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
- Gender equality and women’s empowerment (15)
- Ending violence against women and girls (10)
- Economic empowerment (8)
- Leadership and political participation (5)
- Human rights (4)
- Disaster risk reduction (3)
- Humanitarian action (3)
- Migration (3)
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- Peace and security (2)
- UNiTE campaign (2)
- Governance and national planning (2)
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- COVID-19 (1)
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- Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) (1)
- Productive resources (1)
- Employment (1)
- Violent extremism and terrorism (1)
- Beijing Platform for Action (1)
- Commission on the Status of Women (1)
- Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (1)
- Entrepreneurship (1)
- Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex (LGBT) rights (1)
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Wednesday, July 7, 2021
These Action Cards provide practical actions for frontline service providers to consider and apply when they support women migrant workers who are at risk of, or subjected to violence. These 10 things in the Action Cards are based on the international principles and standards including the Essential Services Package for Women and Girls Subject to Violence with specific consideration of the needs of women migrant workers.
Tuesday, July 6, 2021
UN Women 'WEPs Activator' 2.0 Capacity-building Programme
Monday, January 4, 2021
In order to become a Peace Village, members within a community commit to promoting and fostering tolerance and peace within their communities. Starting with making peace within the family, members then agree on guidelines to enhance social cohesion in the community.
Monday, November 2, 2020
This first introductory brochure provides information about the Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs) and UN Women's services to help private companies implement them, including through training and learning programs, technical assistance and innovative new initiatives, such as the UN Women WEPs Activator and Industry Disruptor that are bringing together companies from Asia and Europe to co-create gender-inclusive business and supply chains.
Friday, July 31, 2020
The ‘WEPs Activator’ is UN Women’s capacity-building programme that brings together a cohort of up to 15 companies for an opportunity to learn and exchange knowledge and insight on gender-responsive policies and practices through training and mentoring.
Monday, August 5, 2019
UN Women in Bangladesh works to promote gender equality in all spheres- political, economic and social - through four priority areas: promoting women's income security, decent work and economic autonomy; ending violence against women and girls; sustainable peace and resilience, and humanitarian action; and making gender equality a key part of national development planning and budget allocation.
Monday, January 7, 2019
Over several years, UN Women has accompanied CSAGA in many women rights advocacy activities. In 2017, we decided to incorporate the prevention of sexual violence against women and girls as one of the main contents of the 16 Days campaign to end violence against women and girls, starting from International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (25 th November) to International Human Rights Day (10 th December). A key activity in 2017 was the exhibition titled "Portraits of the...
Friday, January 19, 2018
India is one of the largest countries of origin, transit and destination for international migrants. A majority of Indian migrants in the Emigration Check Required category go to the Gulf Cooperation Council countries. Over the years, there has been an increasing trend of feminization of migration in the country, with women now accounting for 49 per cent of all migrants from India. Within this framework, domestic work is the largest sector driving international female labour migration. Migrant...
Friday, December 1, 2017
This is the sixth compilation of good practices on integrating gender into humanitarian action in Asia, developed on behalf of the Regional Network Working Group on Gender in Humanitarian Action in Asia-Pacific. Despite recent strides towards ensuring the safety and enjoyment of equal rights by LGBTIQ+ persons in the Asia-Pacific region, persistent and sizeable obstacles to inclusion remain, including harmful legal frameworks and religious, cultural, and societal stigmas which, when combined...
Friday, November 3, 2017
This is the fifth compilation of good practices on integrating gender into humanitarian action in Asia, developed on behalf of the Regional Network Working Group on Gender in Humanitarian Action in the Asia-Pacific region. In the brochure, we highlight examples from the region that support equal treatment of all before, during and after disasters.