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
- Financing for gender equality (14)
- Gender-responsive budgeting (7)
- Gender mainstreaming (5)
- Governance and national planning (4)
- Ending violence against women and girls (4)
- Social protection (3)
- Economic empowerment (3)
- Institutional mechanisms (3)
- Peace and security (3)
- Employment (3)
- Gender equality and women’s empowerment (3)
- Public administration (3)
- Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (3)
- Government contributors (2)
- Crisis response and recovery (2)
- Human rights (2)
- Leadership and political participation (2)
- Gender data gaps (2)
- Women’s rights (2)
- 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2)
- Decision-making (2)
- Training (2)
- Civil society participation (2)
- Unpaid work (1)
- Partnerships (1)
- Citizen engagement (1)
- Domestic violence/interpersonal violence (1)
- Monitoring and evaluation (1)
- Accountability (1)
- Human rights–based approach (1)
- Gender equality indicators (1)
- Innovation and technology (1)
- Education (1)
- Gender statistics (1)
- Temporary special measures, affirmative action (1)
- Sexual and reproductive health and rights (1)
- Intergovernmental processes (1)
- Financial and economic crisis (1)
- Access to justice and legal protection (1)
- Gender equality and inequality (1)
- Generation Equality (1)
- Entrepreneurship (1)
- UN system coordination (1)
- Gender data production and collection (1)
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Monday, May 24, 2021
The factsheet provides information on the UN Women project “Promoting gender responsive policies and budgets: Towards transparent, inclusive and accountable governance in the Republic of North Macedonia” (2018-2022), funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida).
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
The report presents an analysis of the initial and differing impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on women and men in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, North Macedonia and Serbia . The report outlines government measures and subsequent budget rebalancing and reveals anlysis on the initial gender impact with focus on country specific selected sectors.
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.
Wednesday, March 10, 2021
The policy briefs present the outcomes of the series of the subregional virtual consultations udnertaken in October-November 2020 and outline structural and legal barriers women and girls face, demands from feminists and women's rights advocates and key recommendations for the Generation Equality Forum.
Thursday, January 7, 2021
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on gender responsive budgeting in the Municipalities of Gjorche Petrov, Kochani, Strumica, Sveti Nikole, and Veles provide data and evidence on the impact of COVID-19 on gender-responsive programmes.
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
“The practical guide to gender analysis of legislation and draft regulations” offers a single approach to gender analysis, based on the relevant international standards and leading foreign and national cases in ensuring equal rights and opportunities for women and men. It aims to provide effective tools and practical advice that may be useful at every stage of the gender legal analysis.
Friday, July 24, 2020
What are the costs of women's unpaid caregiving? What if care work was replaced by community services that are available and affordable? These are some of the questions the first ever gender analysis in Serbia on the value of unpaid care work aims to discover.
Friday, June 19, 2020
This year’s regular resources report analyses how UN Women mobilized its core contributions in 2019 to fulfil its normative, coordination, and operational activities mandate, in order to improve the lives of women and girls worldwide. Through the presentation of tangible results, this report presents case studies at the global, regional, and country levels to showcase the impact that regular resources have in the countries where UN Women is present.
Friday, February 21, 2020
This brief summarizes findings and recommendations from the study "Investing in free universal childcare in the Republic of North Macedonia - Analysis of costs, short-term employment effects and fiscal revenue," authored by Jerome De Henau and Nikica Mojsovska-Blazevski.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
The manual provides experiences, lessons learned and recommendations for greater inclusion of women at the local level implemented by the local organizations, aiming to identify the most effective ones for different contexts and target groups.
Thursday, December 22, 2016
The handbook is designed to support governments, multilateral and bilateral organizations, civil society and others in costing gender equality outcomes, which responds to the growing global demand for concrete methodologies to estimate the financing gaps and requirements for achieving gender equality commitments.
Friday, August 28, 2015
This brochure brings together the best practices acquired during the Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) project implementation and it provides information on GRB, main elements of the practice and keys to GRB success by giving real examples from the pilot local administrations involved in the Project.
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.
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.