Keep the promise, accelerate the change: Taking stock of gender equality in Europe and Central Asia 25 years after Beijing
The report offers a concise, data-driven look at the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action and issues a clarion call for stepping up progress to realize the promises of Beijing. It covers countries from the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe region and it is based on available data and information in the regional and global databases. More
- Social protection (11)
- COVID-19 (5)
- Employment (5)
- Gender-responsive budgeting (5)
- Economic empowerment (4)
- Health care services (4)
- Health (3)
- Gender equality and inequality (3)
- Decision-making (3)
- Crisis response and recovery (2)
- Access to basic services (2)
- Sexual violence in conflict (2)
- Financing for gender equality (2)
- Humanitarian action (2)
- Financial and economic crisis (2)
- Poverty (2)
- Ending violence against women and girls (2)
- Unpaid work (1)
- Gender discrimination (1)
- Post-conflict recovery (1)
- Human rights (1)
- Water (1)
- Access to justice post-conflict (1)
- Ageing/older people (1)
- Reparations (1)
- Human rights–based approach (1)
- UN Security Council resolutions (1)
- Institutional mechanisms (1)
- Gender statistics (1)
- Rape/sexual assault (1)
- Peace and security (1)
- Temporary special measures, affirmative action (1)
- Peace processes (1)
- Gender equality and women’s empowerment (1)
- Sexual and reproductive health and rights (1)
- Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (1)
- Gender data gaps (1)
- Sex-disaggregated data (1)
- Women’s rights (1)
- Access to justice and legal protection (1)
- Care and support services (1)
- Migration (1)
- Fundamental freedoms (1)
- Civil society participation (1)
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Monday, May 24, 2021
The factsheet provides information on the UN Women project “Promoting gender responsive policies and budgets: Towards transparent, inclusive and accountable governance in the Republic of North Macedonia” (2018-2022), funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida).
Wednesday, December 23, 2020
This rapid gender assessment report aims to understand the different dimensions of how the COVID-19 pandemic and the measures adopted to tackle it have affected the lives of women and men in Serbia. It also advocates for gender responsiveness in the relief and recovery measures that will be undertaken to alleviate the consequences of the pandemic.
Thursday, December 3, 2020
Drawing on the COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker, a global database compiled by UNDP and UN Women, this factsheet provides an overview of policy measures adopted by governments in Europe and Central Asia across three key dimensions: the surge in violence against women and girls, the increased burden of unpaid care work, and women’s economic insecurity due to losses in income, livelihood and jobs.
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.
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.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
This brief presents emerging evidence on the impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic on the care economy. It highlights key measures needed to address the increase in unpaid care work as a result of the pandemic, ensure adequate compensation and decent working conditions for paid care workers, and enable the participation of paid and unpaid caregivers in the policy decisions that affect them.
Friday, March 27, 2020
With many businesses struggling to survive as a consequence of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, loss of jobs and income and rising working poverty are a reality for many workers. This document offers (interim) recommendations for employers to mitigate the negative consequences stemming from COVID-19.
Friday, February 21, 2020
This brief summarizes findings and recommendations from the study "Investing in free universal childcare in the Republic of North Macedonia - Analysis of costs, short-term employment effects and fiscal revenue," authored by Jerome De Henau and Nikica Mojsovska-Blazevski.
Friday, February 21, 2020
This study presents the findings of an application of a method developed for the United Kingdom (UK) to the case of the North Macedonia, which estimates the annual fiscal cost of public investment in early childhood education and care services. In particular, the study examines several important outcomes of investing in early childcare: direct and indirect employment creation; impact on gender employment gap; related increases in tax revenues.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Reparations for conflict-related sexual violence remain a pressing issue in many parts of the world. The Conflict Did Not Bring Us Flowers brings the voices of survivors of sexual violence during the 1998-1999 armed conflict in Kosovo to the fore, and proposes measures for the development of comprehensive reparations for survivors.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
This is an assessment of the international and national response to the refugee crisis in Serbia and fYR Macedonia from a gender perspective carried out in Fall 2015.