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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- Ending violence against women and girls (12)
- Gender equality and women’s empowerment (9)
- Human rights (7)
- COVID-19 (5)
- Domestic violence/interpersonal violence (5)
- Anti-violence interventions (5)
- Economic empowerment (4)
- Peace and security (4)
- Health care services (4)
- Gender mainstreaming (4)
- Gender discrimination (3)
- Leadership and political participation (3)
- Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) (3)
- Gender stereotypes (3)
- Gender equality and inequality (3)
- Civil society (3)
- Crisis response and recovery (2)
- Access to justice and legal protection (2)
- Post-conflict recovery (2)
- Sexual violence in conflict (2)
- Human rights–based approach (2)
- Communications and media (2)
- Financing for gender equality (2)
- Rural women (2)
- Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces (2)
- Gender power relations (2)
- Humanitarian action (2)
- Feminicide/femicide (2)
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- Gender-responsive budgeting (2)
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- Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (1)
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Wednesday, October 20, 2021
This publication features the findings of safety audits of public spaces, as well as the results of online surveys and focus group discussions conducted with women from the conflict-affected communities of Soledar and Toretsk in Donetsk region and Novoaidar and Zolote in Luhansk region, in eastern Ukraine.
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
This manual includes methodological recommendations for local authorities and civil society activists from the cities and communities which are planning to conduct safety audits and adopt targeted programmes on preventing and combating sexual harassment and other forms of sexual violence against women and girls in public spaces in an evidence-based manner.
Friday, September 24, 2021
The document examines good practices and defines models of cooperation between media and multisectoral teams on domestic violence.
Friday, September 24, 2021
The Compendium covers the work of the UN Women Bosnia and Herzegovina over the past five years in working with the media, assessing their needs and capacities, and strengthening their role in preventing violence against women and girls and domestic violence.
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
This publication summarizes the activities and results of the UN Women Bosnia and Herzegovina 16 Days of Activism campaign in 2020, "Turn off violence against women and girls", which had the aim to increase awareness regarding the impact and consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on women and girls victims of violence.
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Gender equality and women’s rights are not just women’s issue, it is a human rights issue. Women combat for their rights every day everywhere. But to achieve an equal world for all, men should question power dynamics in their actions and words and take responsibility for change.
Friday, October 2, 2020
Focus on Gender Bosnia and Herzegovina is a series of publications addressing specific areas of work on gender equality in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is designed to give more insights on specific gender equality issues and proposed actions to policy makers, experts, governmental institutions, civil society organizations and representatives of international community.
Thursday, June 18, 2020
This report tells UN Women’s story over the period 2019–2020. It shares how we and our many partners are striding forward to realize a better world for women and girls—one of equality and empowerment. Looking forward, we will draw on our full resources and experiences in protecting and advancing the rights of all women and girls. That is what we do and who we are, as a leader, mobilizer, convenor, provider of programmes, and partner for change.
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
In March 2020, UN Women in Bosnia and Herzegovina conducted a rapid assessment of the status of specialized services provided by eight shelters in the country to find out their immediate needs for sustaining their activities. This infographic is a visual representation of the collected data.
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.
Monday, May 18, 2020
UN Women is advocating for a gender-sensitive COVID-19 response and recovery. This brief provides more information on the impact and implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for women and girls and provides suggestions to effectively reflect the gender dynamics in the response and recovery.
Thursday, April 9, 2020
Across every sphere, from health to the economy, security to social protection, the impacts of COVID-19 are exacerbated for women and girls simply by virtue of their sex. This policy brief by the UN Secretary-General explores how women and girls’ lives are changing in the face of COVID-19, and outlines suggested priority measures to accompany both the immediate response and longer-term recovery efforts.
Friday, November 29, 2019
This report examines the impact of NGO networking on advocacy efforts to promote the implementation of the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (also known as the Istanbul Convention) in the Western Balkans and Turkey.
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.
Friday, July 14, 2017
In 2016, UN Women’s Fund for Gender Equality (FGE) supported 35 active programmes in 40 countries and reached more than 50,700 direct beneficiaries. The programmes, implemented by women-led civil society organizations, work to advance women’s political and economic empowerment at local, national and regional levels across the globe...
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Reparations for conflict-related sexual violence remain a pressing issue in many parts of the world. The Conflict Did Not Bring Us Flowers brings the voices of survivors of sexual violence during the 1998-1999 armed conflict in Kosovo to the fore, and proposes measures for the development of comprehensive reparations for survivors.
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.
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, January 25, 2014
Originally developed by UN Women Cambodia, this infographics leaflet simply and comprehensively provides the basics on fundamental women's rights documents such as the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) and the Beijing Platform for Action (BPfA), the global (post-2015 development agenda and the Commission on the Status of Women.
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.