The impact of COVID-19 on women's and men's lives and livelihoods in Europe and Central Asia: Preliminary results from a Rapid Gender Assessment
In response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the relatively limited data available, the UN Women Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia, through the Making Every Woman and Girl Count global programme, developed a rapid survey assessment tool to assess the gendered impacts of COVID-19 on the main challenges faced by on women and men lives and livelihoods. More
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- Gender equality and women’s empowerment (7)
- Ending violence against women and girls (5)
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- COVID-19 (2)
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- Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) (2)
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- Gender data gaps (2)
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- Gender stereotypes (1)
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Tuesday, September 15, 2020
This programme brief details the scope, objectives, and activities of the three-year “EU 4 Gender Equality: Together Against Gender Stereotypes and Gender-Based Violence” programme funded by the European Union and implemented jointly by UN Women and UNFPA in six Eastern Partnership countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine.
Monday, May 18, 2020
The spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and the related restrictive measures exposes all groups of women to higher risks of losing incomes and savings, it significantly increases the burden of unpaid care work, exposes women and children to domestic violence and exacerbates vulnerabilities of those facing multiple forms of discrimination, reveals the new study developed by UN Women Ukraine.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
This brief provides background information on the root causes and risk factors that explain why violence against women occurs in the first place. It highlights how the context of COVID-19 is exacerbating those factors and the impact it is having on rates of violence against women and the ability to undertake evidence-based prevention work in the current context. It provides indicative interventions that can be undertaken during social distancing.
Friday, May 1, 2020
This research on permanent alimony investigates whether there is a need for a new regulation, problems in implementation and the issue of violence against women in cases with alimony claims.
Saturday, December 7, 2019
Research on availability of services on protection from domestic violence (police, center for social work, court and prosecutor's office, health care institutions) to marginalized groups of women in Bosnia and Herzegovina (women with disabilities, Roma women, women returnees and IDPs, rural women and elderly women).
Friday, October 18, 2019
The Regional Report examines the violence and discrimination faced by Roma women in the areas of health care, child marriage, and institutional protection and support in cases of domestic violence. Based on survey findings in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia, this violence and discrimination is analyzed in the context of states' obligations to comply with anti-discrimination frameworks, such as national legislation, CEDAW, and the Istanbul Convention.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
This Gender analysis report examines the relationships between women and men and their access to and control of resources and the constraints they face relative to each other. The main goal is to ensure that gender-based injustices and inequalities are not exacerbated by interventions, and that where is possible, greater equality and justice in gender relations are promoted.
Monday, July 8, 2019
Flyer on discrimination, Bosnian and Romani language
Friday, May 10, 2019
There is little information about the women representation in the appointed local government bodies in Albania. This study is the first institutional approach to this phenomenon and will for the first time produce some statistics regarding the ratio of representation of women in the appointed local government bodies. The aim of this study is to portray a panorama, of the gender configuration in the composition of the appointed local government bodies and on the basis of the analysis of this...
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
This simplified version of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) was developed together with survivors of violence from Moldova. The guide contains only some CEDAW articles selected by women survivors of violence and are described from their point of view in order to help other women improve their knowledge and stand for their rights.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Part of an annual series that provides gender specific, sex-disaggregated information on the situation of women and men in Albania, Women and Men in Albania 2015 includes gender statistics and data on, among others, population and demographics, education, crime, employment and labour markets, decision-making, business and health. By making sex-disaggregated statistics in different sectors available, the publication makes possible for government and non-government institutions to develop and monitor gender equality policies and projects that benefit both men and women.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
This report analyses the problems faced by women police officers in Kosovo in the exercise of their professional duties. It looks at relevant legislation and statistics on women’s representation in the Kosovo Police and suggests complementary policies to ensure a future favorable environment for women police officers. In addition, the report discusses the Office for Human Rights and Gender Equality of the Kosovo Police and details its activities.
Sunday, November 16, 2014
This study examines the situation of Romani women and girls in Moldova. Its findings indicate that the marginalized position of Romani women and girls in Moldova is determined by the interaction of gender discrimination, racism, class and discrimination and exclusion at various levels and in multiple situations, and a legacy of past exclusion.
Monday, October 14, 2013
First conducted in Serbia in 2006, the Gender Barometer Survey was the first survey to offer a complex analysis of everyday life in Serbia from a gender perspective. The survey presents a complex analysis of everyday life from a gender perspective, analyses trends over time and provides a perspective on the ways gender in Serbia is being transformed.
Sunday, September 9, 2012
Despite significant efforts to develop legal and institutional frameworks to promote and achieve gender equality in Serbia, women continue to encounter discrimination in Serbia’s labour markets. The study uses data from a Victimology Society of Serbia project to analyse the scope and structure of the discrimination women face in Serbia’s labour markets, and examines social reactions to gender-based discrimination in labour markets.
Friday, October 1, 2010
This Alternative Report is the result of a joint action of women's NGOs in Bosnia and Herzegovina, with supervision and support from the NGOs Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly Banja Luka and "Rights for All" from Sarajevo. The Report provides an independent analysis of the difficulties and discrimination that women in Bosnia and Herzegovina face every day in exercising their rights.