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 (7)
- Leadership and political participation (5)
- Economic empowerment (4)
- Political empowerment (3)
- Ending violence against women and girls (3)
- Crisis response and recovery (2)
- COVID-19 (2)
- Gender, culture and society (2)
- Gender stereotypes (2)
- Gender statistics (2)
- Rural women (2)
- Peace and security (2)
- Humanitarian action (2)
- Decision-making (2)
- Gender mainstreaming (2)
- Governance and national planning (2)
- Gender discrimination (1)
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- Local development (1)
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- Anti-violence interventions (1)
- Employment (1)
- Service delivery (1)
- Women farmers (1)
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- Women’s rights (1)
- Health (1)
- Science and technology for development (1)
- Electoral systems and processes (1)
- Laws, legislation (1)
- Rural development (1)
- Men and boys (masculinity) (1)
- Gender equality and inequality (1)
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Thursday, August 26, 2021
This report showcases the findings of a research on attitudes, beliefs and behaviors of primary and secondary school students, university students and teachers towards Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It provides insight into young men and women's preferences and choices in terms of education and careers, and based on those, it proposes interventions to nudge girls into STEM.
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Gender equality and women’s rights are not just women’s issue, it is a human rights issue. Women combat for their rights every day everywhere. But to achieve an equal world for all, men should question power dynamics in their actions and words and take responsibility for change.
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.
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Women in Serbia play a key role in responding to the COVID-19 outbreak, including as front-line healthcare workers, carers at home, community leaders and mobilisers. This publication features inspiring stories of 13 extraordinary women working tirelessly at the forefront of the coronavirus pandemic.
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
"Gender Equality in Political Leadership and Participation in Turkey” project, funded by Sweden through Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), aims at supporting women’s political leadership and participation in decision-making processes in Turkey. The brochure gives a brief presentation of the project that has been implemented since 2014.
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
The briefing note is prepared for women leaders and politicians to guide them in the planning and implementation of gender-sensitive COVID-19 response and recovery efforts.
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
HeForShe is a global solidarity movement initiated by UN Women inviting men and people of all genders to stand in solidarity with women to create a bold, visible, and united force for gender equality. Recognizing the power of sports to change lives, UN Women Turkey is collaborating with sports organizations to empower women and girls and tear down gender barriers and discrimination. In 2018, UN Women Turkey and Fenerbahçe Sports Club joined forces with the support of Tüpraş, one of the companies of Koç Holding, and Impact Champion of HeForShe.
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
This brochure offers practical information that could help women candidates to better understand the electoral system in Bosnia and Herzegovina and impact of electorate's gender prejudice and stereotypes, as well as to develop their own approach to increasing their chances of success in the elections. It outlines general information about the election process in Bosnia and Herzegovina and contains practical instructions on how to plan and manage election campaigns.
Friday, August 23, 2019
This brochure provides information about UN Women Turkey's work on gender equality. UN Women's priority areas are humanitarian action, leadership and political participation and ending violence against women in Turkey. The brochure gives insights on programmes, projects, partnerships, and gender statistics in Turkey.
Monday, August 6, 2018
This document gives a brief of UN Women's achievements in Europe and Central Asia in 2017 on ending violence against women and girls, engaging women in peace and security, promoting women's economic empowerment and security, encouraging women's leadership and political participation and gender responsive budgeting.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
This series of reports investigate and analyze the role of women in preventing and countering violent extremism, and the effect of violent extremism on women in Central Asia and the Western Balkans.
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.
Monday, June 5, 2017
This brief provides a glimpse of UN Women's work in the conflict affected regions of Donetsk and Luhansk in eastern Ukraine. Engaging women in all aspects of peace and security processes is one of the priority areas of work for UN Women in Ukraine.
Monday, June 5, 2017
This brief provides a glimpse of UN Women's work in Ukraine. UN Women has a focus on increasing women's leadership and participation; ending violence against women and girls; engaging women in all aspects of peace and security processes and humanitarian action; and making gender equality central to national and local development planning and budgeting in Ukraine.
Monday, April 17, 2017
This brochure contains 10 stories of successful Roma women from Moldova who overcame barriers and achieved remarkable results. It aims to develop empathy in readers toward Roma women and inspire through their stories.
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
The following booklet contains relevant sections of the principal international agreements over the past 20 years where countries have committed to responding to violence against women and girls, from the Beijing Platform for Action to the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals.