26
results found
1 - 20 of 26 Results
Date:
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.
Date:
The linkages between organized crime, including trafficking in persons, and violent extremism are a global concern. These linkages are starting to receive some attention, but this is limited to specific conflict contexts such as Iraq and Syria. In recognition of the link between violent extremism and trafficking in persons and the gendered nature of both, the UN Security Council adopted its first resolution on trafficking in persons in areas affected by armed conflict in 2016 (UNSCR 2331). But overall, there is little understanding of the relationship between violent extremism and trafficking in persons, or of how gender informs this interaction.
Date:
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.
Date:
Trafficking is prevalent across the Greater Mekong subregion, yet the specific gendered experiences of those affected remain underexplored. Relatively little is known about the extent to which initiatives aimed at prevention, return and response and reintegration are gender-responsive. This report aims to fill these gaps. It brings together a wide-ranging literature and policy review and primary qualitative data to provide insights into how gender and trafficking intersect across Cambodia, Myanmar and Thailand. It identifies a range of gaps and challenges and identifies priorities for future policy and programming.
Date:
In markets across Lao People’s Democratic Republic, market management committee representatives consist of officials from relevant government agencies and market owners, with no market vendors. This leaves women vendors without a voice in decisions made or implemented by the committee. They also lack information about existing assistance and support functions. Most women interviewed had never received any assistance from any organization. Providing capacity-building to women market...
Date:
Women and girls fear and experience various types of sexual violence in public spaces, from unwanted sexual remarks and touching to rape and femicide. It is a universal issue.
Date:
Women in India are key leaders and agents of ecorestoration in preserving India’s forests. Yet limited policy priority and implementation is given to the needs of women.
Date:
This joint UN Women and OHCHR publication is intended as a tool to guide and support the adoption and effective implementation of laws, policies and programmes to ensure women's access, use and control over land and other productive resources.
Date:
This baseline study of UN Women’s anti-trafficking programme recognizes structural inequalities, vulnerabilities and lack of sustainable livelihoods as the chief causes of human trafficking.
Date:
This report highlights the gender gaps which persist to barricade women in agricultural productivity and developments.
Date:
In the Western Indian state of Gujarat, UN Women has funded an energy conversation programme in the districts of Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar.
Date:
The study examines how safe the two city areas are for women and girls and explores the relationship between women’s fear of violence and their avoidance of specific public spaces.
Date:
The literature on Pacific Island women and agriculture is scattered across many academic disciplines and development project reports. This review and annotated bibliography is a first step in uniting these diverse sources to reveal a number of commonalities shared by women who engage in agriculture.
Date:
This guide introduces the key concepts of safe cities work and offers practical tools for how to begin building a safer, more inclusive city.
Date:
A study based on women’s voices in rural Haryana draws attention to women’s ownership of land, and how economic independence can help reduce violence against women.
Date:
Rural, indigenous people live in two simultaneous situations. While they have highly developed capabilities for management of biodiverse natural resources, they are lodged in a discriminated, excluded existence, away from the centre stage of economic and technological change.
Date:
The literature on Pacific Island markets and market traders is scattered across many academic disciplines and development project reports. This review and annotated bibliography unites these diverse sources to reveal a number of commonalities shared by women market traders.
Date:
The study examines the safety of women and girls in Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode cities in Kerala state of India.
Date:
A study report from the Gujarat Institute of Development Research analyzing Home-based Workers in the rich and poor segments of the Garment industry in Gujarat state of India.
Date:
This report presents the external evaluation of the UNIFEM Regional Anti-Trafficking Programme (2000-2009) in Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka.