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PROGRESS SUS DEV GOALS 2019

Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals: The Gender Snapshot 2019

21 Oct 2021
Are we on track to achieve Goal 5? On 24 and 25 September 2019, Heads of State and Government gathered at UN Headquarters in New York to comprehensively review progress on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals. To inform those d...
PROGRESS SUS DEV GOALS 2020

Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals: The Gender Snapshot 2020

21 Oct 2021
The year 2020 was supposed to be momentous—in a good way. Around the globe, world leaders and women’s rights activists had planned to celebrate the anniversaries of key legal and policy innovations that have cemented women’s rights as human rights into international law, including the 25th annive...
PROGRESS SUS DEV GOALS 2021

Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals: The Gender Snapshot 2021

24 Sep 2021
A year and a half into the pandemic, progress towards expanding women’s rights and opportunities continues to be tested and impeded. Women’s economic losses have not rebounded, hunger is on the rise, and school closures threaten to destroy girl’s educational gains. Women’s participation in govern...
TRANS CORP V28 #2

Transnational Corporations Vol.28 No.2

Investment and Development

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Transnational Corporations
24 Sep 2021
Transnational Corporations is a longstanding policy-oriented refereed research journal on issues related to investment, multinational enterprises, and development. It is an official journal of the United Nations, managed by UNCTAD. As such it has a global reach, a strong development policy imprin...
NOTAS DE POBLACION #111

Notas de Población Año XLVII No.111 julio-diciembre de 2020

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Notas de Población
2 Aug 2021
El número 111 de Notas de Población tiene una particularidad que lo distingue de los números anteriores. La publicación de diciembre de 2020 se hace eco del inédito momento que vive, no solo la región de América Latina y el Caribe, sino el mundo entero, por efecto de la pandemia de la enfermedad ...
STATE OF WORLDS MIDWIFERY 2021

The State of the World's Midwifery 2021

Building a Health Workforce to Meet the Needs of Women, Newborns and Adolescents Everywhere

14 Jun 2021
Sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn and adolescent health (SRMNAH) is an essential component of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Despite a steady drop in maternal and newborn deaths since 1990, hundreds of thousands of women and newborns around the world continue to die each year dur...
UNECE POL GEN EQUALITY 2021-2025

UNECE Policy for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

Accelerating the Attainment of SDGs With a Gender Lens in the UNECE Region (2021-2025)

1 Sep 2021
This publication, an update of the initial Policy covering the years 2016-2020, is a response to the compelling challenges to gender equality in the ECE region. Together with its tool for implementation – the UNECE Gender Action Plan (GAP) – the Policy has been a key driver of accountability and ...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2021 (P)

Situação da População Mundial 2021

Meu corpo me pertence - Reivindicando o direito à autonomia e à autodeterminação

20 Apr 2021
O Relatório sobre a Situação da População Mundial é publicado anualmente pelo UNFPA desde 1978. A cada ano, o relatório enfoca questões de interesse da atualidade relacionadas à população e desenvolvimento. Em 2021, o relatório aborda sobre estupro marital, esterilização forçada, teste de virgin...
CHILDREN AGENTS POSITIVE CHANGE

Children as Agents of Positive Change

A Mapping of Children’s Initiatives Across Regions, Towards an Inclusive and Healthy World Free From Violence

6 May 2021
This publication provides an overview of children’s diverse roles in helping to prevent, address, and report violence, as well as of effective actions taken, including peer support. It offers insight into how children contribute to and are an active part of solutions to building back better and a...
TECH MAT TRADE GENDER: LDCS

Technical Material On Trade and Gender - Volume 1: Unfolding the Links

Module 4E - Trade and Gender Linkages: An Analysis of Least Developed Countries

17 Aug 2021
This publication is the ninth teaching manual on trade and gender prepared by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). It has been developed with the goal of enhancing the capacity of policymakers, civil society organizations, and academics to examine the gender implicatio...
MATERIEL PEDAGOGIQ COMM GENRE PMAS

Matériel pédagogique sur le le commerce et le genre - Volume 1: Déployer les liens

Module 4E - Liens entre le commerce et le genre: Une analyse des pays les moins avancés

6 Sep 2021
Ce manuel d'enseignement sur le commerce et le genre a été développé dans le but de renforcer la capacité des décideurs politiques, des organisations de la société civile et des universitaires à examiner les implications de genre des flux commerciaux et de la politique commerciale et de développe...
TRANS CORP V28 #1

Transnational Corporations Vol.28 No.1

Investment and Development

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Transnational Corporations
8 Sep 2021
Transnational Corporations is a longstanding policy-oriented refereed research journal on issues related to investment, multinational enterprises and development. It is an official journal of the United Nations, managed by UNCTAD. As such it has a global reach, a strong development policy imprint...
REFLECT REALIZ RESPOND GEND PARITY

Reflect. Realize. Respond.

Rising to New Challenges: Accelerating Gender Parity in Times of Crisis and Beyond

8 Jul 2021
The Global Annual Meeting of Gender Focal Points and Focal Points for Women brings the 400-strong, UN Women-led network of gender focal points together to support their ongoing work to enhance gender parity and create an enabling environmentat work. This report provides a summary of the 2020 meet...
WOMEN PREVENT COUNTER VIOL EXTREM

Women in Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism

7 Jul 2021
As violent extremist activities around the world increasingly target women and women’s rights, this training manual is designed for actors involved in the prevention and countering of such violent extremism in Europe and Central Asia. It aims to support the relevant actors, including state offici...
MAKE PARITY A REALITY

Make Parity a Reality

Field-specific Enabling Environment Guidelines for the United Nations System

6 Jul 2021
Developed by UN Women amid the COVID-19 crisis, in collaboration with nearly 200 colleagues from more than 50 countries, this publication aims to increase representation of women and accelerate efforts to reach gender parity in the UN system. Providing tailored guidance for personnel in the field...
25 YEARS AFTER BEIJING

25 Years After Beijing

A Review of the UN System’s Support for the Implementation of the Platform for Action, 2014–2019

23 Apr 2021
This report is a first-of-its-kind initiative of the United Nations Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality (IANWGE), the single largest network of gender focal points in the UN system. It presents a critical stocktaking of 51 UN entities’ support for implementation of the Beijing Platf...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2021 (A)

State of World Population 2021 (Arabic language)

My Body Is My Own - Claiming the Right to Autonomy and Self-determination

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State of World Population (Arabic language)
20 Apr 2021
This report looks into the social, institutional, economic and legal forces that determine how much power a woman has over her body and to make her own choices, the extent to which she has access to quality, non-discriminatory information and services, and how gender inequality underpins all of t...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2021 (R)

State of World Population 2021 (Russian language)

My Body Is My Own - Claiming the Right to Autonomy and Self-determination

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State of World Population (Russian language)
20 Apr 2021
This report looks into the social, institutional, economic and legal forces that determine how much power a woman has over her body and to make her own choices, the extent to which she has access to quality, non-discriminatory information and services, and how gender inequality underpins all of t...
ESTADO POBLACION MUNDIAL 2021

Estado de la Población Mundial 2021

Mi cuerpo me pertenece - reclamar el derecho a la autonomía y la autodeterminación

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Estado de la Población Mundial
20 Apr 2021
El informe analizará las fuerzas sociales, institucionales, económicas y legales que determinan cuánto poder tiene una mujer sobre su cuerpo y para tomar sus propias decisiones, en qué medida tiene acceso a información y servicios de calidad y no discriminatorios, y cómo la desigualdad de género ...
ETAT POPULATION MONDIALE 2021

État de la Population Mondiale 2021

Mon corps m’appartient - revendiquer le droit à l’autonomie et à l’autodétermination

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État de la population mondiale
20 Apr 2021
Ce rapport examine les forces sociales, institutionnelles, économiques et juridiques qui déterminent le pouvoir qu'une femme a sur son corps et sur ses propres choix. Il examine aussi dans quelle mesure elle a accès à des informations et des services de qualité et non discriminatoires, et comment...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2021

State of World Population 2021

My Body Is My Own - Claiming the Right to Autonomy and Self-determination

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State of World Population
1 Jun 2021
This report looks into the social, institutional, economic and legal forces that determine how much power a woman has over her body and to make her own choices, the extent to which she has access to quality, non-discriminatory information and services, and how gender inequality underpins all of t...
DEV INVEST CASES 4 TRANSF RESULTS

Developing Investment Cases for Transformative Results – Toolkit

3 Aug 2021
This toolkit was drafted to support UNFPA offices in designing country investment cases in support of one or more of UNFPA's people-centred transformative results: ending preventable maternal mortality; ending the unmet need for family planning; and ending gender-based violence (GBV) and harmful ...
GUID MEASU INTRA HOUSE POWER DECI

Guidance for Measuring Intra-household Power and Decision-making

5 Apr 2021
Statistical indicators on gender equality in power and decision-making usually focus on the public sphere. This publication offers guidance for producing statistics on decision-making in the private sphere of the home. It proposes seven dimensions of household decision-making and offers possible ...
THE TIME IS NOW

The Time is Now

Addressing the Gender Dimensions of Corruption

31 Dec 2020
Are women any less corrupt than men? This publication is a first, comprehensive foray into this complex, multilayered subject that affects every society and country in the world differently. It underlines the importance of understanding how national, cultural and social norms interact and shape c...
TRANS CORP V27 #3

Transnational Corporations Vol.27 No.3

Special Issue on Multinational Enterprises and Gender Equality

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Transnational Corporations
6 May 2021
Transnational Corporations is a longstanding policy-oriented refereed research journal on issues related to investment, multinational enterprises and development. It is an official journal of the United Nations, managed by UNCTAD. The topics in this special issue on multinational enterprises and ...
MAKING PUBLIC PROCUREMENT WORK FOR

Making Public Procurement Work for Women

31 Dec 2020
In developed countries, public procurement accounts for almost 15% of gross domestic product; in some developing countries, this figure can reach as high as 40%. It is shocking that women-owned businesses account for a mere 1% of this critical sector. Women-owned businesses often cite lack of inf...