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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- Ending violence against women and girls (9)
- Economic empowerment (6)
- Leadership and political participation (5)
- Human rights (4)
- Disaster risk reduction (3)
- Migration (3)
- Humanitarian action (2)
- UNiTE campaign (2)
- Governance and national planning (2)
- HIV and AIDS (2)
- Crisis response and recovery (1)
- COVID-19 (1)
- Social protection (1)
- Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) (1)
- Peace and security (1)
- Productive resources (1)
- Employment (1)
- Beijing Platform for Action (1)
- Commission on the Status of Women (1)
- Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (1)
- Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex (LGBT) rights (1)
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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.
Friday, November 3, 2017
This is the fourth 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.
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Are you migrating for work? KNOW YOUR RIGHTS! This pamphlet provides vital information to female migrant workers in Myanmar and abroad.
Monday, September 19, 2016
With the generous support by the Australian Government, In June 2013, UN Women started a three-year long regional programme, “Leveraging Technical Tools, Evidence and Community Engagement to Advance the Implementation of Laws and Provision of Services to Women Experiencing Violence in South-East Asia” to help women who experienced violence to have proper access to services and laws and receive support from both the governments and...