The publication provides an overview of UN Women's response, solutions and approach to the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe and Central Asia region. UN Women is working to ensure that gender equality and women’s empowerment are both integrated as a cross-cutting commitment in prevention, response and recovery, and made an integral factor in effective COVID-19 mitigation strategies and actions. More
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Friday, June 19, 2020
The guidelines offer practical guidance to the national governments and service providers in the Western Balkans and Turkey on how to better respond to the needs of women and girls victims of violence throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and once lockdown measures are lifted.
Saturday, December 7, 2019
Research on availability of services on protection from domestic violence (police, center for social work, court and prosecutor's office, health care institutions) to marginalized groups of women in Bosnia and Herzegovina (women with disabilities, Roma women, women returnees and IDPs, rural women and elderly women).
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
The Istanbul Convention calls for adequate and accessible support services for victims of sexual violence. In the Western Balkans and Turkey, these services are often missing, and where they do exist, they tend to be poorly implemented. This mapping report identifies the existing services in the region, examines their implementation, and highlights the gaps in service provision.
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.
Monday, October 31, 2016
Gender Brief Albania 2016 gives an overview and analysis of gender equality in Albania. It captures on-going work, reviews progress and identifies gaps in implementing Albania’s international and national commitments on gender equality and the empowerment of women. To support EU policy makers in tailoring pre-accession assistance to the Government of Albania, it presents priority actions to improve the lives of Albanian women and girls in six key areas and identifies new, emerging sectors that require action.
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.
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.
Friday, October 1, 2010
This Alternative Report is the result of a joint action of women's NGOs in Bosnia and Herzegovina, with supervision and support from the NGOs Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly Banja Luka and "Rights for All" from Sarajevo. The Report provides an independent analysis of the difficulties and discrimination that women in Bosnia and Herzegovina face every day in exercising their rights.