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Call for Proposal: Improving quality, access and utilization of services on response to gender-based violence (GBV) for women and girls with disabilities (WGWD) in 6 target districts (under the Spotlight Initiative)
The objective is to increase the capacity and resources of medical forensic services and 6 relevant CSOs to deliver higher quality and more coordinated essential services and access to justice to WGWD - survivors of violence, especially those facing multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination. This will be supported by increased access to information to women and girls’ survivors of violence and their families regarding access to quality essential services.
The COVID-19 pandemic has increased women’s unpaid care work in North Macedonia confirms UN Women’s gender assessment
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, more women (35 percent) than men (23 percent) have been working from home. This has significantly increased their time spent on unpaid domestic activities and care for children, a recent UN Women assessment reveals.
The UN Women Rapid Gender Assessment survey revealed that the burden of household and care responsibilities were not distributed evenly, as only 46 per cent of women versus 67 per cent of men in Albania reported receiving help from their partner. Daniela Fejzaj, a 40-year-old information technology professional and mother of two, recalls the endless chores during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Four-day training on “Monitoring of Women’s Human Rights Towards Efficient Implementation of UN Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security” was conducted in Bishkek
A four-day training on “Monitoring of Women’s Human Rights Towards Efficient Implementation of UN Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security” was conducted in Sayakat Asia Hotel in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The workshop was organized within the framework of the UN Women Cross-regional programme “Women Connect Across Conflicts: Building Accountability for Implementation of UN SCR 1325, 1820, 1888, 1889” funded by the EU.
Pathways to strengthening instruments for collection of gender statistical data were discussed in Astana
On September 17, 2012 participants of the Round Table “Improvement of gender statistics indicators: problems and perspectives” discussed pathways to strengthening instruments for collection of gender statistical data. The event was organized by the Representative Office of the National Democratic Institute in Kazakhstan, UN Women Sub-regional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia and the Agency on Statistics of the Republic of Kazakhstan.