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
- Youth (8)
- Communications and media (5)
- Girls (5)
- Ending violence against women and girls (5)
- Gender stereotypes (4)
- Gender equality and women’s empowerment (3)
- Gender discrimination (2)
- Domestic violence/interpersonal violence (2)
- Feminicide/femicide (2)
- Sports (2)
- Harmful practices (2)
- COVID-19 (1)
- Human rights (1)
- Leadership and political participation (1)
- Information and communications technology (ICT) (1)
- Monitoring and evaluation (1)
- Economic empowerment (1)
- Innovation and technology (1)
- Gender statistics (1)
- New media (1)
- Adolescents (1)
- Intergovernmental processes (1)
- Women’s rights (1)
- Science and technology for development (1)
- Men and boys (masculinity) (1)
- Gender equality and inequality (1)
- 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (1)
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Friday, September 24, 2021
Research on media reporting on gender-based violence against women in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2020 aims to show the characteristics of media reporting on this topic.
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.
Thursday, June 17, 2021
Guidelines for gender-responsive sports organizations have been developed as a trail-blazing effort to translate the UN Women’s Sports for Generation Equality principles into a feasible step-by-step guide. The guidelines are structured to help sports organizations in terms of empowerment of women and girls and advancement of gender equality through concrete and quantifiable actions and indicators. They aim to mobilize action on gender equality in day-to-day and overall operations.
Monday, May 17, 2021
This report provides the results of the first youth-led regional campaign of UN Women, #YOUthdemand. Prepared by the national gender youth activists, the report highlights the demands of the youth across the region and summarise the #YOUthdemand Gender Equality session conducted at the Generation Equality Forum in Mexico following the social media campaign.
Monday, March 1, 2021
This study aims at identifying key factors and trends in the participation of women in the digital sector in education, career and entrepreneurship at a national level. The analysis concluded into country-specific recommendations to develop a set of national initiatives fostering participation of women and girls in the ICT sector.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
This brief focuses on the impacts of COVID-19 on women and girls in sports in five areas—leadership, gender-based violence, economic opportunities, media participation and representation, and girls’ participation in sport—and presents key recommendations to different actors in the sport ecosystem to respond to the crisis with a gender perspective and recover better in terms of gender equality.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) is an international legal instrument that requires countries to eliminate discrimination against women and girls in all areas and promotes women’s and girls’ equal rights. CEDAW for Youth is a youth-friendly version of CEDAW that describes CEDAW’s impact in advancing gender equality and human rights for women and girls around the world, summarizes the articles of CEDAW and specifies how to implement and monitor it.
Saturday, November 5, 2011
This e-book is a reflection of how Bosnian youth perceive the problem of gender-based violence. UN Women wanted to give young people a voice to express their approach regarding preventing gender-based violence using multimedia.