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- Gender equality and women’s empowerment (4)
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- Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) (2)
- Health (2)
- Ending violence against women and girls (2)
- COVID-19 (1)
- Gender discrimination (1)
- Economic empowerment (1)
- Political empowerment (1)
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Friday, July 24, 2020
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.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
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.
Monday, October 12, 2015
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.
Saturday, November 2, 2013
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.
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
UN Women Pakistan Newsletter - Issue No 5: May - August 2013
Monday, September 2, 2013
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,...
Monday, December 24, 2012
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.
Saturday, March 3, 2012
This is the report of an independent evaluation jointly conducted by the UN Women South Asia sub-regional office and SAARC in 2011-2012.
Sunday, December 25, 2011
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.
Monday, December 12, 2011
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.