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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Monday, April 5, 2021
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.
Monday, March 29, 2021
This Guidance Note provides detailed information on how and when to use the Diverse SOGIESC Rapid Assessment Tool package to facilitate assessment of diverse SOGIESC inclusion of programmes/projects implemented by humanitarian organizations. The tool requires use of a Survey instrument for collecting data from people with diverse SOGIESC, and spreadsheet-based Questionnaires and Dashboard for deriving a diverse SOGIESC inclusion score. The tool focuses on five key areas: Pre-emergency...
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
The purpose of this research is to develop a framework and tools to measure women’s leadership and participation in the COVID-19 response. Now, the new measurement framework developed by Humanitarian Advisory Group and UN Women has shown that, even when women and women’s rights organisations (WROs) are operationally active and supported to coordinate, advocate, and grow, their lack of access to the spaces where decisions are continues to prevent transformative change.
Thursday, March 11, 2021
Businesses have a critical role in enacting policies that support women’s economic empowerment and ensuring these efforts are measured, reported and aligned to areas that have the greatest impact.
Wednesday, March 10, 2021
UN Women Pakistan has developed a Training Manual on Enhancing Attitudes of Police towards Survivors of Violence Against Women with the aim to enhance the capacity of law enforcement officials for understanding gender dynamics and issues related to violence against women as well as dealing with VAW cases.
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.