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
- Anti-violence interventions (7)
- Ending violence against women and girls (7)
- Trafficking/sexual exploitation (3)
- Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces (2)
- Access to justice and legal protection (1)
- Partnerships (1)
- Human rights (1)
- Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) (1)
- Sexual harassment (1)
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, December 18, 2020
Earlier this year, UN Women Asia and the Pacific and World Design Organization (WDO) “sat together” virtually to collaborate on the persistent issue of violence against women and girls in the region.
Wednesday, March 17, 2010
The Third Monitoring and Evaluation Report in 2009 on the ‘Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act’, highlight crucial advancements and gaps in the implementation of the Act. It has been authored by Lawyers Collective Women’s Rights Initiative (LCWRI) with the International Centre for Research on Women (ICRW).
Sunday, August 17, 2008
Second in a series of Staying Alive reports, this report has collated information on the establishment of infrastructure under PWDVA, maps emerging – and sometimes ad-hoc – practices that have been adopted to cover up silences in the law.
Friday, December 17, 2004
The study examines the root causes of trafficking in women, especially for forced labor, both within Sri Lanka and to the Gulf countries.
Friday, September 17, 2004
A documentation on the raid and rescue operation to rescue 104 children from residential, small-scale jewellery units in Bangalore, India.
Tuesday, August 17, 2004
The study assesses the nature of trafficking of women and children in India. It calls on law enforcement agencies, the judiciary and civil society organizations to adopt an approach that is rights-based, gender sensitive and disaggregated for on this issue.