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
- Access to justice and legal protection (5)
- Ending violence against women and girls (4)
- Rape/sexual assault (3)
- Access to justice and legal protection (2)
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- Social protection (1)
- Post-conflict recovery (1)
- Human rights (1)
- Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) (1)
- Access to justice post-conflict (1)
- Sexual violence in conflict (1)
- Reparations (1)
- Economic empowerment (1)
- UN Security Council resolutions (1)
- Financing for gender equality (1)
- Gender statistics (1)
- Temporary special measures, affirmative action (1)
- Service delivery (1)
- Peace processes (1)
- Feminicide/femicide (1)
- Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (1)
- Gender data gaps (1)
- Women’s rights (1)
- Health (1)
- Gender equality and inequality (1)
- Civil society (1)
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Monday, January 25, 2021
The “Regional Guidelines for Risk Assessment and Risk Management to Prevent the Recurrence and Escalation of Violence Against Women” are designed to inform and support relevant authorities tasked with dealing with cases of violence against women, including institutions in the chain of protection of women from violence, when creating measures and policies to prevent violence against women and its escalation. The guidelines were developed by the Center of Women’s Rights, based in Bosnia and Herzegovina, within the UN Women’s regional programme on ending violence against women in the Western Balkans and Turkey "Implementing Norms, Changing Minds," funded by the European Union.
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, April 29, 2020
To bring women’s views and solutions to the forefront of discussions and decisions on COVID-19 response, UN Women initiated rapid consultations with women’s organizations across the Europe and Central Asia region. The consultations provided an opportunity to hear directly about the specific risks and challenges that women and girls face as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic; they also focused on the opportunities and solutions they are providing so that the strategic focus of support can be adjusted in a gender-responsive manner to reflect their differentiated experience.
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
The Istanbul Convention calls for adequate and accessible support services for victims of sexual violence. In the Western Balkans and Turkey, these services are often missing, and where they do exist, they tend to be poorly implemented. This mapping report identifies the existing services in the region, examines their implementation, and highlights the gaps in service provision.
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.