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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...
MAINSTREAMING GENDER IN FREE TRADE

Mainstreaming Gender in Free Trade Agreements

31 Oct 2020
This report presents recommendations to boost the participation of women in trade through free trade agreements. Policymakers and trade negotiators will find a new toolkit to gauge gender responsiveness in their agreements. These lessons are based on a research assessment of 73 selected free trad...
VINCULOS COMERCIO GEN: AMERICA CEN

Vínculos entre comercio y género: Un análisis de Centroamérica

11 Feb 2021
El presente documento es el séptimo módulo del volumen 1 del manual didáctico sobre comercio y género preparado por la Conferencia de las Naciones Unidas sobre Comercio y Desarrollo (UNCTAD). El manual didáctico se ha elaborado con la intención de fomentar la capacidad de las autoridades responsa...
TRADE GENDER LINK: CENTRAL AMERICA

Trade and Gender Linkages: An Analysis of Central America

16 Feb 2021
This teaching manual was developed to enhance the capacity of policymakers, civil society, and academics to assess the gender implications of trade flows and trade policy, and to formulate gender-sensitive policies on gender and trade. It provides a review of theoretical frameworks and empirical ...
FROM INSIGHTS TO ACTION: GENDER EQ

From Insights to Action: Gender Equality in the Wake of COVID-19

24 Sep 2020
Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, shrinking working hours, increased care burdens and heightened violence have exacerbated the challenges that women and girls face. Unless action is taken, by 2021 around 435 million women and girls will be living in extreme poverty, including 47 millio...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2020 (R)

State of World Population 2020 (Russian language)

Against My Will - Defying the Practices that Harm Women and Girls and Undermine Equality

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State of World Population (Russian language)
24 Jul 2020
This report documents the origins, drivers and prevalence of harmful practices within and across developing and developed countries as well as in humanitarian settings. It also shows their impact on girls’ and women’s health, well-being and rights throughout their lives, together with the impact ...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2020 (A)

State of World Population 2020 (Arabic language)

Against My Will - Defying the Practices that Harm Women and Girls and Undermine Equality

Series:
State of World Population (Arabic language)
24 Jul 2020
This report documents the origins, drivers and prevalence of harmful practices within and across developing and developed countries as well as in humanitarian settings. It also shows their impact on girls’ and women’s health, well-being and rights throughout their lives, together with the impact ...
TRAIN GUID HUM RIGHTS INTER BORDER

Human Rights at International Borders: A Trainer's Guide

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Professional Training Series in Human Rights
20 Oct 2021
This is a joint publication of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and the UN Office on Counter-Terrorism. This Trainer’s Guide seeks to help trainers prepare, organize and deliver a training course on Human Rights at International Borders. The course itself is a capacity-buil...
ESTADO POBLACION MUNDIAL 2020

Estado de la población mundial 2020

Contra mi voluntad - desafiar las prácticas que perjudican a las mujeres y niñas e impiden la igualdad

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Estado de la Población Mundial
24 Jul 2020
El informe El estado de la población mundial 2020 documentará los orígenes, los impulsores y la prevalencia de las prácticas nocivas en los países en desarrollo y desarrollados, así como en entornos humanitarios. También mostrará su impacto en la salud, el bienestar y los derechos de las niñas y ...
ETAT POPULATION MONDIALE 2020

État de la population mondiale 2020

Contre ma volonté - refuser les pratiques qui nuisent aux femmes et aux filles et qui font obstacle à l’égalité

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État de la population mondiale
24 Jul 2020
Le rapport sur l'état de la population mondiale 2020 documente les origines, les causes et la prévalence des pratiques néfastes dans les pays en développement et développés, ainsi que les contextes humanitaires dans lesquelles ells existent. Il montre également leurs impacts sur la santé, le bien...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2020

State of World Population 2020

Against My Will - Defying the Practices that Harm Women and Girls and Undermine Equality

Series:
State of World Population
4 Aug 2020
This publication documents the origins, drivers and prevalence of harmful practices within and across developing and developed countries as well as in humanitarian settings. It also highlights their impact on girls’ and women’s health, well-being and rights throughout their lives, the impact on d...
TRADE GENDER LINK: TECH UPGRD AGRI

Teaching Material on Trade and Gender Linkages

The Gender Impact of Technological Upgrading in Agriculture

5 Aug 2021
This study examines the nexus between technology in agriculture and trade from a gender perspective. This document looks at the relationship between trade and gender as it explores the opportunities and challenges that women experience in the process of technological innovation and adoption in ag...