Assessing the lights and shadows of COVID-19: A gender analysis of pandemic-related impacts on women and girls in Europe and Central Asia
This gender analysis identifies the most significant impacts of COVID-19 on gender equality in the region in order to inform gender-sensitive national response, recovery, planning and investment. It examines the impacts in five areas that were identified as priorities for ECA during the 2019 Regional Review Meeting on implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action (Beijing+25). Key actions for sustainable recovery are also presented, with detailed recommendations. More
- Crisis response and recovery (16)
- COVID-19 (8)
- Humanitarian action (6)
- Gender mainstreaming (6)
- Gender equality and women’s empowerment (5)
- Social protection (4)
- Economic empowerment (4)
- Employment (4)
- Gender-responsive budgeting (4)
- Ending violence against women and girls (4)
- Sex-disaggregated data (3)
- Health care services (3)
- Gender equality and inequality (3)
- Decision-making (3)
- Domestic violence/interpersonal violence (2)
- Institutional mechanisms (2)
- Financing for gender equality (2)
- Anti-violence interventions (2)
- Gender statistics (2)
- Women’s rights (2)
- Financial and economic crisis (2)
- Health (2)
- Government contributors (1)
- UN Security Council resolution 1325 (1)
- Partnerships (1)
- Leadership and political participation (1)
- Access to justice post-conflict (1)
- Monitoring and evaluation (1)
- Ageing/older people (1)
- Accountability (1)
- Women with disabilities (1)
- Gender, culture and society (1)
- Rural women (1)
- Peace and security (1)
- Temporary special measures, affirmative action (1)
- Businesses and foundations (1)
- Service delivery (1)
- Peace processes (1)
- Gender power relations (1)
- Women farmers (1)
- Political empowerment (1)
- Public administration (1)
- Conflict, war (1)
- Laws, legislation (1)
- Rule of law (1)
- Men and boys (masculinity) (1)
- Entrepreneurship (1)
- Governance and national planning (1)
- Gender data production and collection (1)
- Shelters (1)
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Tuesday, May 18, 2021
The training intended to build the capacity of actors working with the 3RP in Turkey to incorporate gender perspectives into programming and policies. The training was organized by UN Women, with financial contributions from the government of the EU, Government of Japan, Iceland and Sweden.
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
The report presents an analysis of the initial and differing impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on women and men in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, North Macedonia and Serbia . The report outlines government measures and subsequent budget rebalancing and reveals anlysis on the initial gender impact with focus on country specific selected sectors.
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
This report presents the results of the independent evaluation of UN Women’s ‘Strengthening the Resilience of Syrian Women and Girls and Host Communities’ (“Madad”) programme and offers lessons and recommendations for future programming on gender equality and women’s empowerment. The Synthesis report includes country specific annexes for Iraq, Jordan and Turkey.
Thursday, April 1, 2021
As a part of the regional effort, UN Women conducted a Rapid Gender Assessment (RGA) survey in Bosnia and Herzegovina seeking to identify the impacts of COVID-19 on the population and specific implications of the impact on gender inequalities. The assessment concentrates on the gender aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic in Bosnia and Herzegovina, focusing on how women’s and men’s lives have been impacted and changed in the face of COVID-19.
Monday, March 15, 2021
The “Looking beyond 2020: Advancing women, peace and security” consultations were organized by the UN Women Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia and the UN Women Georgia Country Office. As a result of the consultations, participants issued concrete and actionable recommendations to remove barriers to women’s meaningful participation in peace processes at the formal and informal levels.
Thursday, January 7, 2021
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on gender responsive budgeting in the Municipalities of Gjorche Petrov, Kochani, Strumica, Sveti Nikole, and Veles provide data and evidence on the impact of COVID-19 on gender-responsive programmes.
Friday, October 16, 2020
Building on the programme implementation experience under the “Strengthening the Resilience of Syrian Women and Girls and the Host Communities in Iraq, Jordan and Turkey” programme, this report conceptualizes the gender-sensitive resilience index based on Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) Resilience Measurement Analysis (RIMA) Model.
Friday, September 25, 2020
The Rapid Gender Assessment examines how the COVID-19 crisis affects the socio-economic situation and livelihood of women and men in North Macedonia. It provides insights to the situation at a specific moment in time between the outbreak of COVID-19 and field research conducted between 8 and 20 May. It provides recommendations for policymakers to integrate gender perspectives in policies and measures during the response and recovery phases.
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Women in Serbia play a key role in responding to the COVID-19 outbreak, including as front-line healthcare workers, carers at home, community leaders and mobilisers. This publication features inspiring stories of 13 extraordinary women working tirelessly at the forefront of the coronavirus pandemic.
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
This assessment was conducted from March to June 2020 in cooperation with TUSIAD, TURKONFED and UN Women Turkey to gain insights into the potential gendered effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the private sector, and to contribute to the development of policies to safeguard gender equality.
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
The mapping analysis examines how the COVID-19 crisis affects the socio-economic situation and wellbeing of women and men at the local level and identifies immediate interventions by the municipalities to respond to the crisis. Focusing mainly on the perceptions of local gender equality mechanisms, it provides recommendations for supporting the municipalities in identifying gender specific measures and prioritizing allocation of resources in the post-recovery period.
Monday, July 13, 2020
Complementing the Global Humanitarian Response Plan for COVID-19, this accompanying gender programme from UN Women seeks to support the whole of the humanitarian system to deliver better for women and girls in the midst of this global pandemic. The programme’s overall objective is to ensure that the most affected and at-risk women and girls play their fullest role in response to COVID-19 and are protected from its impacts.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Women are disproportionately affected by the social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in Turkey which is deepening the pre-existing gender inequalities. A new study entitled "Rapid gender assessment of COVID-19 implications in Turkey" conducted by UN Women Turkey and financed by Sweden through Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) reveals the different socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19 on women and men.
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
In March 2020, UN Women in Bosnia and Herzegovina conducted a rapid assessment of the status of specialized services provided by eight shelters in the country to find out their immediate needs for sustaining their activities. This infographic is a visual representation of the collected data.
Monday, May 18, 2020
UN Women is advocating for a gender-sensitive COVID-19 response and recovery. This brief provides more information on the impact and implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for women and girls and provides suggestions to effectively reflect the gender dynamics in the response and recovery.
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
The briefing note is prepared for women leaders and politicians to guide them in the planning and implementation of gender-sensitive COVID-19 response and recovery efforts.