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
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- Ending violence against women and girls (9)
- Economic empowerment (3)
- Gender discrimination (2)
- Domestic violence/interpersonal violence (2)
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- Communications and media (2)
- Governance (2)
- Employment (2)
- Service delivery (2)
- Gender-responsive budgeting (2)
- Access to justice and legal protection (1)
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- Financing for gender equality (1)
- Gender stereotypes (1)
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Thursday, August 19, 2021
The region's first 'Women’s Entrepreneurship Expo' was a comprehensive virtual event held between 27-29 April 2021. This report presents how interactive ideas generation sessions and networking expanded the potential of women entrepreneurs. It offers entrepreneurial learning and resources on topics related to: business blueprint modelling; branding and marketing; entering demand-supply and value chains; rethinking digital sales and e-commerce; financial goals and resilience building; and developing and pitching winnable business plans.
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
The three-year project, "Strengthening civil society capacities and multi-stakeholder partnerships to advance women’s rights and gender equality in Turkey," financed by the European Union, aims to help women’s rights groups, women-led civil society organizations (CSOs) and other relevant rights-based CSOs improve their capacity to influence national and local women’s rights and gender equality agendas.
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.
Friday, April 16, 2021
The report discusses key international normative frameworks in place to support the achievement of gender equality and women’s empowerment in Ukraine, and assesses the level of national and international public finance investments, as well as a number of initiatives and projects that attest to the vibrancy and strength of development cooperation on gender equality in Ukraine.
Friday, October 18, 2019
The Regional Report examines the violence and discrimination faced by Roma women in the areas of health care, child marriage, and institutional protection and support in cases of domestic violence. Based on survey findings in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia, this violence and discrimination is analyzed in the context of states' obligations to comply with anti-discrimination frameworks, such as national legislation, CEDAW, and the Istanbul Convention.
Friday, October 4, 2019
This policy brief highlights the value that ‘by and for’ organizations bring to the fight to end violence against women and girls (VAWG) and examines how the current funding landscape jeopardizes the existence and autonomy of these organizations.
Friday, October 4, 2019
This policy brief examines the lack of data on violence against minoritized women and highlights the importance of utilizing an intersectional approach to data collection and engaging ‘by and for’ in the data collection process.
Friday, October 4, 2019
This policy brief explores the concept of intersectionality as a tool to analyze and understand the intersection of gender with other inequalities/oppressions (e.g., sexuality, gender identity, ethnicity, indigeneity, immigration status, disability) in the context of violence against women and girls (VAWG).
Sunday, May 5, 2019
The "2018 Public Perceptions of Gender Equality and Violence against Women" Infosheets provide insight of current and dominant attitudes and perceptions (and the factors that influence them) toward gender equality and violence against women at community level in the Western Balkans and Turkey.
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Produced by European Women’s Lobby under the EU-UN Women programme “Implementing Norms, Changing Minds” on ending violence against women, this report offers a regional analysis of policies and legislation on violence against women in relation to the Istanbul Convention in the Western Balkans and Turkey.
Thursday, August 2, 2018
This report analyzes how to increase the accessibility of civil society networks, especially for women from minority and disadvantaged groups. It offers an overview of the current situation regarding the accessibility of networks in the Western Balkans and Turkey.
Monday, June 5, 2017
UN Women in Moldova engaged 30 outlets from print, online and broadcast media in a process of self-assessment of their coverage from a gender perspective. As a result, 37 broadcast, print and online media outlets signed a commitment to respect gender equality principles and outlined concrete actions they will take in this direction. UN Women also supported media partners to increase women’s visibility by connecting them to successful women leaders. This resulted in 340 success stories of women from different walks of life and all corners of Moldova that featured in different types of media.
Sunday, August 11, 2013
This national survey on domestic violence in Albania comes from close cooperation between the Albanian Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with funding from the Swedish Government. Based on Albania’s Baseline Survey of 2007, this survey recognises that national data on domestic violence in Albania is necessary to develop effective policies and action plans for domestic violence response, intervention and protection, particularly violence against women.
Sunday, October 14, 2012
This publication represents a summary of gender budgeting results achieved in the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina, Serbia. It aims to serve as a handbook for civil servants interested in gender-responsive budgeting and in mainstreaming gender in public administration. Gender Responsive Budgeting in Public Administration also offers a collection of gender-responsive budgeting experiences and challenges in order to assist and guide public servants and officials as they begin the process of mainstreaming gender public administration.
Sunday, September 9, 2012
Despite significant efforts to develop legal and institutional frameworks to promote and achieve gender equality in Serbia, women continue to encounter discrimination in Serbia’s labour markets. The study uses data from a Victimology Society of Serbia project to analyse the scope and structure of the discrimination women face in Serbia’s labour markets, and examines social reactions to gender-based discrimination in labour markets.
Friday, August 3, 2012
Based on activities implemented in Albania by UN Women in the UN Joint Program on Gender Equality and the recently completed “Equity in Governance” (EiG) project, this book also draws on materials from the first national conference on “Gender equality and local governance”, held in March 2011 in Tirana. This joint UN Women and EiG project publication suggests ways that local government units can implement international commitments and national policy on gender equality.