The publication provides an overview of UN Women's response, solutions and approach to the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe and Central Asia region. UN Women is working to ensure that gender equality and women’s empowerment are both integrated as a cross-cutting commitment in prevention, response and recovery, and made an integral factor in effective COVID-19 mitigation strategies and actions. More
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Tuesday, June 9, 2020
This brief explains how companies are responding to the problem of domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic and provides recommendations on the measures that could be taken.
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, April 6, 2020
This brief highlights emerging evidence of the impact of the recent global pandemic of COVID-19 on violence against women and girls. It makes recommendations to be considered by all sectors of society, from governments to international organizations and to civil society organizations, in order to prevent and respond to violence against women and girls, at the onset, during, and after the public health crisis, with examples of actions already taken.
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.
Monday, July 8, 2019
Guide to social and health protection rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
This study on media reporting on gender-based violence in Bosnia and Herzegovina calls for more responsible and ethical reporting around this issue and urges media to urgently change focus on sensational coverage of gender-based and domestic violence.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
The result of work by the Kosovo Judicial Institute with support from UN Women, this guidebook provides a brief, clear overview of international and national legislation and mechanisms designed to protect women from domestic violence. Filled with clear instructions for Kosovo judges and prosecutors on applying the Law on Protection from Domestic Violence, it also provides information that the police, NGOs and victims of violence will find useful, including steps a victim of violence can take.
Sunday, August 11, 2013
This national survey on domestic violence in Albania comes from close cooperation between the Albanian Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with funding from the Swedish Government. Based on Albania’s Baseline Survey of 2007, this survey recognises that national data on domestic violence in Albania is necessary to develop effective policies and action plans for domestic violence response, intervention and protection, particularly violence against women.
Sunday, August 11, 2013
This study provides insights into the Government of Albania’s actions and the measures it took to comply with its Istanbul Convention obligations and meet the Convention’s standards for services to gender-based and domestic violence survivors. It assesses the national resources required to meet Albania’s Convention obligations for services to prevent and combat violence against women, and describes existing services to better understand the Government’s funding allocations to meet those requirements.
Saturday, June 1, 2013
The first of its kind, this study explores the prevalence of private and community forms of violence against women in Bosnia and Herzegovina, where partner and domestic violence cases have long been viewed as a private family matter and many times remain unreported.