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Good Practices Brochure: Stateless Women and Girls

Friday, May 14, 2021

Stateless women and girls experience particular gender-related barriers, and the pandemic further exacerbated their vulnerability. Increased sexual and gender-based violence, socioeconomic impacts, school dropouts due to excess demands at home, forced marriage and early pregnancy are some of the major factors that continue to threaten to reverse hard-won gains on gender equality.

Gender Alert on Fire in Kutapalong and Balukali Camps

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

On the afternoon of March 22, 2021, a massive fire broke out in the Rohingya refugee camps in Ukhiya, Cox’s Bazar. The fire quickly spread across three camps consuming shelters and personal belongings of refugees as well as essential facilities such as hospitals, primary health facilities, learning centers, and women friendly spaces in the camps.

The Only Way is Up: Monitoring and Encouraging Diverse SOGIESC Inclusion in the Humanitarian and DRR Sectors

Monday, March 29, 2021

Before, during and after disasters and conflicts, people with diverse sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and sex characteristics (SOGIESC) experience discrimination, violence and exclusion. This report explores what inclusion truly means according to key frameworks and tools in the humanitarian and disaster risk reduction systems. At the same time, it serves to identify gaps within these systems and generate a clearer understanding of how and why these gaps exist.

Guidance Note: Diverse SOGIESC Rapid Assessment Tool to Assess Diverse SOGIESC Inclusion Results in Humanitarian Contexts

Monday, March 29, 2021

This Guidance Note provides detailed information on how and when to use the Diverse SOGIESC Rapid Assessment Tool package to facilitate assessment of diverse SOGIESC inclusion of programmes/projects implemented by humanitarian organizations. The tool requires use of a Survey instrument for collecting data from people with diverse SOGIESC, and spreadsheet-based Questionnaires and Dashboard for deriving a diverse SOGIESC inclusion score. The tool focuses on five key areas: Pre-emergency...

Tracking the Progress and Impact of Women’s Leadership in COVID-19 Responses in the Philippines

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

The purpose of this research is to develop a framework and tools to measure women’s leadership and participation in the COVID-19 response. Now, the new measurement framework developed by Humanitarian Advisory Group and UN Women has shown that, even when women and women’s rights organisations (WROs) are operationally active and supported to coordinate, advocate, and grow, their lack of access to the spaces where decisions are continues to prevent transformative change.

Framework and Tools for Measuring Women’s Leadership and Meaningful Participation in COVID-19 Responses

Monday, March 8, 2021

This document provides a framework and tools for assessing the progress and impact of women’s leadership and meaningful participation in the COVID-19 response.

Good Practices Brochure: Adolescent Girls

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Adolescents and youth are a vital positive force in emergency preparedness and response. While they have wide-ranging capacities they also have unique needs, and too often adolescents are lost between programming for children and programming for older adults. In particular, adolescent girls are disproportionately affected by crises. Compared to boys, girls are less likely to be able to meet their basic needs.

Good Practices Brochure: Intersection of Gender and Disability in Humanitarian Responses

Thursday, January 7, 2021

In July 2019, the Inter-Agency Standing Committee published Guidelines on the ‘Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action’ which set out essential actions that humanitarian actors must take in order to effectively identify and respond to the needs and rights of persons with disabilities.

Gender Equality Update 22

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

The Gender Equality Update #22 recognizes the valuable efforts of women’s groups to promote and protect the rights of the most excluded and vulnerable groups in Nepal during the COVID-19 crisis.

Gender snapshot 3: COVID-19 in the Philippines

Thursday, September 3, 2020

The Philippines remains gravely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic with the highest number of COVID-19 cases in South East Asia, and the second highest number of COVID-19 related deaths. This third Gender Snapshot from UN Women Philippines captures the situation of women and girls in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic from the period of June to July 2020. Protection from gender-based violence, and threats to the safety of LGBTIQ...

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