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
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Tuesday, February 16, 2021
A practitioner's guide to the community mobilization for empowerment (CME) is a step-by-step manual on the process of implementing community mobilization for empowerment, intended for the mobilizers in local communities, civil society organizations' staff and volunteers, as well as members of the self-help groups. The foundations for CME are based on human rights and gender equality. The process helps to address discrimination and to demonstrate the benefits of embracing diversity.
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Women in Serbia play a key role in responding to the COVID-19 outbreak, including as front-line healthcare workers, carers at home, community leaders and mobilisers. This publication features inspiring stories of 13 extraordinary women working tirelessly at the forefront of the coronavirus pandemic.
Monday, August 10, 2020
The study elaborates why mainstreaming gender and application of gender-responsive budgeting to the sector of agriculture and rural development is important for recognising the different needs of women and men. It uses a behavioral and experimental economics framework through the abbreviated - women’s empowerment index in agriculture to measure empowerment in five domains, providing recommendations to address gender aspects in policy documents and related budgets.
Monday, July 8, 2019
Flyer on discrimination, Bosnian and Romani language
Monday, July 8, 2019
Guide to social and health protection rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
This brochure provides an insight into the everyday lives of rural women, who, despite the difficult circumstances of rural life, work hard to improve their lives as well as of those around them. The brochure draws together stories of strong and inspirational rural women, who, with confidence and determination, changed their lives for the better.
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
This compilation of guidance notes forms an introduction to approaches, tools and interventions that can be used to promote sustainable livelihoods of internally displaced women.
Monday, December 26, 2016
From 2010-2015, UN Women worked with local partner organizations, the TASO Foundation and the Women’s Information Center, to promote the social mobilization of internally-displaced, conflict-affected and ethnic minority women and girls in Georgia.
Monday, April 25, 2016
This study provides an analysis from a gender perspective of policies, programmes and services related to agriculture and local development, as well as an assessment of the extent to which rural populations, especially women, benefit from these.
Monday, November 10, 2014
A joint UN Women, FAO and WFP project used letters from rural Kyrgyzstan women to build a dialogue between them and their local service providers. This examines what happened after project members used the stories in the letters to run campaigns to curb discrimination and violence against women and girls and help them earn economic, political and social rights and increased access to local health care services.
Saturday, August 17, 2013
A joint UN Women, FAO and WFP project used letters from rural women in Kyrgyzstan to build a dialogue between them and their local service providers. This examines best practices that arose after project members used the stories in the letters to run campaigns to curb discrimination and violence against women and girls and help them earn economic, political and social rights and increased access to local health care services.
Friday, March 16, 2012
Updated to include Joint Integrated Local Development Programme (JILDP) implementation 2011–2012 experiences, the Guide to Community Mobilization for Empowerment of Vulnerable Women and Men explains and promotes the beneﬁts of community mobilization in rural Moldova. Recommended for anyone engaged in community empowerment eﬀorts, including community members, national and international public and private organizations, elected and appointed LPA oﬃcials, local NGOs and civil society groups and community mobilizers.