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
- Gender equality and women’s empowerment (6)
- Governance and national planning (4)
- Monitoring and evaluation (3)
- Ending violence against women and girls (3)
- Crisis response and recovery (2)
- Human rights (2)
- Gender statistics (2)
- Intergovernmental processes (2)
- COVID-19 (1)
- Women in the UN system (1)
- Local development (1)
- Economic empowerment (1)
- Communications and media (1)
- Institutional mechanisms (1)
- Financing for gender equality (1)
- Beijing+20?! (1)
- Peace and security (1)
- New media (1)
- Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces (1)
- Humanitarian action (1)
- Sexual harassment (1)
- Girls (1)
- Adolescents (1)
- Beijing Platform for Action (1)
- Sex-disaggregated data (1)
- Youth (1)
- Gender-responsive budgeting (1)
- Health (1)
- Laws, legislation (1)
- Gender equality and inequality (1)
- Monitoring, evaluation and reporting (1)
- UN system coordination (1)
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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.
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
This report presents the results of the independent evaluation of UN Women’s ‘Strengthening the Resilience of Syrian Women and Girls and Host Communities’ (“Madad”) programme and offers lessons and recommendations for future programming on gender equality and women’s empowerment. The Synthesis report includes country specific annexes for Iraq, Jordan and Turkey.
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
The fireflies campaign against gender based cyber violence draws attention to the issue to create a global e-solidarity network. The campaign conducted by UN Women Turkey and financed by Sweden through Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) reveals the outcomes of the campaign.
Friday, October 16, 2020
Building on the programme implementation experience under the “Strengthening the Resilience of Syrian Women and Girls and the Host Communities in Iraq, Jordan and Turkey” programme, this report conceptualizes the gender-sensitive resilience index based on Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) Resilience Measurement Analysis (RIMA) Model.
Thursday, October 1, 2020
The UN Development Programme in collaboration with UN Women and UN Food and Agriculture Organization led the socio-economic assessment of the impact on businesses and households in Ukraine. This report presents an assessment of the social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on Ukraine, with a focus on those groups which are, or have become vulnerable due to the pandemic, as well as the impact on micro, small and medium enterprises.
Thursday, June 11, 2020
Report of the independent evaluation of the EU-UN Women regional programme “Implementing Norms, Changing Minds”, conducted from July to December 2019. The purpose of the evaluation was to assess the achievement of results and performance of the programme; identify and document lessons learned, good practices and innovations, success stories and challenges; identify strategies for replication and up-scaling; and provide actionable recommendations for future programme development.
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
The evaluation looks into the gender responsiveness and impact of policy design, implementation and monitoring and reviews alignment with the national policies promoting gender equality. The findings of the evaluation lessons will inform the development of the next post-2020 Roma strategy and action plan in accordance with the European and international standards, as well as the relevant national legal and policy frameworks, particularly those on human rights and gender equality.
Friday, April 5, 2019
Participated by over 100 stakeholders, the evaluation of Serbia's National Action Plan for the Implementation of the Serbia National Strategy for Gender Equality 2016–2018 examined Serbia’s efforts for creating a gender equal society. It took stock of the following key criteria: relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, impact, and sustainability.
Monday, August 14, 2017
The report presents the perceptions of women from the Kyrgyz/Tajik border about the insecurities that affect their community and it presents their proposed solutions. It is based on findings from two regional workshops; on consultations with women from the border regions of Tajikistan (Isfara and Ghafurov districts of Sughd region) and Kyrgyzstan (Batken and Ley Lek districts of Batken region); and on the Human Security Reports prepared by women in their own villages.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Report on legal and policy challenges of sexual harassment in the workplace and recommendations for improved legislation and practice in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
UN Women Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia undertook this regional evaluation of UN Women’s contribution to UN system coordination on gender equality and the empowerment of women to assess the progress made so far towards achieving results.