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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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.
Monday, April 27, 2015
Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2016: Transforming Economies, Realizing Rights, UN Women’s flagship report, shows that, all too often, women’s economic and social rights are held back, because they are forced to fit into a ‘man’s world’. But, it is possible to move beyond the status quo, to picture a world where economies are built with women’s rights at their heart.
Friday, January 25, 2013
Around the world, a record number of women are now migrating to seek work and better lives. For many, migration yields these benefits; for others, it carries dangerous risks, such as exploitation in domestic work, and vulnerability to violence.
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.