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Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) Implementation Guide

25 January 2017

WEPs signatory companies are expected to consider their sector, corporate culture, and current situation, in terms of gender equality and impact areas, and develop a solution in line with their targets and necessities. This guide aims to support companies in creating a roadmap for developing solutions in accordance with WEPs. The guide explains the scope of the principles, as well as indicators used to monitor them, and suggests policies to be followed during implementation. More

Enhancing internally displaced women’s sustainable livelihoods: Approaches, tools and interventions

27 December 2016

This compilation of guidance notes forms an introduction to approaches, tools and interventions that can be used to promote sustainable livelihoods of internally displaced women. More

No one left behind: lessons learned from the grassroots social mobilization of women in Georgia

26 December 2016

From 2010-2015, UN Women worked with local partner organizations, the TASO Foundation and the Women’s Information Center, to promote the social mobilization of internally-displaced, conflict-affected and ethnic minority women and girls in Georgia. More

Handbook on Costing gender equality

22 December 2016

The handbook is designed to support governments, multilateral and bilateral organizations, civil society and others in costing gender equality outcomes, which responds to the growing global demand for concrete methodologies to estimate the financing gaps and requirements for achieving gender equality commitments. More

The European Charter for Equality of Women and Men in Local Life

13 October 2016

This publication details the European Charter for Equality of Women and Men in Local Life, which formally commits Europe’s local and regional governments to the principle of equality of women and men. Part I of the Charter introduces its six fundamental principles. Part II describes the specific steps signatories should carry to implement the Charter’s provisions. Part III presents the Charter’s 30 articles by areas of competences. More

The Conflict Did Not Bring Us Flowers: The Need for Comprehensive Reparations for Conflict-Related Sexual Violence in Kosovo

31 August 2016

Reparations for conflict-related sexual violence remain a pressing issue in many parts of the world. The Conflict Did Not Bring Us Flowers brings the voices of survivors of sexual violence during the 1998-1999 armed conflict in Kosovo to the fore, and proposes measures for the development of comprehensive reparations for survivors. More

Printed Media Monitoring on Trafficking of Women and Girls

26 August 2016

Based on monitoring of print media in 2014, this publication gives a comprehensive overview on how Albania’s print media reports on human trafficking of women and girls, a serious concern there. It identifies key issues and offers journalists, media leaders, public institutions, the police and other actors a set of recommendations to improve reporting on trafficking of women and girls and more effectively fight trafficking. More

Gender-sensitive Indicators for Media: Framework of indicators to gauge gender sensitivity in media operations and content

25 August 2016

Developed in consultation with the International Federation of Journalists and UNESCO’s many other global media partners, this publication presents Gender-Sensitive Indicators for Media (GSIM), global indicators that aim to voluntarily enrich freedom of expression and the independence of media by assisting media in issues relating to gender equality and women’s empowerment. The GSIM are available in several languages, including Albanian. More

Women and Men in Albania 2015

24 August 2016

Part of an annual series that provides gender specific, sex-disaggregated information on the situation of women and men in Albania, Women and Men in Albania 2015 includes gender statistics and data on, among others, population and demographics, education, crime, employment and labour markets, decision-making, business and health. By making sex-disaggregated statistics in different sectors available, the publication makes possible for government and non-government institutions to develop and monitor gender equality policies and projects that benefit both men and women. More

Invisible Battalion: Women's Participation in ATO Military Operations in Ukraine

03 August 2016

Invisible Battalion: Women’s Participation in ATO Military Operations in Ukraine presents research on women’s participation in military operations conducted in the anti-terroristic organizations (ATO) zone in the East of Ukraine (Donbass area). The study details women’s achievements and challenges arising from their integration in Ukraine’s Armed Forces. It analyses legal, social and structural barriers to women's participation in the military, reviews media coverage of military women and documents their voices. More

Gender-Responsive Budgeting in Ukraine: Theory and Practice

31 May 2016

"Gender Budgeting in Ukraine: Theory and Practice" aims to introduce to a wide range of readers the GRB methodology, costing gender equality and the best Ukrainian practices supported by the UN Women and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Ukraine in 2012-2014. More

Gender Analysis of Official Development Assistance to Ukraine- Baseline Mapping Study

31 May 2016

"Gender Analysis of Official Development Assistance to Ukraine" provides assessment of donors' policy and the volume of aid to implement national commitments to gender equality and women’s empowerment and determines a baseline at the beginning of 2012. More

Gender-Responsive Budgeting: Analysis of Budget Programmes from Gender Perspective

31 May 2016

"Gender-Responsive Budgeting: Analysis of Budget Programmes from Gender Perspective" is focused on providing a guideline for carrying out the analysis which is a basis and starting point for further work to make policies and budgets more gender responsive. More

Gender Policy and Institutional Mechanisms of its Implementation in Ukraine

30 May 2016

"Gender Policy and Institutional Mechanisms of its Implementation in Ukraine" is the National review of Ukraine's implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (BPA) and the outcomes of the Twenty-third Special Session of the General Assembly. More

Gender Assessment of Agriculture and Local Development Systems

25 April 2016

This study provides an analysis from a gender perspective of policies, programmes and services related to agriculture and local development, as well as an assessment of the extent to which rural populations, especially women, benefit from these. More

GRB Comics: “Briefly about gender budget”

21 April 2016

Support for gender-responsive policies, programming and budgets has been an important priority area of UN Women in the Europe and Central Asia region. This comic “Briefly about gender budget” provides a basic insight into gender-responsive budgeting through the story of a grandfather and a granddaughter. It’s an advocacy material developed to promote a better understanding of gender-responsive budgeting and policies among the wider public, particularly among civil society organizations. More

The Impact of Public Investment in Social Care Services on Employment, Gender Equality and Poverty - The Turkish Case

14 April 2016

The report aims to show that the fiscal prioritization of Early Childhood Care and Preschool Education expansion, and hence the building of a social infrastructure of care, over, for instance, investments in physical infrastructure/construction or cash transfers, presents an enormous potential for decent job creation, particularly in the femaledominated occupations and sectors. More

Putting women at the forefront of peace and humanitarian action in Europe and Central Asia

13 April 2016

This brief offers a glimpse at how UN Women makes a difference in Europe and Central Asia to ensure women's participation in peace and security and humanitarian action by cooperating closely with an array of national and international actors. More

Making budgets work for gender equality in Europe and Central Asia

13 April 2016

This brief offers a glimpse at how UN Women makes a difference in Europe and Central Asia in gender-responsive budgeting by cooperating with national and local partners to tailor this approach to their priorities. More

Establishing and Strengthening an Association of Women Police- The Case of the Association of Women in Kosovo (under UN SCR 1244) Police

12 April 2016

This report presents lessons learned and best practices from the establishment of the Association of Women in the Kosovo Police (AWKP), extensively supported by the UN Women office in Kosovo from 2010 on. Drawing on the AWKP, the report highlights key steps in creating an association of women police. It concludes with recommendations on issues that can emerge during this process. More

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