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'Strengthening the Resilience of Syrian Women and Girls and Host Communities in Turkey, Iraq and Jordan' Factsheet - Turkey Country Facts

Thursday, April 18, 2019

This publication introduces the social, economic and labour market landscape in Turkey with a focus on women and girls in the context of refugee response. Prepared within the framework of UN Women regional programme “Strengthening Resilience of Syrian Women and Girls and Host Communities in Iraq, Jordan and Turkey,” the factsheet on the Turkey component provides information about initiatives to support refugee women and girls in the country. More

Human Rights of LBTIQ Women in Ukraine

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Human Rights of LBTIQ Women in Ukraine provides an overview of the UN and national human rights instruments on the rights of LBTIQ women and a summary of the situation with respect to their rights in Ukraine. The publication aims to support the civil society activists advocating for the integration of LBTIQ rights into Ukrainian legislation and policies. More

Gender Accessibility Audit Toolkit

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Gender Accessibility Audit Toolkit helps practitioners and civil society identify infrastructural and communication barriers that prevent women and girls with disabilities from fully exercising their human rights. The toolkit can be used by local governments and service providers in inclusive local planning, budgeting, and provision of services. It can also guide representatives of civil society, gender equality and disability rights advocates, as well as women and men with disabilities to advocate for the elimination of identified barriers. More

Evaluation of the National Action Plan for the Implementation of the Serbia National Strategy for Gender Equality

Friday, April 5, 2019

Participated by over 100 stakeholders, the evaluation of Serbia's National Action Plan for the Implementation of the Serbia National Strategy for Gender Equality 2016–2018 examined Serbia’s efforts for creating a gender equal society. It took stock of the following key criteria: relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, impact, and sustainability. More

The CEDAW-based Legal Review: A Brief Guide

Thursday, April 4, 2019

The CEDAW-based Legal Review: A Brief Guide was developed to guide practitioners in the government, parliament, civil society and women’s groups, academic institutions, and development agencies to assess compliance of the national laws with the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). It enables the practioners to provide appropriate recommendations for ensuring that new and existng laws are compatible through a CEDAW-based legal review. More

The Strategy for Prevention of and Response to the Conflict Related Sexual Violence in Ukraine

Thursday, April 4, 2019

The present strategy provides guidance and recommendations on how governmental institutions of Ukraine, civil society organizations, international organizations and UN system can join efforts to effectively prevent and respond to conflict-related sexual violence. The publication was developed with the technical support of the UN Women Ukraine and UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine in frames of the UN Women project "Gender Equality at the Center of Reforms, Peace and Security" funded by the Government of Sweden. More

Equal Pay for work of equal value in Europe and Central Asia

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

This 2-page brief presents an overview of pay inequality in Europe and Central Asia and how this issue is covered in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It also provides information about the Equal Pay International Coalition (EPIC), a joint initiative of ILO, UN Women and OECD, which aims to support governments, employers and workers and their organizations, and other stakeholders, to make equal pay between women and men for work of equal value a reality, and reduce the gender pay gap. More

Leaving no one behind: A Presentation of the key findings from UNESCO and UN Women reports on the intersection of SDG 4 (Quality Education) and SDG 5 (Gender Equality)

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

This 2-page brief presents the key findings of the UNESCO report "The Intersection of Gender Equality and Education in South-East Europe" and UN Women report "Turning Promises into Action: Gender Equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development" on the interlinkages between Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 5 on gender equality and SDG 4 on quality education. More

Report: Regional Forum Promoting the Implementation of the Istanbul Convention in the Western Balkans and Turkey

Thursday, February 21, 2019

This report presents a summary of the discussions held during the first Regional Forum on Promoting the Implementation of the Istanbul Convention in the Western Balkans and Turkey. More

Integrated Policies – Integrated Approach Mapping of Policies and Legislation on Violence Against Women and the Istanbul Convention in the Western Balkans and Turkey - Executive Summary

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Produced by European Women’s Lobby under the EU-UN Women programme “Implementing Norms, Changing Minds” on ending violence against women, this report offers a regional analysis of policies and legislation on violence against women in relation to the Istanbul Convention in the Western Balkans and Turkey. More

Leaving No One Behind in HIV response: data from Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Friday, November 30, 2018

The factsheet ‘Leaving No One Behind in HIV response: data from Eastern Europe and Central Asia’ is an infographic project that aims to provide an overview of the main and most recent HIV-related issues and trends in the region. Based on the extensive analysis of UNAIDS data and statistics, the factsheet identifies the status and needs of the most affected and vulnerable groups. More

Case Management in Shelters

Thursday, November 1, 2018

The aim of this manual is to enhance and strengthen the response of domestic violence service providers. It provides confidential, effective and professional support to victims of domestic violence by focusing on the delivery of services through victim-centered support. This manual provides an overview on the day-to-day management of gender-based and domestic violence cases based on best practices for assistance and protection within the Kosovo shelters, in particular the Safe House Gjakova... More

Istanbul Convention - Frequently Asked Questions

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Issued by the Regional United Nations Development Group in Europe and Central Asia, Issue-Based Coalition on Gender, the brief summarizes core principles from the comprehensive framework of the The Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention) and answers Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). More

The Rights of Roma Women in Ukraine: Overview on the Situation of Roma Women in Ukraine in the Context of the Implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The brochure “The Rights of Roma Women in Ukraine: Overview on the Situation of Roma Women in Ukraine in the Context of the Implementation of CEDAW” provides an assessment of the state of human rights of Roma women in Ukraine and the analysis of how the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) addresses their rights. More

Selection of the CEDAW Committee Decisions

Monday, October 1, 2018

The publication offers a wide selection of the CEDAW committee's decisions that have been applied in cases of violence against women. More

Awareness-Raising Among Refugee and Migrant Women on How to Access Justice Services

Monday, October 1, 2018

This report offers lessons learned and best practices ton awareness-raising among refugee and migrant women on how to access justice services. More

Access to Services for Women from Disadvantaged Communities

Monday, October 1, 2018

The reports provides an overview of the phenomenon of violence against women and girls from Roma, LGBT and disability communities. More

Koha For the Survivors

Monday, September 10, 2018

"Koha for survivors", a joint publication of Koha Ditore and UN Women provides information on comprehensive efforts to recognize and compensate victims of conflict sexual violence in Kosovo. It aims to raise the voice and demands of survivors and allow for a more accurate understanding of the complexity surrounding sexual violence associated to the conflict and its devastating impact on individuals and society. More

Istanbul Convention Monitoring Manual

Saturday, September 1, 2018

The manual encompasses key instructions for CSOs on how to monitor the implementation of the Istanbul Convention and report to GREVIO with specific sections for each article of the Istanbul Convention. More

Combatting Gender-based Discrimination and Violence against Refugee Women

Saturday, September 1, 2018

This handbook provides an overview for the national and international applicable legal framework towards refugee women in Turkey. More

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