As this annual report repeatedly demonstrates, UN Women is well positioned in the region to help link people and issues, and catalyse lasting results towards the globally agreed goal of achieving gender equality by 2030. Our triple mandate means we are a trusted advocate of internationally agreed norms, an effective implementer of innovative and transformative programmes, and a leader in mobilizing broader UN action on gender equality. More
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
This discussion paper has been prepared to advocate for equal retirement age in Viet Nam to address gender equality and women’s rights issues inherent in this key agenda item. It will briefly summarize the relevant issues and provide recommendations, from the point of view of CEDAW and informed by international experience, on how best to address the issue of gender-based discrimination in retirement age.
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.
Thursday, December 16, 2010
This document explains strategies of the Secretary General’s Campaign to eliminate violence against women, and covers domestic violence, violence in situations of conflict, migration and trafficking, their health impact, and the risk of HIV infection.
Monday, August 8, 2005
The publication examines a unique accountability mechanism to track the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).