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Multi-site scoping study on sexual harassment and other forms of sexual violence against women and girls in public spaces in the Eastern Ukraine

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

This publication features the findings of safety audits of public spaces, as well as the results of online surveys and focus group discussions conducted with women from the conflict-affected communities of Soledar and Toretsk in Donetsk region and Novoaidar and Zolote in Luhansk region, in eastern Ukraine.

Methodical recommendation on how to conduct safety audit in the framework of UN Women Global Flagship Initiative “Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces for Women and Girlss”

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

This manual includes methodological recommendations for local authorities and civil society activists from the cities and communities which are planning to conduct safety audits and adopt targeted programmes on preventing and combating sexual harassment and other forms of sexual violence against women and girls in public spaces in an evidence-based manner.

Framework Plan for Cooperation Between Multisectoral Teams and Local Media in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Friday, September 24, 2021

The document examines good practices and defines models of cooperation between media and multisectoral teams on domestic violence.

Research on media reporting on gender-based violence against women in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2020

Friday, September 24, 2021

Research on media reporting on gender-based violence against women in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2020 aims to show the characteristics of media reporting on this topic.

Results of the work with media on prevention of violence against women and girls 2016-2021 Compendium

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.

Manual for training of police officers on response to cases of domestic violence and violence against women

Thursday, August 26, 2021

This manual is a result of close collaboration of UN Women, Ministry of Interior of Federation Bosnia and Herzegovina, experts, police professionals and representatives of Cantonal Ministries of Interior in the Federation of BiH. It serves as a tool for training of police professionals on police response to cases of domestic violence in line with the entity domestic violence and criminal legislation.

Bad as usual, in unusual times

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

To map out media practices and assess the overall quality of reporting on violence against women and girls on social media, UN Women joined forces with the BeFem non-governmental organization (NGO) to conduct an analysis entitled, ‘Bad as usual, in unusual times’ with the support of Norwegian embassy in Belgrade.

From insights to action: Gender equality in the wake of COVID-19

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, shrinking working hours, increased care burdens, and heightened violence have exacerbated the challenges that women and girls face. Unless action is taken, by 2021 around 435 million women and girls will be living in extreme poverty, including 47 million pushed into poverty as a result of COVID-19. This publication presents the latest evidence on the multiple impacts of the pandemic on women and girls.

COVID-19 impacts on women in the workplace: Corporate responses, good practices and way forward

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

This assessment was conducted from March to June 2020 in cooperation with TUSIAD, TURKONFED and UN Women Turkey to gain insights into the potential gendered effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the private sector, and to contribute to the development of policies to safeguard gender equality.

COVID-19 and violence against women and girls: Addressing the shadow pandemic

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

This brief presents emerging evidence of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on violence against women and girls (VAWG). The brief advocates for measures that prevent and respond to VAWG in the current circumstances of lockdown as well as for investments that ensure the safety of women and girls in longer-term recovery plans.

The COVID-19 shadow pandemic: Domestic violence in the world of work: A call to action for the private sector

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.

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on functioning of safe houses in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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.

COVID-19 and ending violence against women and girls

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.

Regional report on discrimination of Roma women in the area of healthcare, child marriages and support and protection in cases of domestic violence

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.

Guide to social and health protection rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Monday, July 8, 2019

Guide to social and health protection rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Research on media reporting on gender-based violence against women 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.

Guidebook on Protection of Victims of 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.

Domestic Violence in Albania: National Population-based Survey

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.

Road Map and Costing of the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combatting Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence

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.

A Study of the Economic Costs for the Implementation of the Albanian Legislation against Domestic Violence

Friday, August 9, 2013

A analysis of the economic costs to implement Albanian legislation against domestic violence, this study aims to help improve government domestic violence protection and prevention services delivery to victims. It hopes to raise awareness of the social costs of domestic violence and thereby promote domestic violence prevention and protection services.

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