UNECE - UN Women series: Rethinking care economy and empowering women for building back better

“UNECE - UN Women series: Rethinking care economy and empowering women for building back better” is the result of a collaboration between UNECE and UN Women in the framework of the project: “Strengthening social protection for pandemic response”. The project works on strengthening care policies with a gender lens, implemented with the participation of UN regional commissions, and cooperating partners, including UN Women regional offices. 

The reports of this series focus on rethinking the care economy and empowering women; present key findings and conclude with policy recommendations. The series of knowledge products feature regional analysis of Europe and Central Asia on unpaid work, regional investment study, and country reports of Serbia, Kyrgyzstan, and Moldova. 

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  • Empowering women through reducing unpaid work: A regional analysis of Europe and Central Asia (ENGRUS)
  • Public investment in the care economy in the UNECE region: Opportunities and challenges for gender equality in the COVID-19 recovery (ENG) 
  • Childcare, women's employment and COVID-19 impacts: The case of Serbia (ENG)

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Languages available: English, Russian

Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Europe and Central Asia

Subject area(s): Economic empowerment; Gender equality and women’s empowerment; Gender statistics

Resource type: Assessments; Data/statistics

UN Women office involved in publication: Europe and Central Asia

Publication year: 2021

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women); Economic Commission for Europe (ECE)