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Safe Cities Scoping Study

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Following years of advocacy from the women’s movement on the problem of sexual harassment and violence against women in public spaces, UN Women conducted a safe cities scoping study with diverse partners in the capital Dili, with exploratory discussions for conducting a safety audit in 3 Dili sites and the Baucau central marketplace. The Study was conducted and validated between November 2017 and July 2018. The Scoping Study report provides an overview of key findings and recommendations,...

Safety Audit Findings: Risks in the Safety of Women

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Safety Audit seeks to identify key concerns of women’ safety and sexual violence against women and girls. The audit assessed the situation on the safety of women at selected areas in Jakarta through information gathering and data collection using different tools and methods. The research aims to help key stakeholders design program and interventions to make cities safer for women and girls.

In Brief - Safe Cities Global Initiative

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Sexual harassment and other forms of sexual violence in public spaces are an everyday occurrence for women and girls around the world—in urban and rural areas, in developed and developing countries.

UN Safe Cities Global Initiative - At a Glance: 10 Core Elements

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Global comparative effort to develop and evaluate tools, policies and model approaches on prevention of and response to violence against women & girls across different settings. Forms part of comprehensive programming to achieve gender equality and women's empowerment (GEWE) through transformative change.

Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces

Thursday, October 13, 2016

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.


Wednesday, September 21, 2016

A Regional Study of Interventions to Enhance Women and Girls’ Safety and Mobility in Public Spaces, Asia and the Pacific Region In public and private spaces, women and girls experience and fear various types of violence, ranging from harassment, to rape and femicide. Momentum is growing around the issue of women and girls’ safety in urban, public spaces. However, given that this is a relatively new field of work, published evidence of the impacts of such interventions remain.

UN Women's Work in the Philippines: Peace, Presence and Partnerships

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The Philippines Project Office (PPO) was set up in 2004 as part of the CEDAW Southeast Asia Programme, a regional programme funded by the Government of Canada covering seven countries in Southeast Asia, including the Philippines.

UN Women Pacific Newsletter

Thursday, December 18, 2014

UN Women Pacific Newsletter Issue# 3

A Study of Delhi Police Helplines

Saturday, January 12, 2013

How effective are police helplines? This study by Jagori, UN Women, UN Habitat and the Department of Women and Child Development, Delhi Government tries to understand the purpose of helplines, and studies the processes followed by the Delhi Police when it responds to hotlines (100 and 1091).

Are our cities safe for women?

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.

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