The 2018-2019 Annual Report highlights progress made around the Asia Pacific Region to make the vision of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals a reality for women and girls. UN Women stands behind women’s equal participation in all aspects of life, focusing on five priority areas: increasing women’s leadership and participation; ending violence against women; engaging women in all aspects of peace and security processes; enhancing women's economic empowerment. More
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Monday, July 20, 2020
This evidence brief summarises the key findings from the South Tarawa Healthy Living Study: An Impact Evaluation of the Strengthening Peaceful Villages (SPV) Violence Prevention Intervention in Kiribati, which was carried out in early 2019, and aims to make the research findings freely available and accessible to audiences beyond the programme.
Monday, June 12, 2017
In addition to the quality assessment of individual reports, the GERAAS system requires a Meta-Analysis of evaluations to capture the key insights from evaluation reports rated ‘satisfactory’ or above according to UN Women standards. This ensures that the body of evidence produced by corporate and decentralized evaluations are synthetized and used to inform corporate-level and decentralized policies and strategies. Whereas the Meta-Evaluation provides a rating of the quality of...
Monday, June 20, 2016
UN Women is working to reduce vulnerability of women affected by climate change. In December 2011, UN Women launched the project, “Reducing Vulnerability of Women Affected by Climate Change through Livelihood Options” which was supported by the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Dhaka. The two implementing partners were BRAC and Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS). The goal of the project was to ensure that women in communities vulnerable to the impact of...
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
December 2014 UN Women’s Anti Human Trafficking (AHT) program was a first of its kind initiative which sought to address the problem of trafficking of women and girls by checking the problem at source. In this regard, the program was designed to successfully align itself to the factors that lead to women/girl’s vulnerability to getting trafficked/exploited by malicious elements from within or outside the community. The Evaluation has been led by Ernst & Young’s (EY)...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
This technical report provides specific recommendations regarding provisions to be included in the Chinese national Family Violence Law. These recommendations are informed by international human rights treaties adopted by China that define the State’s responsibility to provide protection to victims of family violence and hold perpetrators accountable as well as by the gaps that exist in current Chinese law. The recommendations also integrate lessons learned from presentations made by international experts on national laws regarding family violence, children’s rights, disability rights and elder abuse from Austria, Australia, Finland, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and the United States at the UN International Family Violence Roundtable in April 2014.
Monday, July 28, 2014
UN Women’s Fund for Gender Equality is bringing about real changes in lives and communities all around the world. It is one of the world’s leading grant-making funds for women’s equality.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
As part of the national evaluation capacity building activities, UN Women Evaluation Office (EO) provided bursaries to four practitioners/researchers working in the area of gender responsive evaluation to present their research topics at the 2011 Sri Lanka Evaluation Association (SLEvA) International Conference on 6-9 June, 2011 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Malaysian Evaluation Society (MES), 6th International Evaluation Conference, 2014 Kuala Lumpur: 24-28 March, 2014
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
The Conference provided a forum for good practices and lessons learned by delegates, canvassed regional frameworks and cooperation efforts on labour migration governance, as well as national efforts to protect women migrant workers by implementing gender-responsive, rights-based labour migration laws and policies, and creative strategies and advocacy by women migrant workers to claim their rights and celebrate their contributions towards sustainable development. The Conference also reinforced...
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
To improve the legal framework for better promotion and protection of the rights of Cambodian women migrant workers, UN Women held several workshops for representatives from Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training (MOLVT), and representatives from Malaysian embassy. The inputs and recommendations from the workshops resulted in successful development of The Sample Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of Malaysia and the Government of Kingdom of Cambodia (MOU) on the recruitment and placement of Cambodian domestic workers and the development of employment contract between Malaysian Employer and Cambodian domestic worker.