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
- Human rights (23)
- Ending violence against women and girls (13)
- Gender equality and women’s empowerment (10)
- Peace and security (7)
- Women’s rights (7)
- Governance and national planning (6)
- Economic empowerment (5)
- Leadership and political participation (4)
- Human rights–based approach (4)
- Humanitarian action (4)
- COVID-19 (3)
- Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) (3)
- Intergovernmental processes (3)
- Health (3)
- Gender equality and inequality (3)
- 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (3)
- UN system coordination (3)
- Gender discrimination (2)
- Institutional mechanisms (2)
- Financing for gender equality (2)
- Service delivery (2)
- Feminicide/femicide (2)
- Migration (2)
- Unpaid work (1)
- Access to justice and legal protection (1)
- Social protection (1)
- Post-conflict recovery (1)
- Water (1)
- Access to basic services (1)
- Domestic violence/interpersonal violence (1)
- Monitoring and evaluation (1)
- Rights in marriage (1)
- Sexual violence in conflict (1)
- Communications and media (1)
- Accountability in the UN system (1)
- Education (1)
- Gender stereotypes (1)
- Anti-violence interventions (1)
- Rape/sexual assault (1)
- Temporary special measures, affirmative action (1)
- Employment (1)
- Gender power relations (1)
- Sexual harassment (1)
- Sexual and reproductive health and rights (1)
- Girls (1)
- Public administration (1)
- Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (1)
- Youth (1)
- Gender-responsive budgeting (1)
- Health care services (1)
- Access to justice and legal protection (1)
- UNiTE campaign (1)
- Care and support services (1)
- Poverty (1)
- Gender mainstreaming (1)
- Harmful practices (1)
- Fundamental freedoms (1)
- HIV and AIDS (1)
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Friday, September 24, 2021
The Compendium covers the work of the UN Women Bosnia and Herzegovina over the past five years in working with the media, assessing their needs and capacities, and strengthening their role in preventing violence against women and girls and domestic violence.
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
This publication summarizes the activities and results of the UN Women Bosnia and Herzegovina 16 Days of Activism campaign in 2020, "Turn off violence against women and girls", which had the aim to increase awareness regarding the impact and consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on women and girls victims of violence.
Friday, April 16, 2021
The report discusses key international normative frameworks in place to support the achievement of gender equality and women’s empowerment in Ukraine, and assesses the level of national and international public finance investments, as well as a number of initiatives and projects that attest to the vibrancy and strength of development cooperation on gender equality in Ukraine.
Monday, January 25, 2021
The “Regional Guidelines for Risk Assessment and Risk Management to Prevent the Recurrence and Escalation of Violence Against Women” are designed to inform and support relevant authorities tasked with dealing with cases of violence against women, including institutions in the chain of protection of women from violence, when creating measures and policies to prevent violence against women and its escalation. The guidelines were developed by the Center of Women’s Rights, based in Bosnia and Herzegovina, within the UN Women’s regional programme on ending violence against women in the Western Balkans and Turkey "Implementing Norms, Changing Minds," funded by the European Union.
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
This publication intends to support policy makers, employers, and activists by sharing UN Women’s work on this topic and offering new guidance on policy and practice on sexual harassment.
Friday, June 19, 2020
The guidelines offer practical guidance to the national governments and service providers in the Western Balkans and Turkey on how to better respond to the needs of women and girls victims of violence throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and once lockdown measures are lifted.
Thursday, June 18, 2020
This report tells UN Women’s story over the period 2019–2020. It shares how we and our many partners are striding forward to realize a better world for women and girls—one of equality and empowerment. Looking forward, we will draw on our full resources and experiences in protecting and advancing the rights of all women and girls. That is what we do and who we are, as a leader, mobilizer, convenor, provider of programmes, and partner for change.
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
This short guidance note, prepared by the UN Regional Issue-Based Coalition on Gender, provides key messages and recommendations on gender and COVID-19 to help guide and inform country-level response efforts and ensure that integration of gender remains a priority focus of interventions across the Europe and Central Asia region.
Thursday, April 9, 2020
Across every sphere, from health to the economy, security to social protection, the impacts of COVID-19 are exacerbated for women and girls simply by virtue of their sex. This policy brief by the UN Secretary-General explores how women and girls’ lives are changing in the face of COVID-19, and outlines suggested priority measures to accompany both the immediate response and longer-term recovery efforts.
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
The evaluation looks into the gender responsiveness and impact of policy design, implementation and monitoring and reviews alignment with the national policies promoting gender equality. The findings of the evaluation lessons will inform the development of the next post-2020 Roma strategy and action plan in accordance with the European and international standards, as well as the relevant national legal and policy frameworks, particularly those on human rights and gender equality.
Thursday, March 5, 2020
Marking the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Beijing Platform for Action, as well as the first time that progress on the implementation of the Platform is reviewed in light of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, this report takes an integrated approach to reporting on progress, gaps, and challenges related to the advancement of gender equality and women’s rights.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
IASC Gender Handbook for Humanitarian Action sets out the rationale for integrating gender equality into humanitarian action and provides practical guidance for the implementation across sectors. The handbook is also intended as a resource for gender specialists to support their work in integrating gender equality into humanitarian settings. The handbook is translated into Turkish by UN Women Turkey within the framework of the project "Strengthening the Resilience of Syrian Women and Girls and Host Communities" funded by the European Union and the Government of Japan.
Sunday, December 8, 2019
This study investigates the need for new regulations on permanent alimony, the obstacles to the implementation of permanent alimony, and the issue of violence against women in cases with alimony claims. The report is based on the examination of 140 alimony and divorce case files in 11 provinces in Turkey. Discussions on alimony, legislation and doctrine as well as research and data related to those topics were also included in the report to provide a holistic analysis.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
This document gives a brief of UN Women's achievements in Europe and Central Asia in 2018 on ending violence against women and girls, engaging women in peace and security, promoting women's economic empowerment and security, encouraging women's leadership and political participation and gender responsive budgeting.
Thursday, January 11, 2018
This publication presents the stories of women and girls who were beneficiaries of the National Shelter for victims of trafficking in Montenegro.
Sunday, January 7, 2018
Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) translated into Montenegrin.
Sunday, January 7, 2018
Summary of the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) translated into Montenegrin.
Sunday, January 7, 2018
This document contains ethical guidelines for those working with women survivors of family violence.
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
This brochure provides an assessment of the state of human rights of women living with HIV in Ukraine and the analysis of how the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) addresses their rights.
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.