Keep the promise, accelerate the change: Taking stock of gender equality in Europe and Central Asia 25 years after Beijing
The report offers a concise, data-driven look at the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action and issues a clarion call for stepping up progress to realize the promises of Beijing. It covers countries from the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe region and it is based on available data and information in the regional and global databases. More
- Rural women (2)
- Living conditions (2)
- Rural development (2)
- Ending violence against women and girls (2)
- Gender discrimination (1)
- Local development (1)
- Beijing+20?! (1)
- Urban development (1)
- Businesses and foundations (1)
- Decentralization (1)
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Sunday, November 16, 2014
This study examines the situation of Romani women and girls in Moldova. Its findings indicate that the marginalized position of Romani women and girls in Moldova is determined by the interaction of gender discrimination, racism, class and discrimination and exclusion at various levels and in multiple situations, and a legacy of past exclusion.
Monday, November 10, 2014
National review of the 20th year anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action
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.
Friday, March 16, 2012
Updated to include Joint Integrated Local Development Programme (JILDP) implementation 2011–2012 experiences, the Guide to Community Mobilization for Empowerment of Vulnerable Women and Men explains and promotes the beneﬁts of community mobilization in rural Moldova. Recommended for anyone engaged in community empowerment eﬀorts, including community members, national and international public and private organizations, elected and appointed LPA oﬃcials, local NGOs and civil society groups and community mobilizers.
Friday, March 4, 2011
This paper is an account of vulnerable groups in Moldova and an expert assessment of decentralization's consequences for them. It classifies Moldova's vulnerable groups and presents national and international evidence to document their situation and problems. It discusses why each group is vulnerable and underlying causes for their vulnerability. The paper analyzes current policies and their negative effects on the vulnerable, provides an account of good practices and makes detailed recommendations going forward.