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UN Women Timor Leste Quarterly Newsletter | January - March 2020

Monday, June 1, 2020

Timor-Leste’s recent history is full of stories of women who have made a significant contribution to building the nation. Women played various roles during the struggle for independence and participated in politics and state-building soon after independence.

Gender Alert Issue V: Maintaining services for survivors of violence against women and girls during COVID-19

Thursday, May 21, 2020

This alert provides guidance for service providers operating during the COVID-19 pandemic to continue to safely provide critical services to survivors of violence against women and girls. It highlights the need for service providers to implement strict measures to prevent and mitigate COVID-19 spreading to be able to continue to operate safely and maintain services that are essential for survivors of violence.

Guidance Note for Family Protection Centers, Family Guidance Centers and Women and Girl Safe Spaces operating during the COVID-19 pandemic

Sunday, May 17, 2020

The purpose of this guidance note is to provide practical to guide Family Guidance Centers (FGCs), Family Protection Centers (FPCs) and Women and Girl Safe Spaces (WGSS) on how to adapt service provision during the COVID-19 crisis.

Guidance Note for Women Protection Centers operating during the COVID-19 pandemic

Sunday, May 17, 2020

Women Protection Centers must take special precautions to protect their residents, employees, and visitors from COVID-19 to mitigate the risks to contract and spread the virus. The purpose of this guidance note is to guide Women Protection Centers (WPC) (shelters) to provide services during the COVID-19 crisis.

UN Women Asia and the Pacific Newsletter 2020 Vol1

Friday, May 15, 2020

UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide.

Independent report: 25 year-implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action in Viet Nam, focusing on gender-based violence from perspective of civil society organizations

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

This report is a review of the progress made on the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action in the last five years (2014 - 2019), focusing on gender-based violence from the perspective of civil society organisations. The report also highlights efforts and achievements on the prevention of gender-based violence by the government and civil society organisations in Viet Nam, identifies challenges and proposes solutions to these challenges.

Independent report: 25 year-implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action in Viet Nam from perspective of the youth in Viet Nam

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.

Voices of women from the ground - a brief on the challenges of women against COVID19

Monday, May 11, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting nationwide restricted mobility is exacerbating the pre-existing social and economic inequalities, adding more layers of barriers, discrimination and threats for women in their homes and communities. The brief reflects the situation and voices of women and gender diverse people from the ground, constantly battling against these challenges.

Safety planning for violence against women during the COVID-19 pandemic

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Under the current COVID-19 pandemic, “isolation measures” could put women at further risk of violence. Safety planning is a way to think about how to stay safe in your home, community and in workplace no matter your migration status.

Action Brief: A Guide for Action to Stem Increasing Violence Against Women amid the COVID-19 Pandemic in Asia and the Pacific

Monday, May 4, 2020

Action Brief: A Guide for Action to Stem Increasing Violence Against Women amid the COVID-19 Pandemic in Asia and the Pacific

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