The impact of COVID-19 on women's and men's lives and livelihoods in Europe and Central Asia: Preliminary results from a Rapid Gender Assessment
In response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the relatively limited data available, the UN Women Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia, through the Making Every Woman and Girl Count global programme, developed a rapid survey assessment tool to assess the gendered impacts of COVID-19 on the main challenges faced by on women and men lives and livelihoods. More
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- Gender equality and inequality (4)
- Crisis response and recovery (3)
- Social protection (3)
- Anti-violence interventions (3)
- Women’s rights (3)
- Gender-responsive budgeting (3)
- Ending violence against women and girls (3)
- Rural women (2)
- Employment (2)
- Health (2)
- Decision-making (2)
- Gender discrimination (1)
- Access to justice and legal protection (1)
- Human rights (1)
- Water (1)
- Access to basic services (1)
- Sexual violence in conflict (1)
- Human rights–based approach (1)
- Economic empowerment (1)
- Institutional mechanisms (1)
- Gender stereotypes (1)
- Peace and security (1)
- Temporary special measures, affirmative action (1)
- Productive resources (1)
- Businesses and foundations (1)
- Service delivery (1)
- Gender power relations (1)
- Humanitarian action (1)
- Sexual and reproductive health and rights (1)
- Living conditions (1)
- Sex-disaggregated data (1)
- Financial and economic crisis (1)
- Rural development (1)
- Care and support services (1)
- Men and boys (masculinity) (1)
- Poverty (1)
- Migration (1)
- Gender mainstreaming (1)
- Harmful practices (1)
- Fundamental freedoms (1)
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Friday, September 25, 2020
The Rapid Gender Assessment examines how the COVID-19 crisis affects the socio-economic situation and livelihood of women and men in North Macedonia. It provides insights to the situation at a specific moment in time between the outbreak of COVID-19 and field research conducted between 8 and 20 May. It provides recommendations for policymakers to integrate gender perspectives in policies and measures during the response and recovery phases.
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
This programme brief details the scope, objectives, and activities of the three-year “EU 4 Gender Equality: Together Against Gender Stereotypes and Gender-Based Violence” programme funded by the European Union and implemented jointly by UN Women and UNFPA in six Eastern Partnership countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine.
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
The mapping analysis examines how the COVID-19 crisis affects the socio-economic situation and wellbeing of women and men at the local level and identifies immediate interventions by the municipalities to respond to the crisis. Focusing mainly on the perceptions of local gender equality mechanisms, it provides recommendations for supporting the municipalities in identifying gender specific measures and prioritizing allocation of resources in the post-recovery period.
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.
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
This brief explores the implications for the provision of essential services for women and girls who have experienced violence during the COVID-19 pandemic. It provides recommendations for governments, civil society, and international organizations that are seeking to improve the quality of and access to coordinated health, police and justice, and social services for all women and girls during the crisis and provides examples of promising practices to date.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
This is an assessment of the international and national response to the refugee crisis in Serbia and fYR Macedonia from a gender perspective carried out in Fall 2015.
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, 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.