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Shadow pandemic business toolkit for employers and businesses

Friday, June 19, 2020

UN Women has developed tools for businesses and employers designed to shine a light on violence against women during the COVID-19 pandemic and provide clear advice on key measures that can be taken at all levels within the organization.   

Guidelines to better support women and girls victims of violence throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond

Friday, June 19, 2020

The guidelines offer practical guidance to the national governments and service providers in the Western Balkans and Turkey on how to better respond to the needs of women and girls victims of violence throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and once lockdown measures are lifted.

Gender equality and the COVID-19 outbreak: Key messages and advocacy points from the Europe and Central Asia Regional Issue-Based Coalition on Gender

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

This short guidance note, prepared by the UN Regional Issue-Based Coalition on Gender, provides key messages and recommendations on gender and COVID-19 to help guide and inform country-level response efforts and ensure that integration of gender remains a priority focus of interventions across the Europe and Central Asia region.

COVID-19: Promoting positive gender roles in marketing and advertising

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

In an effort to address the impacts of COVID-19, companies are developing a number of socially beneficial communications for the public. It is essential that these communications avoid harmful stereotypes and seek to depict positive and progressive gender portrayals.

Strategic approach to women candidates' success in election campaigns

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.

IASC Gender Handbook for Humanitarian Action, 2017 - Turkish Version

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

IASC Gender Handbook for Humanitarian Action sets out the rationale for integrating gender equality into humanitarian action and provides practical guidance for the implementation across sectors. The handbook is also intended as a resource for gender specialists to support their work in integrating gender equality into humanitarian settings. The handbook is translated into Turkish by UN Women Turkey within the framework of the project "Strengthening the Resilience of Syrian Women and Girls and Host Communities" funded by the European Union and the Government of Japan.

Guidelines for Gender and Conflict-sensitive Reporting

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Guidelines for Gender and Conflict-sensitive reporting provide a practical guide for the media to present an accurate portrait of men and women, the world and its possibilities, as well as integrating a gender lens into conflict reporting that involves respecting the key standards of journalistic professionalism which impartially presents verified information in a fair and balanced context, gives voice to marginalised actors, and shuns gender stereotypes.

The CEDAW-based Legal Review: A Brief Guide

Thursday, April 4, 2019

The CEDAW-based Legal Review: A Brief Guide was developed to guide practitioners in the government, parliament, civil society and women’s groups, academic institutions, and development agencies to assess compliance of the national laws with the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). It enables the practioners to provide appropriate recommendations for ensuring that new and existng laws are compatible through a CEDAW-based legal review.

The Strategy for Prevention of and Response to the Conflict Related Sexual Violence in Ukraine

Thursday, April 4, 2019

The present strategy provides guidance and recommendations on how governmental institutions of Ukraine, civil society organizations, international organizations and UN system can join efforts to effectively prevent and respond to conflict-related sexual violence. The publication was developed with the technical support of the UN Women Ukraine and UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine in frames of the UN Women project "Gender Equality at the Center of Reforms, Peace and Security" funded by the Government of Sweden.

Case Management in Shelters

Thursday, November 1, 2018

The aim of this manual is to enhance and strengthen the response of domestic violence service providers. It provides confidential, effective and professional support to victims of domestic violence by focusing on the delivery of services through victim-centered support. This manual provides an overview on the day-to-day management of gender-based and domestic violence cases based on best practices for assistance and protection within the Kosovo shelters, in particular the Safe House Gjakova...

Istanbul Convention - Frequently Asked Questions

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Issued by the Regional United Nations Development Group in Europe and Central Asia, Issue-Based Coalition on Gender, the brief summarizes core principles from the comprehensive framework of the The Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention) and answers Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

Istanbul Convention Monitoring Manual

Saturday, September 1, 2018

The manual encompasses key instructions for CSOs on how to monitor the implementation of the Istanbul Convention and report to GREVIO with specific sections for each article of the Istanbul Convention.

Combatting Gender-based Discrimination and Violence against Refugee Women

Saturday, September 1, 2018

This handbook provides an overview for the national and international applicable legal framework towards refugee women in Turkey.

Services for Disadvantaged Women

Saturday, September 1, 2018

This guidebook provides general information on the different forms of violence against women and services for prevention, protection and rehabilitation from violence.

National and International Legislation and Standards for Preventing Femicide

Saturday, September 1, 2018

This review gives an insight into different notions related to femicide, including definitions and forms, risk factors and implementation of criminal law regulations in the cases of women killings.

Gender and Disaster Risk Reduction in Europe and Central Asia

Thursday, May 31, 2018

This guide is designed for facilitators and trainers working to incorporate gender perspectives in disaster risk reduction programmes and initiatives. It is meant to assist practitioners and officials from the United Nations, national governments, civil society organizations, and other institutions in gaining an understanding of the gendered impact of disasters. It also helps them learn how to plan, implement, monitor and evaluate gender-responsive disaster risk reduction programmes and initiatives.

Refugee Women in Media: Handbook for Local Media Employees on right-based journalism

Thursday, March 1, 2018

This handbook provides information on the concepts of "right-based journalism" and "gender sensitive journalism", and lists directions on what to pay attention to whilst reporting news of violence against women and Syrian refugee women.

Guidebook on CEDAW and Istanbul Convention

Thursday, March 1, 2018

This guidebook provides general information on the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention), their provisions and how to interpret them.

Handbook for NGOs working with Refugee Women

Thursday, March 1, 2018

The handbook examines the "temporary protection regime" applied to Syrians living in Turkey. In addition, relevant articles from the Istanbul Convention and their practical usage is also covered.

Support of the Office of People’s Advocate to Monitor the International Obligations of Gender Eqaulity in Albania

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

This manual was prepared for the staff of the institution of Ombudsman. It will serve as tool in preparing written information or reports for the CEDAW Committee, GREVIO and UPR.

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