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Sunday, February 21, 2021
Women and children survivors of violence in Samoa will now have better response, referral and coordination of gender-based violence services with the release of their new protocol to guide the referral pathway between survivors and multi-sector service providers, the Inter-Agency Essential Services Guide for Responding to Cases of Gender-Based Violence (IESG).
Friday, February 5, 2021
This decision tree helps organizations working on violence against women migrant workers decide when and how to best collect data on women migrant worker’s experiences of violence and their access and use of relevant services.
Monday, February 1, 2021
This Resource Pack for Orientation of Justice Sector Stakeholders has been developed by UN Women Pakistan to orient justice sector officials in Pakistan for understanding the process of legal aid/ assistance/ advice, client handling, and management of cases of Gender-Based Violence for better dispensation of justice. It details pro-women laws and legislative provisions and serves as a reference guide that can be adapted to respond to the needs of each particular audience.
Friday, January 29, 2021
Building on its strong partnerships as well as previous work done in this area, UN Women Pakistan supported the provincial Women Development Departments in all 4 provinces to develop implementation plans for their Gender Equality & Women’s Empowerment Policies. These policies had previously been developed with support from UN Women, but needed detailed implementation plans and strategies to make them actionable.
Thursday, January 7, 2021
This guidance document provides a foundation how to implement human rights principles in the Philippine business setting. Premised on the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights' which emphasizes that "a gender perspective is always appropriate for all States and businesses in all situations," this document underscores that gender is a cross-cutting concern in securing a better future for people, planet and prosperity.
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Effective coordination and referrals are essential to respond to the needs of women migrant workers subject to violence. Safe and Fair has created a regional service directory for this purpose. The service directory enables referrals of women, including women migrant workers survivors of violence, by sharing information on available violence against women (VAW) specialized service providers across the region.
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
The purpose of this report is to provide further evidence of the interlinkages between gender, the economy and climate change, in order to demonstrate the need to develop a unified methodological framework that allows gender, economy and climate change interlinkages to be brought together for the purposes of analysis, advocacy and policy-making.
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.
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
This training package on Gender and Preventing Violent Extremism is designed to increase the understanding of the critical role gender can play in understanding, addressing and preventing violent extremism (PVE). It is intended to support women’s organisations and civil society in their ongoing work on PVE, and related fields of women, peace and security. The training package is designed for use in Indonesia and Bangladesh, as well as South and Southeast Asia.
Thursday, May 21, 2020
This alert provides guidance for service providers operating during the COVID-19 pandemic to continue to safely provide critical services to survivors of violence against women and girls. It highlights the need for service providers to implement strict measures to prevent and mitigate COVID-19 spreading to be able to continue to operate safely and maintain services that are essential for survivors of violence.