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Climate change, gender equality and human rights in Asia - Regional review and promising practices

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

The report aims to provide a better understanding for policymakers in Asia about what focusing on human rights and gender equality in the context of climate change entails in practice.

Ending Violence against Women and Children in East Asia and Pacific

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

While the fields working to end VAC and VAW have largely developed separately, recent reviews and analyses of large datasets have identified multiple intersections between VAC and VAW including: co-occurrence, shared risk factors, similar underlying social norms, common consequences, intergenerational effects, and the period of adolescence as unique period of heightened vulnerabilities to both types of violence.

Service directory for women migrant workers in the ASEAN region

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Effective coordination and referrals are essential to respond to the needs of women migrant workers subject to violence. Safe and Fair has created a regional service directory for this purpose. The service directory enables referrals of women, including women migrant workers survivors of violence, by sharing information on available violence against women (VAW) specialized service providers across the region.

Viet Nam and COVID-19: Impact on the private sector

Friday, August 14, 2020

The aim of this report is to provide insights for employers concerning the immediate impact of the crisis on the private sector. These findings will assist employers looking to better support their workforce during the next stage of the crisis period.

Gender Responsive Budgeting in Viet Nam: Gender Equality in Transport

Saturday, August 1, 2020

Transport is one of the most important elements of national infrastructure and a key to gender equality. Women’s opportunities to access paid work are reduced when there is poor investment in gender responsive transport infrastructure.

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.

SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS FOR CHILDREN AND WOMEN IN QUARANTINE CENTRES TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the global pandemic with the novel strain of Corona virus (COVID-19 or SARS-CoV-2) on 11 March 2020. In Vietnam, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc announced an acute respiratory infection caused by a new strain of Corona virus (on February 20, 2020). The Government, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Public Security and other ministries, sectors and provinces have made great efforts to prevent and minimise the spread of the disease.

The COVID-19 Outbreak and Gender:

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

[Key Advocacy Points from Asia and the Pacific] Emerging Gender Impacts - Exacerbated burdens of unpaid care work on women and girls : Where healthcare systems are stretched by efforts to contain outbreaks, care responsibilities are frequently “downloaded” onto women and girls, who usually bear responsibility for caring for ill family members and the elderly. The closure of schools further exacerbates the burden of unpaid care work on women and girls, who absorb the additional work.

WeEmpowerAsia Bulletin

Thursday, February 13, 2020

This bulletin features stories, events, announcements, publications and resources as well as updates on the implementation of WeEmpowerAsia programme.

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