The publication provides an overview of UN Women's response, solutions and approach to the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe and Central Asia region. UN Women is working to ensure that gender equality and women’s empowerment are both integrated as a cross-cutting commitment in prevention, response and recovery, and made an integral factor in effective COVID-19 mitigation strategies and actions. More
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Tuesday, April 14, 2020
This publication explores barriers to political participation of women in Bosnia and Herzegovina, outlines the activities of key contextual enablers, assesses to which extent political parties can be considered as gate keepers for participation of women in politics, explores the entry points for promoting participation of women in political and public life, and provides a deeper analysis of media and the presentation of women in politics.
Friday, November 29, 2019
This report examines the impact of NGO networking on advocacy efforts to promote the implementation of the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (also known as the Istanbul Convention) in the Western Balkans and Turkey.
Thursday, November 21, 2019
‘Invisible Battalion 2.0’: Women Veterans Returning to Peaceful Life” is a participatory and evidence-based study that summarizes the legal and normative frameworks guaranteeing women veterans’ peaceful reintegration into civil life in Ukraine. It illustrates how women veterans are using the services offered by the Government of Ukraine to enable their reintegration, and the challenges thereof, and proposes a roadmap to strengthen women veterans’ access to services for quality post-military lives, and how they can be better served based on these insights.
Friday, November 30, 2018
The factsheet ‘Leaving No One Behind in HIV response: data from Eastern Europe and Central Asia’ is an infographic project that aims to provide an overview of the main and most recent HIV-related issues and trends in the region. Based on the extensive analysis of UNAIDS data and statistics, the factsheet identifies the status and needs of the most affected and vulnerable groups.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
An analysis of the data from the 2017 UN Mainstreaming, Acceleration, and Policy Support (MAPS) mission in the Republic of Moldova demonstrates the influence gender equality and women’s empowerment (GEWE) has to accelerate development progress towards not only gender-specific targets and goals, but towards targets and goals beyond Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 5, Gender Equality and Empowerment of All Women and Girls.
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, October 24, 2017
This report is a baseline study on the socio-economic obstacles faced by sexual violence survivors during conflict in Bosnia and Herzegovina in their everyday lives. It has been initiated jointly by three UN agencies (UNFPA, UNDP and UN Women) and the IOM in BiH, aimed at addressing the needs and improving the services for wartime sexual violence survivors.
Monday, December 26, 2016
From 2010-2015, UN Women worked with local partner organizations, the TASO Foundation and the Women’s Information Center, to promote the social mobilization of internally-displaced, conflict-affected and ethnic minority women and girls in Georgia.
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.
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
A joint UN Women, FAO and WFP project used letters from rural Kyrgyzstan women to build a dialogue between them and their local service providers. This examines what happened 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.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Using photos by Eric Gourlan and the “BIOM” Ecological Movement, Gender, Environment and Climate Change examines how climate change is affecting gender relations in the Kyrgyz Republic, particularly for rural women and female-headed households., and provides gender and climate risk policy recommendations.
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.