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Take Five: “Civil society is crucial to monitor the implementation of international commitments on ending violence against women”

Monday, January 22, 2018

The Center for Legal Civil Initiatives (CLCI) started working with UN Women in Albania to support the establishment of a network of civil society organizations to monitor the implementation of international human rights obligations on ending violence against women – under the regional programme, Implementing Norms, Changing Minds. CLCI’s Executive Director, Prof. Dr. Aurela Anastas, explains their role in the programme and how this network of CSOs can actively support ending violence against women in Albania. More

Take five: “Equal representation and participation of women in all aspects of life is still a long way off in Turkey”

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Sema Kendirci Uğurman is the Chair of the Turkish Women’s Union (TWU), the largest women’s association in Turkey. As part of the ‘Implementing Norms, Changing Minds’ regional programme, the TWU will partner with UN Women to strengthen the capacity of civil society groups to advocate for the development and implementation of laws in line with CEDAW and the Istanbul Convention More

UN takes stock of CEDAW recommendations to Turkey

Thursday, September 8, 2016

UN in Turkey emphasizes importance of international community and civil society to achieve gender equality; recommendations touch on women’s political participation, child marriage and implementing UNSCR 1325, among others. More

Serbia adopts National Strategy for Gender Equality

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Serbia aims to take concrete steps to improve the lives of women and girls in the next five years with support from UN Women. More

Collecting and carrying water, burdensome reality for women

Friday, March 21, 2014

Ahead of World Water Day, UN Women highlights the urgent need to reverse the disproportionate burden on women to provide water for their families. More

Uzbek Women's Committee’s Role in Implementing the National Plan of Actions

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

On the 14th of March, 2012, a round table entitled "The role of the Women's Committee of Uzbekistan in implementing the National Plan of Action on the Concluding Observations of the CEDAW Committee on the Fourth Periodic Report of Uzbekistan," was held at Women’s Committee of Uzbekistan (WCU) jointly with UN Women Sub-Regional Office in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (SRO EECA) and the Resident Mission of the Asian Development Bank ADB in Uzbekistan (ADB). More

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