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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- Peace and security (5)
- Ending violence against women and girls (5)
- Economic empowerment (4)
- Human rights (3)
- Institutional mechanisms (3)
- Financing for gender equality (3)
- Gender equality and women’s empowerment (3)
- 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (3)
- UN Security Council resolution 1325 (2)
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- Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) (1)
- Access to justice post-conflict (1)
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- Gender-responsive budgeting (1)
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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.
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
To continue this important dialogue and encourage a wider partners’ engagement and contributions for the CSW65, UN Women Europe and Central Asia Regional Office supported partners in the region to conduct subregional/localized preparatory consultations to examine achievements and challenges, and existing gaps as well as actions to be taken to accelerate the implementation of gender equality commitments both at the local and regional level.
Monday, March 15, 2021
The “Looking beyond 2020: Advancing women, peace and security” consultations were organized by the UN Women Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia and the UN Women Georgia Country Office. As a result of the consultations, participants issued concrete and actionable recommendations to remove barriers to women’s meaningful participation in peace processes at the formal and informal levels.
Thursday, September 17, 2020
This publication provides an overview of key results achieved by UN Women in terms of COVID-19 response and recovery in its programme countries and territories in Europe and Central Asia between March and August 2020.
Friday, June 19, 2020
This year’s regular resources report analyses how UN Women mobilized its core contributions in 2019 to fulfil its normative, coordination, and operational activities mandate, in order to improve the lives of women and girls worldwide. Through the presentation of tangible results, this report presents case studies at the global, regional, and country levels to showcase the impact that regular resources have in the countries where UN Women is present.
Thursday, March 5, 2020
Marking the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Beijing Platform for Action, as well as the first time that progress on the implementation of the Platform is reviewed in light of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, this report takes an integrated approach to reporting on progress, gaps, and challenges related to the advancement of gender equality and women’s rights.
Friday, May 10, 2019
There is little information about the women representation in the appointed local government bodies in Albania. This study is the first institutional approach to this phenomenon and will for the first time produce some statistics regarding the ratio of representation of women in the appointed local government bodies. The aim of this study is to portray a panorama, of the gender configuration in the composition of the appointed local government bodies and on the basis of the analysis of this...
Thursday, February 21, 2019
This report presents a summary of the discussions held during the first Regional Forum on Promoting the Implementation of the Istanbul Convention in the Western Balkans and Turkey.
Friday, December 29, 2017
The Concluding Observations on the Eighth Periodic Report of Ukraine were provided by the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women to Ukraine on 3 March 2017. They highlight the existing gaps and identify the actions required by Ukraine to address issues related to women’s human rights and represent the road map for the implementation of the CEDAW during the coming four years before the next state report on the implementation of the CEDAW.
Monday, May 30, 2016
"Gender Policy and Institutional Mechanisms of its Implementation in Ukraine" is the National review of Ukraine's implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (BPA) and the outcomes of the Twenty-third Special Session of the General Assembly.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Conducted in October 2014, this study analyses the inclusion of women in Kosovo’s political institutions and parties. It outlines the challenges and obstacles women face to increased participation in decision-making positions in public institutions, and makes several recommendations. Implemented by Kosovo’s Agency for Gender Equality with support of UN Women via the joint UNDP and European Union project, Women, Peace and Security, the study is the first activity in Kosovo’s Action Plan to implement UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on Women, Peace and Security.
Monday, April 27, 2015
Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2016: Transforming Economies, Realizing Rights, UN Women’s flagship report, shows that, all too often, women’s economic and social rights are held back, because they are forced to fit into a ‘man’s world’. But, it is possible to move beyond the status quo, to picture a world where economies are built with women’s rights at their heart.
Sunday, August 11, 2013
This report examines the wage differential between women and men in Albania. It finds that the gap is due largely to labour market rewards – men being able to charge more, experience loss by women, occupational segregation, lack of child care and part-time work – that disadvantage women and reduce their wages. It notes a reduction in the wage gap from 36 per cent in 2005 to 17.63 per cent in 2008.