This report offers lessons learned and best practices ton awareness-raising among refugee and migrant women on how to access justice services. More
- Ending violence against women and girls (15)
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- Peace and security (6)
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- Human rights (4)
- Leadership and political participation (4)
- Employment (4)
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- Access to justice and legal protection (3)
- Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) (3)
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- Domestic violence/interpersonal violence (2)
- Women with disabilities (2)
- Human rights–based approach (2)
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- Education (2)
- Trafficking/sexual exploitation (2)
- Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces (2)
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- Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (2)
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Wednesday, March 18, 2020
This document is the full text of the findings of the "Survey on perception of gender-based violence" as well as of the basic gender stereotypes from among the populations of three conflict-affected regions in Eastern Ukraine. The study also provides an overview of relevant legislative frameworks, summary of the findings of previous surveys in Ukraine and the quotes from the interviews and focus group discussions.
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
This report presents a review of the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action adopted at the Fourth World Conference on Women (Beijing, 1995) and its interplay with the implementation of the first four years of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by member States of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).
Friday, February 21, 2020
This study presents the findings of an application of a method developed for the United Kingdom (UK) to the case of the North Macedonia, which estimates the annual fiscal cost of public investment in early childhood education and care services. In particular, the study examines several important outcomes of investing in early childcare: direct and indirect employment creation; impact on gender employment gap; related increases in tax revenues.
Sunday, December 8, 2019
This study investigates the need for new regulations on permanent alimony, the obstacles to the implementation of permanent alimony, and the issue of violence against women in cases with alimony claims. The report is based on the examination of 140 alimony and divorce case files in 11 provinces in Turkey. Discussions on alimony, legislation and doctrine as well as research and data related to those topics were also included in the report to provide a holistic analysis.
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
The Istanbul Convention calls for adequate and accessible support services for victims of sexual violence. In the Western Balkans and Turkey, these services are often missing, and where they do exist, they tend to be poorly implemented. This mapping report identifies the existing services in the region, examines their implementation, and highlights the gaps in service provision.
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.
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
National Action Plan on UNSCR 1325 (NAP 1325) can serve as important tools for governments, multilateral organizations and civil society organizations to support the translation of UNSCR 1325 into practical action and to strengthen women’s roles in conflict prevention, peacebuilding and security processes.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
This Gender analysis report examines the relationships between women and men and their access to and control of resources and the constraints they face relative to each other. The main goal is to ensure that gender-based injustices and inequalities are not exacerbated by interventions, and that where is possible, greater equality and justice in gender relations are promoted.
Thursday, June 6, 2019
The Guide supports key stakeholders to help facilitate the full inclusion and meaningful participation of women and girls with disabilities. It aims to assist in understanding of the intersectionality of human rights and provides practical recommendations for the implementation and monitoring of two key Conventions: the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).
Friday, May 31, 2019
The report reviews the viability of applying the coordination approach to the establishment and functioning of multi-sector referral mechanisms at the local level in Bosnia and Herzegovina as the central element of the multi-sector response. The gathered information includes a detailed insight into the capacities of the multi-sector referral mechanisms and the quality of the service provided by the multi-sector referral mechanisms in six locations, and their sustainability beyond the duration of the projects through which they were established.
UN Women Analysis of the Capacities for the Implementation of Council of Europe Convention of Preventing and Combating Domestic Violence and Violence against Women in Police and Free Legal Aid Sector in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Friday, May 31, 2019
This assessment analyses the capacities of police and free legal aid sectors in Bosnia and Herzegovina for the implementation of Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (the Istanbul Convention). It provides recommendations to address identified gaps and possibilities for improvements in the two targeted sectors.
Friday, May 31, 2019
The Analysis of the cost of domestic violence in Bosnia and Herzegovina assessed the costs of general and specialized services for domestic violencesurvivors as prescribed by the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (Istanbul Convention). In addition, it includes costs of individual survivors of violence with recommendations to enhance a multi-sectoral response to domestic violence at the local level in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
This study looks at the different dimensions of sexual harassment and other forms of gender based violence against women and girls in urban public spaces in the cities of Shkodra and Korça.
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Human Rights of LBTIQ Women in Ukraine provides an overview of the UN and national human rights instruments on the rights of LBTIQ women and a summary of the situation with respect to their rights in Ukraine. The publication aims to support the civil society activists advocating for the integration of LBTIQ rights into Ukrainian legislation and policies.
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
This 2-page brief presents an overview of pay inequality in Europe and Central Asia and how this issue is covered in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It also provides information about the Equal Pay International Coalition (EPIC), a joint initiative of ILO, UN Women and OECD, which aims to support governments, employers and workers and their organizations, and other stakeholders, to make equal pay between women and men for work of equal value a reality, and reduce the gender pay gap.
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
This 2-page brief presents the key findings of the UNESCO report "The Intersection of Gender Equality and Education in South-East Europe" and UN Women report "Turning Promises into Action: Gender Equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development" on the interlinkages between Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 5 on gender equality and SDG 4 on quality education.
Sunday, October 28, 2018
This study looks at the different dimensions of sexual harassment and other forms of gender based violence against Albanian women and girls in urban public spaces.
The Rights of Roma Women in Ukraine: Overview on the Situation of Roma Women in Ukraine in the Context of the Implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
The brochure “The Rights of Roma Women in Ukraine: Overview on the Situation of Roma Women in Ukraine in the Context of the Implementation of CEDAW” provides an assessment of the state of human rights of Roma women in Ukraine and the analysis of how the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) addresses their rights.
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
UN Women and Association for Solidarity with Asylum Seekers and Immigrants (ASAM) undertook a comprehensive needs assessment of Syrian women with the aim of gathering information on the needs of refugee women and girls, the challenges they are facing to access services and identifying areas that need improvement.
Thursday, August 2, 2018
This report highlights the main challenges that ‘by and for’ women’s organizations across the Western Balkans and Turkey face in incorporating an intersectional approach, as well as in monitoring and reporting on Istanbul Convention implementation, monitoring and reporting to Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), and engaging with the EU accession process.