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
- Access to justice post-conflict (5)
- Peace and security (4)
- Peace processes (3)
- Ending violence against women and girls (3)
- Access to justice and legal protection (2)
- Post-conflict recovery (2)
- Local development (2)
- UN Security Council resolutions (2)
- Service delivery (2)
- Decentralization (2)
- Conflict, war (2)
- Crisis response and recovery (1)
- UN Security Council resolution 1325 (1)
- Social protection (1)
- Sexual violence in conflict (1)
- Reparations (1)
- Peacekeeping (1)
- Institutional mechanisms (1)
- Peacebuilding (1)
- Rape/sexual assault (1)
- Gender power relations (1)
- Disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR) (1)
- Women’s rights (1)
- Access to justice and legal protection (1)
- Rule of law (1)
- Gender mainstreaming (1)
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Wednesday, April 7, 2021
The findings of the assessment reveal inter alia a very low number of protection orders issued in the conflict-affected Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine. This points out to low awareness of survivors of domestic violence about this protection mechanism, as well as poor quality of the legal advice received in such cases. Additionally, the assessment results show that there is a high burden of proof imposed on survivors and that children witnesses of domestic violence are rarely recognized as victims of domestic violence.
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
The research looks into how the implementation of good practices on community policing could contribute to prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls at the community level. This publication also provides recommendations to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine and National Police of Ukraine on community policing and prevention violence against women and girls.
Monday, March 15, 2021
The “Looking beyond 2020: Advancing women, peace and security” consultations were organized by the UN Women Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia and the UN Women Georgia Country Office. As a result of the consultations, participants issued concrete and actionable recommendations to remove barriers to women’s meaningful participation in peace processes at the formal and informal levels.
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
This training manual is designed for actors involved in the prevention and countering of violent extremism (P/CVE) in Europe and Central Asia including state officials, members of non-governmental organizations, community activists, staff of UN agencies, international and regional organizations to help them understand violent extremism’s gender dimensions.
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.