into how gender and trafficking intersect across Cambodia, Myanmar and Thailand. It identifies a range of gaps and challenges and identifies priorities for future policy and programming.
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Women and girls fear and experience various types of sexual violence in public spaces, from unwanted sexual remarks and touching to rape and femicide. It is a universal issue.
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The report presents overall findings, draws comparative conclusions across the four case studies and discusses practical recommendations for integrating gender equality programming in future humanitarian interventions in ways that strengthen effectiveness and inclusiveness.
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UN Women Pakistan Newsletter - Issue No 5: May - August 2013
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This study concluded that the promotion of gender equality and women’s access to justice required not only the enactment of new laws that were compliant with international standards such as the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) but that these laws should be implemented by a gender-sensitive administration of justice. This indeed is one of the State obligations under CEDAW which calls on states to “take all appropriate measures,...
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The aim of this resource is to improve availability, acceptability, accessibility and quality of HIV and sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services for women, men, girls, and boys, regardless of gender identity or sexual orientation, with the ultimate goal to improve HIV and SRH related health outcomes, including prevention of HIV infection and mortality, and reduction of other sexually transmitted infections, unwanted and unplanned pregnancy, and intimate partner violence.
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This baseline study of UN Women’s anti-trafficking programme recognizes structural inequalities, vulnerabilities and lack of sustainable livelihoods as the chief causes of human trafficking.
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By assessing the current approach of NRHM towards engendering health and the constraints thereof on its overall performance, this policy brief attempts to provide a set of recommendations to enhance the gender responsiveness of NRHM, which need to be considered in its new avatar.
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The study examines how safe the two city areas are for women and girls and explores the relationship between women’s fear of violence and their avoidance of specific public spaces.
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This is the report of an independent evaluation jointly conducted by the UN Women South Asia sub-regional office and SAARC in 2011-2012.
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The paper by Savitri W. E. Goonesekere examines the evolving concept of substantive equality and its implications for South Asia – a region where, despite some gains, the stark reality of gender based discrimination is still all pervasive.
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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.
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This guide introduces the key concepts of safe cities work and offers practical tools for how to begin building a safer, more inclusive city.
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The study examines the safety of women and girls in Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode cities in Kerala state of India.
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This report presents the external evaluation of the UNIFEM Regional Anti-Trafficking Programme (2000-2009) in Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka.