The 2018-2019 Annual Report highlights progress made around the Asia Pacific Region to make the vision of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals a reality for women and girls. UN Women stands behind women’s equal participation in all aspects of life, focusing on five priority areas: increasing women’s leadership and participation; ending violence against women; engaging women in all aspects of peace and security processes; enhancing women's economic empowerment. More
- Social protection (10)
- Migration (4)
- Economic empowerment (3)
- Ending violence against women and girls (3)
- Trafficking/sexual exploitation (2)
- Rural women (2)
- Rape/sexual assault (2)
- Peace and security (2)
- Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces (2)
- Gender-responsive budgeting (2)
- Gender discrimination (1)
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Friday, April 4, 2014
This document is a presentation of the summary of the key findings that have emerged from the study. It is being disseminated amongst key stakeholders with the prime objective of continuing to seek opinions on the subject of increasing inclusion of women and girls in the social protection system.
Friday, January 10, 2014
The booklet ‘Empowerment of Women Migrant Workers of Nepal’ aims to share information about the project ‘Sustaining the Gains of Foreign Labour Migration through Protection of Migrant Workers’ Rights.’
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
A situation Report on ''Nepali women in the Middle East-2013'' has been jointly published by Nepal Institute of Development Studies and Non Resident Nepalese Association with support of UN Women and European Commission. The study has extracted the factors and facts related to women migrant workers. The study has been conducted in the four major destinations of women migrant workers namely Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, UAE and Lebanon. The report shows that currently 1,174,154 women migrant workers are...
Thursday, August 29, 2013
Appendices of the report "Resilience for All? Towards Gender-Responsive Social Protection in South-East Asia"
Friday, August 23, 2013
Main report of the "Resilience for All? Towards Gender-Responsive Social Protection in South-East Asia".
Tuesday, August 6, 2013
UN women supported the parliamentary forum on “the promotion and protection of the rights of migrant workers” held on 12 November 2012. More than 200 representatives from legislative and executive bodies of the Royal Government of Cambodia, representatives of the diplomatic communities, development partners, UN agencies, NGOs, trade unions, recruitment agencies and women migrant workers participated in the forum.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
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.
Monday, December 24, 2012
This policy brief is an effort to highlight critical gender concerns in key government interventions such as Swadhar Greh, Swadhar and Short Stay Homes, and provide policy recommendations to address them. It culls out gaps in policies, implementation and budgets, and suggests how these schemes can be strengthened.
Saturday, May 5, 2012
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.