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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- Ending violence against women and girls (4)
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- COVID-19 (2)
- Leadership and political participation (2)
- Economic empowerment (2)
- Anti-violence interventions (2)
- New media (2)
- Gender power relations (2)
- Sports (2)
- Men and boys (masculinity) (2)
- Gender equality and inequality (2)
- Gender discrimination (1)
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- Domestic violence/interpersonal violence (1)
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Tuesday, September 15, 2020
This programme brief details the scope, objectives, and activities of the three-year “EU 4 Gender Equality: Together Against Gender Stereotypes and Gender-Based Violence” programme funded by the European Union and implemented jointly by UN Women and UNFPA in six Eastern Partnership countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
This brief focuses on the impacts of COVID-19 on women and girls in sports in five areas—leadership, gender-based violence, economic opportunities, media participation and representation, and girls’ participation in sport—and presents key recommendations to different actors in the sport ecosystem to respond to the crisis with a gender perspective and recover better in terms of gender equality.
Friday, June 19, 2020
UN Women has developed tools for businesses and employers designed to shine a light on violence against women during the COVID-19 pandemic and provide clear advice on key measures that can be taken at all levels within the organization.
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
HeForShe is a global solidarity movement initiated by UN Women inviting men and people of all genders to stand in solidarity with women to create a bold, visible, and united force for gender equality. Recognizing the power of sports to change lives, UN Women Turkey is collaborating with sports organizations to empower women and girls and tear down gender barriers and discrimination. In 2018, UN Women Turkey and Fenerbahçe Sports Club joined forces with the support of Tüpraş, one of the companies of Koç Holding, and Impact Champion of HeForShe.
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
In an effort to address the impacts of COVID-19, companies are developing a number of socially beneficial communications for the public. It is essential that these communications avoid harmful stereotypes and seek to depict positive and progressive gender portrayals.
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
This publication explores barriers to political participation of women in Bosnia and Herzegovina, outlines the activities of key contextual enablers, assesses to which extent political parties can be considered as gate keepers for participation of women in politics, explores the entry points for promoting participation of women in political and public life, and provides a deeper analysis of media and the presentation of women in politics.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Guidelines for Gender and Conflict-sensitive reporting provide a practical guide for the media to present an accurate portrait of men and women, the world and its possibilities, as well as integrating a gender lens into conflict reporting that involves respecting the key standards of journalistic professionalism which impartially presents verified information in a fair and balanced context, gives voice to marginalised actors, and shuns gender stereotypes.
Monday, September 25, 2017
This handbook provides guidance for media organizations in Bosnia and Herzegovina for addresing violence against women issues in a responsible way on their news coverage.
Monday, June 5, 2017
UN Women in Moldova engaged 30 outlets from print, online and broadcast media in a process of self-assessment of their coverage from a gender perspective. As a result, 37 broadcast, print and online media outlets signed a commitment to respect gender equality principles and outlined concrete actions they will take in this direction. UN Women also supported media partners to increase women’s visibility by connecting them to successful women leaders. This resulted in 340 success stories of women from different walks of life and all corners of Moldova that featured in different types of media.
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.
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Developed in consultation with the International Federation of Journalists and UNESCO’s many other global media partners, this publication presents Gender-Sensitive Indicators for Media (GSIM), global indicators that aim to voluntarily enrich freedom of expression and the independence of media by assisting media in issues relating to gender equality and women’s empowerment. The GSIM are available in several languages, including Albanian.