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Gender Alert Issue V: Maintaining services for survivors of violence against women and girls during COVID-19

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.

In Brief: Women’s Needs and Gender Equality in Timor-Leste’s COVID-19 Response

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Women and girls’ immediate and long-term needs must be addressed and integrated into Timor-Leste’s COVID-19 response, in order to ensure both women’s access to services and human rights, and to enable women to contribute to shaping the response.

The COVID-19 Outbreak and Gender: Regional Analysis and Recommendations from Asia and the Pacific

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

In March 2020, emerging gender impacts and trends were highlighted in an Advocacy Brief developed by GiHA resulting in key recommendations.

Think-piece on Gender and Climate Change in the context of COVID-19

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

COVID-19 is more than a public health crisis. It is a socio-economic crisis and has serious repercussions for the the most vulnerable members of our societies, particularly those who are also burdened by climate change. At the EmPower: Project with UNEP and UN Women, we're making the connections between gender and climate change in the COVID-19 context.

COVID-19 Bangladesh Rapid Gender Analysis

Sunday, May 17, 2020

The Gender in Humanitarian Action (GiHA) Working Group in Bangladesh has undertaken this Rapid Gender Analysis to inform national preparedness and response. Given the social distancing measures, RGA desk review contrasts pre-COVID-19 gender information and demographic data against new gender information from a multitude of surveys and qualitative sources.

Guidance Note for Family Protection Centers, Family Guidance Centers and Women and Girl Safe Spaces operating during the COVID-19 pandemic

Sunday, May 17, 2020

The purpose of this guidance note is to provide practical to guide Family Guidance Centers (FGCs), Family Protection Centers (FPCs) and Women and Girl Safe Spaces (WGSS) on how to adapt service provision during the COVID-19 crisis.

Guidance Note for Women Protection Centers operating during the COVID-19 pandemic

Sunday, May 17, 2020

Women Protection Centers must take special precautions to protect their residents, employees, and visitors from COVID-19 to mitigate the risks to contract and spread the virus. The purpose of this guidance note is to guide Women Protection Centers (WPC) (shelters) to provide services during the COVID-19 crisis.

The Impact of COVID-19 on Women’s Burden of Care and Unpaid Domestic Labor

Friday, May 15, 2020

This alert focuses on the implications of COVID-19 on the already high burden of care and unpaid domestic labor responsibilities that women experience in Afghanistan.

UN Women Asia and the Pacific Newsletter 2020 Vol1

Friday, May 15, 2020

UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide.

COVID-19 and Gender Rapid Self-Assessment Tool

Friday, May 15, 2020

Building on the seven Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs), this tool will enable companies to assess their COVID-19 response and ensure they are supporting women during and beyond the crisis while safeguarding existing progress on women’s economic empowerment with both short-term and long-term actions.

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