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ACTION BRIEF: Women Human Rights Defenders: Women, Peace & Security and COVID-19 in Asia and the Pacific

Monday, July 6, 2020

This brief explores key ways that the work of WHRDs has been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, and how countries can ensure the work of WHRDs is recognized and protected during this time.

IN BRIEF: Covid-19, Women, and Prisons: Early Release and Non-Custodial Sentences for Women as an Effective Means to Reduce Covid-19 in Prison Populations

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the dire situation of overcrowded prisons and triggered discussions about alternative sanctions that effectively reduces crime rates and recidivism while ensuring health and safety of the prison population.

Gender Alert on COVID-19 in Afghanistan | Issue VII: Women’s participation and leadership in COVID-19 Response

Thursday, June 4, 2020

This alert focuses on why women’s leadership and meaningful participation is not only required from a rights-based approach, but also why it can lead to more sustainable responses to crisis that build longer term peace and stability.

Programme Brief: Extractive Industries, Gender and Conflict in Asia Pacific

Thursday, March 5, 2020

The exploitation of oil and mineral deposits is becoming more intensive across Asia and the Pacific. Rapid industrialization and the development of technologies have led to new large-scale mines and discoveries of ore deposits throughout the region. These new technologies also mean that extraction can take place in sensitive, remote and unstable environments – the same environments that are often sites of recent or ongoing conflict.

Guides on integrating gender into infrastructure development in Asia and the Pacific

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Gender mainstreaming helps us to ensure that infrastructure is designed and built to maximize positive and equitable benefits – such as income- generating opportunities and access – while mitigating risks and threats. Each stage of the infrastructure project must address the safety and accessibility needs of all users, including women, elderly, children, lesbian, gay, transgender, queer, and intersex, people living with disabilities, and other socially-excluded groups. Gender...

Training of Trainers module on Women’s Access to Justice

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

The Training of Trainers module on Women’s Access to Justice provides guidance for judges to include a gender perspective when adjudicating cases involving women who have come into conflict with the law. The module was devel oped in full participation with the members of the Judicial Women and Children’s working group of the Indonesian Supreme Court, High Court Judges, and the trainers of the Supreme Court Training Center. The Training of Trainers module on Women’s Access to...

Shelter Services for Women

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

This policy brief is an effort to highlight critical gender concerns in key government interventions such as Swadhar Greh, Swadhar and Short Stay Homes, and provide policy recommendations to address them. It culls out gaps in policies, implementation and budgets, and suggests how these schemes can be strengthened.

Critical Gender Concerns in the Manufacturing Sector

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

This policy brief is an effort to highlight key policy recommendations to address critical gender concerns in the manufacturing sector; it specifically focuses on increasing remunerative employment in this sector.

Integrated Child Development Services

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

This policy brief outlines key policy recommendations to address critical shortcomings in delivery of services and identifies gender concerns in the ICDS Scheme. It challenges the assumption that schemes meant largely for women and children are inherently gender responsive and need no scrutiny from a gender perspective.

Local Governance for Gender Equality: A study in select districts of India

Thursday, October 18, 2012

The study was designed to provide evidence in informing UN Women’s programme, “Promoting Women’s Political Leadership and Governance in India and South Asia.” A major focus of the study is on domestic violence.

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