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
- Gender data gaps (8)
- Gender discrimination (4)
- Gender statistics (4)
- COVID-19 (3)
- Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (3)
- Gender equality and inequality (3)
- Leadership and political participation (2)
- Gender equality indicators (2)
- Financing for gender equality (2)
- Gender mainstreaming (2)
- Training (2)
- Gender data production and collection (2)
- Government contributors (1)
- Universal primary education (1)
- Social protection (1)
- Gender data use and accessibility (1)
- Access to basic services (1)
- National statistical systems (1)
- Domestic violence/interpersonal violence (1)
- Information and communications technology (ICT) (1)
- Economic empowerment (1)
- Institutional mechanisms (1)
- Temporary special measures, affirmative action (1)
- Employment (1)
- Gender power relations (1)
- Gender equality and women’s empowerment (1)
- Sex-disaggregated data (1)
- Women’s rights (1)
- Health (1)
- Health care services (1)
- Science and technology for development (1)
- Access to justice and legal protection (1)
- Schooling (1)
- 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (1)
- Poverty (1)
- Governance and national planning (1)
- Ending violence against women and girls (1)
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Thursday, August 26, 2021
This report showcases the findings of a research on attitudes, beliefs and behaviors of primary and secondary school students, university students and teachers towards Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It provides insight into young men and women's preferences and choices in terms of education and careers, and based on those, it proposes interventions to nudge girls into STEM.
Wednesday, December 23, 2020
This rapid gender assessment report aims to understand the different dimensions of how the COVID-19 pandemic and the measures adopted to tackle it have affected the lives of women and men in Serbia. It also advocates for gender responsiveness in the relief and recovery measures that will be undertaken to alleviate the consequences of the pandemic.
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.
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, shrinking working hours, increased care burdens, and heightened violence have exacerbated the challenges that women and girls face. Unless action is taken, by 2021 around 435 million women and girls will be living in extreme poverty, including 47 million pushed into poverty as a result of COVID-19. This publication presents the latest evidence on the multiple impacts of the pandemic on women and girls.
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.
Monday, May 18, 2020
The spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and the related restrictive measures exposes all groups of women to higher risks of losing incomes and savings, it significantly increases the burden of unpaid care work, exposes women and children to domestic violence and exacerbates vulnerabilities of those facing multiple forms of discrimination, reveals the new study developed by UN Women Ukraine.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
This Gender analysis report examines the relationships between women and men and their access to and control of resources and the constraints they face relative to each other. The main goal is to ensure that gender-based injustices and inequalities are not exacerbated by interventions, and that where is possible, greater equality and justice in gender relations are promoted.
Monday, May 13, 2019
Reliable, accessible and appropriately disaggregated statistics are essential for monitoring commitments to gender equality. The brief provides an overview of UN Women’s efforts to develop the capacity of countries to produce and use gender data through the "Making Every Woman and Girl Count" programme in Europe and Central Asia (ECA). It showcases key results achieved in 2018 as well as priorities for 2019.