This report offers lessons learned and best practices ton awareness-raising among refugee and migrant women on how to access justice services. More
- Women’s rights (9)
- Ending violence against women and girls (5)
- Gender equality and women’s empowerment (4)
- Human rights (3)
- Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) (3)
- Post-conflict recovery (2)
- Human rights–based approach (2)
- Economic empowerment (2)
- Rural women (2)
- Peace and security (2)
- Health care services (2)
- 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2)
- Unpaid work (1)
- Gender discrimination (1)
- Social protection (1)
- Leadership and political participation (1)
- Access to justice post-conflict (1)
- Sexual violence in conflict (1)
- Reparations (1)
- UN Security Council resolutions (1)
- Financing for gender equality (1)
- Education (1)
- Rape/sexual assault (1)
- Fund for Gender Equality (1)
- Productive resources (1)
- Businesses and foundations (1)
- Employment (1)
- Service delivery (1)
- Peace processes (1)
- Public administration (1)
- Beijing Platform for Action (1)
- Living conditions (1)
- Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (1)
- Access to justice and legal protection (1)
- Rural development (1)
- Gender equality and inequality (1)
- Civil society (1)
- Migration (1)
- Gender mainstreaming (1)
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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.
Monday, July 1, 2013
Written by experienced female and male NGO activists from Bosnia and Herzegovina, this Annex to the Third Shadow Report details the direct impact of the continuing political and economic crisis in Bosnia and Herzegovina on women’s fundamental human rights. Examining enforcement and access to formal legal protection, the Annex includes data and analysis originally not in the Third Shadow Report, with a focus on marginalized women in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Friday, January 25, 2013
Around the world, a record number of women are now migrating to seek work and better lives. For many, migration yields these benefits; for others, it carries dangerous risks, such as exploitation in domestic work, and vulnerability to violence.
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.