Methodical recommendation on how to conduct safety audit in the framework of UN Women Global Flagship Initiative “Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces for Women and Girlss”

Violence against women and girls is a global problem with many countries increasingly concerned about its effective prevention and response, including Ukraine. For the last ten years, UN Women’s "Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces for Women and Girls" Global Initiative has worked with leading women’s organizations, local and national governments, UN agencies, and other partners to develop, implement, and evaluate comprehensive approaches to prevent and respond to violence against women and girls, including sexual harassment in public spaces in different settings. "Methodical recommendation on how to conduct safety audit in the framework of UN Women global flagship initiative Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces for Women and Girls” includes practical tools on how to develop, implement, and evaluate policies on the prevention of and response to sexual harassment and other forms of violence against women and girls.

This publication has been produced by the UN Women Office in Ukraine in the framework of The United Nations Recovery and Peacebuilding Programme (UN RPP), which is implemented by four United Nations agencies: the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Twelve international partners support the Programme: the European Union (EU), the European Investment Bank (EIB), the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine, and the governments of Canada, Denmark, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden & Switzerland.

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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Ukraine

Subject area(s): Anti-violence interventions; Access to justice and legal protection; Sexual harassment; Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces; Domestic violence/interpersonal violence; Women’s rights; Sexual violence in conflict

Resource type: Brochures; Manuals/guides

UN Women office involved in publication: Eastern Europe and Central Asia Multi-Country Office (Kazakhstan)

Publication year: 2021

Number of pages: 31

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)