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
- Poverty (9)
- Economic empowerment (7)
- Employment (6)
- Unpaid work (4)
- Macroeconomic policies (4)
- Health (3)
- Social protection (2)
- Migration (2)
- Ending violence against women and girls (2)
- COVID-19 (1)
- Gender discrimination (1)
- Access to justice and legal protection (1)
- Financial resources (1)
- Human rights (1)
- Water (1)
- Access to basic services (1)
- Domestic violence/interpersonal violence (1)
- Sexual violence in conflict (1)
- Human rights–based approach (1)
- Institutional mechanisms (1)
- Anti-violence interventions (1)
- Gender statistics (1)
- Rural women (1)
- Peace and security (1)
- Temporary special measures, affirmative action (1)
- Humanitarian action (1)
- Sexual and reproductive health and rights (1)
- Gender data gaps (1)
- Gender-responsive budgeting (1)
- Health care services (1)
- Rural development (1)
- Care and support services (1)
- Gender equality and inequality (1)
- Governance and national planning (1)
- Fundamental freedoms (1)
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- Turkey (4)
- North Macedonia (3)
- Kyrgyzstan (2)
- Serbia (2)
- Montenegro (1)
- Kazakhstan (1)
- Albania (1)
- Bosnia and Herzegovina (1)
- Kosovo (under UNSCR 1244) (1)
- Belarus (1)
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Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, shrinking working hours, increased care burdens, and heightened violence have exacerbated the challenges that women and girls face. Unless action is taken, by 2021 around 435 million women and girls will be living in extreme poverty, including 47 million pushed into poverty as a result of COVID-19. This publication presents the latest evidence on the multiple impacts of the pandemic on women and girls.
Friday, May 1, 2020
This research on permanent alimony investigates whether there is a need for a new regulation, problems in implementation and the issue of violence against women in cases with alimony claims.
Friday, March 27, 2020
With many businesses struggling to survive as a consequence of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, loss of jobs and income and rising working poverty are a reality for many workers. This document offers (interim) recommendations for employers to mitigate the negative consequences stemming from COVID-19.
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
This brochure provides an insight into the everyday lives of rural women, who, despite the difficult circumstances of rural life, work hard to improve their lives as well as of those around them. The brochure draws together stories of strong and inspirational rural women, who, with confidence and determination, changed their lives for the better.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
This is the first study that examines female inactivity in details, based on a large, representative sample of female citizens in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. Data enable us to develop a profile of the “typical” inactive woman in the country, which can be then used to design policies to promote female activity, with particular emphasis on women whose inactivity is not their individual choice.
Friday, March 31, 2017
This policy brief highlights the need for publicly provided social care services for children, the sick, the elderly and persons with disabilities to reduce the burden of unpaid care work on women and advance women’s economic empowerment. It details the substantial advantages and returns countries stand to gain in the short and long run from such investments.
Friday, December 30, 2016
This brief demonstrates that public investment in early childhood education would be key to creation of decent jobs in Turkey, especially for women. According to the brief, public investment in early childhood education is more effective in job creation than public investment in physical infrastructure.
Thursday, April 14, 2016
The report aims to show that the fiscal prioritization of Early Childhood Care and Preschool Education expansion, and hence the building of a social infrastructure of care, over, for instance, investments in physical infrastructure/construction or cash transfers, presents an enormous potential for decent job creation, particularly in the femaledominated occupations and sectors.
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.