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Gender Alert on COVID-19 in Afghanistan | Issue X: Women with disabilities during COVID-19 times

Friday, June 26, 2020

UN Women and the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC), with contributions from Human Rights Watch (HRW), jointly issue this tenth alert to continue to highlight the gender specific impacts of COVID-19 in Afghanistan. This alert focuses on the impact of COVID-19 on women and girls with disabilities in Afghanistan.

Rapid Assessment: Impact of COVID-19 on Women’s Civil Society Organizations

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Women’s civil society organizations (CSOs) in Asia and the Pacific play a critical role in understanding, promoting and meeting the needs of women and girls on a variety of socioeconomic issues, including violence against women (VAW), migration, trafficking, heath and displacement.

Gendered dimensions of COVID-19 in the Philippines

Monday, June 15, 2020

The Philippines is among the worst affected countries in the South East Asian region in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic – it has experienced the highest number of new confirmed cases per day, second highest number of deaths, and third highest rate of infection.

Gender Alerts on COVID-19 in Afghanistan series

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

The Gender Alerts series highlights the disproportionate gender specific impacts of COVID-19 in Afghanistan, from the lack of services for survivors of violence to the challenges of building peace during a health crisis and a fast-paced rise in the burden of unpaid care work.

UN Women Timor Leste Quarterly Newsletter | January - March 2020

Monday, June 1, 2020

Timor-Leste’s recent history is full of stories of women who have made a significant contribution to building the nation. Women played various roles during the struggle for independence and participated in politics and state-building soon after independence.

Gender Alert on COVID-19 in Afghanistan | 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.

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.

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.

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.

Independent report: 25 year-implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action in Viet Nam, focusing on gender-based violence from perspective of civil society organizations

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

This report is a review of the progress made on the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action in the last five years (2014 - 2019), focusing on gender-based violence from the perspective of civil society organisations. The report also highlights efforts and achievements on the prevention of gender-based violence by the government and civil society organisations in Viet Nam, identifies challenges and proposes solutions to these challenges.

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