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EOR 2017 SUPP7 COMM STAT WOM

Commission on the Status of Women

Report on the Sixty-first Session (24 March 2016 and 13-24 March 2017)

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Report of the Commission on the Status of Women
7 Jun 2018
This is the official report of the Commission on the Status of Women on its sixty-first session (24 March 2016 and 13-24 March 2017).
GDLNS PRODUC STAT ASSE OWNERSHIP

Guidelines for Producing Statistics on Asset Ownership from a Gender Perspective

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Studies in Methods (Ser. F)
29 Jul 2019
This publication provides national statistical agencies with guidance on collecting, processing, analysing and disseminating individual-level data on asset ownership (including dwellings, land and financial assets) for the production of gender statistics related to three objectives: 1) measuring ...
AFRICA RENEWAL V32 #1 2018

Africa Renewal, April - July 2018

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Africa Renewal
17 Oct 2018
The Africa Renewal magazine examines the many issues that confront the people of Africa, its leaders and its international partners: sustainable development goals, economic reform, debt, education, health, women's empowerment, conflict and civil strife, democratization, investment, trade, regiona...
TURN PROM INTO ACTION

Turning Promises Into Action

Gender Equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

25 Feb 2019
This publication provides a comprehensive and authoritative assessment of progress, gaps and challenges in the implementation of Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from a gender perspective. The report monitors global and regional trends in achieving the SDGs for women and g...
REPROD HEALTH POLI 2017

Reproductive Health Policies 2017

Data Booklet

17 Dec 2018
Drawing on information published in the World Population Policies Database, this data booklet provides up-to-date information on government policies on reproductive health issues, including access to family planning, policies to promote sexual and reproductive health of adolescents, laws on abort...
WORLD HUMANITARIAN DATA 2017

World Humanitarian Data and Trends 2017

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World Humanitarian Data and Trends
6 Feb 2018
This publication highlights major trends in the nature of humanitarian crises, their underlying causes and drivers, and the actors that participate in prevention, response and recovery. Beyond providing statistics, the report uses infographics to display trend analyses that show how the humanitar...
FOSTERING WOMEN ENTREPRENEUR

Fostering Women's Entrepreneurship in ASEAN

Transforming Prospects, Transforming Societies

29 Dec 2017
Entrepreneurship is a key means through which women can both empower themselves and contribute to inclusive and sustainable development. A vital part of this agenda includes the 61.3 million women who own and operate businesses within the ten member States of ASEAN. It is the particular challenge...
WORLD POP AGEING 2017 HIGHLIGHTS

World Population Ageing 2017 Highlights

17 Dec 2018
Accurate, consistent and timely data on global trends in population age structure are critical for assessing current and future needs with respect to population ageing and for setting policy priorities to promote the well-being of the growing number and share of older persons in the population. T...
GENDER ENV SUS DEV IN ASIA PAC

Gender, the Environment and Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific

27 Sep 2017
This publication is the first Asia-Pacific report that comprehensively maps out the intersections between gender and environment at the levels of household, work, community and policy. It examines gender concerns in the spheres of food security, agriculture, energy, water, fisheries and forestry,...
ESTADO POBLACION MUNDIAL 2017

Estado de la población mundial 2017

Mundos aparte - la salud y los derechos reproductivos en tiempos de desigualdad

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Estado de la Población Mundial
8 Nov 2017
Hoy por hoy, ningún país —ni siquiera los que se consideran más ricos y desarrollados— puede describirse como una nación totalmente inclusiva en la que todas las personas disfrutan de igualdad de oportunidades y protección y ejercen plenamente sus derechos humanos. Entre los derechos humanos acor...
ETAT POPULATION MONDIALE 2017

État de la population mondiale 2017

Des mondes à part - santé et droits en matière de reproduction à une époque marquée par les inégalités

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État de la population mondiale
8 Nov 2017
À l’heure actuelle, aucun pays ne peut se prévaloir d’être entièrement inclusif et de garantir à chacun une protection et des perspectives égales, ainsi que le plein exercice de ses droits fondamentaux — pas même les pays considérés comme les plus riches et les plus développés. Parmi les droits d...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2017

State of World Population 2017

Worlds Apart - Reproductive Health and Rights in an Age of Inequality

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State of World Population
30 Nov 2017
No country today—even those considered the wealthiest and most developed—can claim to be fully inclusive, where all people have equal opportunities and protections, and fully enjoy their human rights. In many developing countries, women who are poor, in the bottom 20 per cent of the income scale,...
EOR 2016 SUPP7 COMM STAT WOM

Commission on the Status of Women

Report on the sixtieth session (20 March 2015 and 14-24 March 2016)

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Report of the Commission on the Status of Women
11 Jul 2017
This is the official record of the report of the Commission on the Status of Women on its sixtieth session 20 March 2015 and 14-24 March 2016.
EMPODER MUJER CONTRAT PUBLICA

El empoderamiento de la mujer a través de la contratación pública

31 Dec 2014
La presente guía proporciona a los gobiernos, las entidades contratantes y otras partes interesadas un conocimiento más profundo de los retos a los que se enfrentan las empresas propiedad de mujeres a la hora participar en los mercados de contratación pública: brinda herramientas para abordar est...
GAOR 70TH SUPP38 ELIM DISCRIM WOM

Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

Fifty-eighth session (30 June-18 July 2014) Fifty-ninth session (20 October-7 November 2014) Sixtieth session (16 February-6 March 2015)

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Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
30 May 2017
Official records of the Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women: Fifty-eighth session (30 June-18 July 2014) Fifty-ninth session (20 October-7 November 2014) Sixtieth session (16 February-6 March 2015).
THE POWER OF PROCUREMENT

The Power of Procurement

How to Source From Women-Owned Businesses-Corporate Guide to Gender-Responsive Procurement

11 May 2017
This manual provides corporations and their suppliers with a deeper understanding of the barriers and challenges preventing women-owned businesses from accessing and fully participating in local and global values chains. It provides the tools and techniques for reducing or eliminating these barri...
TRAFFICKING IN WOMEN  VOL2

Trafficking in Women (1924-1926)

The Paul Kinsie Reports for the League of Nations - Volume 2

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United Nations Historical Series
31 Jul 2017
This book provides a transcription of the reports written by undercover agent Paul Kinsie for the League of Nations Special Body of Experts on Traffic in Women and Children in the mid-1920s. Between 1924 and 1926, a team travelled to more than a hundred cities in Europe, the Americas and the Medi...
TRAFFICKING IN WOMEN  VOL1

Trafficking in Women (1924-1926)

The Paul Kinsie Reports for the League of Nations - Volume 1

Series:
United Nations Historical Series
31 Jul 2017
This book provides a transcription of the reports written by undercover agent Paul Kinsie for the League of Nations Special Body of Experts on Traffic in Women and Children in the mid-1920s. Between 1924 and 1926, a team travelled to more than a hundred cities in Europe, the Americas and the Medi...
GLOB GENDER & ENVIRO 2016

Global Gender and Environment Outlook 2016

17 Feb 2017
This publication provides an overview of critical evaluations and analyses of the interlinkages between gender and the environment, and their importance for gender-sensitive policymaking and actions. It describes policy options and concrete opportunities to contribute to a future of justice and e...
GLOB GENDER & ENVIRO 2016 CRI

Global Gender and Environment Outlook 2016: The Critical Issues

17 Feb 2017
This publication provides an overview of critical evaluations and analyses of the interlinkages between gender and the environment, and their importance for gender-sensitive policymaking and actions. It describes policy options and concrete opportunities to contribute to the future we want - a fu...
RAPPORT SUR DEV HUMAIN AFRIQU 2016

Rapport sur le développement humain en Afrique 2016

Accélérer les progrès en faveur de l’égalité des genres et de l’autonomisation des femmes

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Rapport sur le développement humain en Afrique
16 Jan 2017
Le Rapport sur le développement humain en Afrique 2016, consacré à l’égalité des sexes, fait suite au Rapport sur le développement humain en Afrique de 2012, qui s’était penché sur l’importance d’assurer la sécurité alimentaire à tous les Africains. Les deux rapports partagent un objectif commun,...
AFRICA HUMAN DEV RPT 2016

Africa Human Development Report 2016

Accelerating Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in Africa

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Africa Human Development Report
16 Jan 2017
This report follows the 2012 Africa Human Development Report, which looked at the importance of assuring food security for all Africans. The two reports share a common objective of addressing what might be considered two unfinished agenda items on Africa’s development trajectory. Both have long b...
UNECE POLICY GENDER EQUALITY

UNECE Policy for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

Supporting the SDGs implementation in the UNECE region 2016-2020

18 Apr 2017
This publication includes the UNECE Policy for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. In line with the UNECE’s mandate to mainstream gender in its work, and following the framework of the UN-SWAP, the publication looks at how UNECE could further promote gender equality principles and strat...
WORLDS WOMEN 2015 (R)

The World's Women 2015 (Russian language)

Trends and Statistics

5 Aug 2021
This publication presents statistics and analysis on the status of women and men in the world, highlighting the current situation and changes over time. The report is the sixth in the series which has been published every five years, as called for in the Beijing Platform for Action adopted at the...
WORLDS WOMEN 2015 (C)

The World's Women 2015 (Chinese language)

Trends and Statistics

5 Aug 2021
This publication presents statistics and analysis on the status of women and men in the world, highlighting the current situation and changes over time. The report is the sixth in the series which has been published every five years, as called for in the Beijing Platform for Action adopted at the...
WORLDS WOMEN 2015 (A)

The World's Women 2015 (Arabic language)

Trends and Statistics

5 Aug 2021
This publication presents statistics and analysis on the status of women and men in the world, highlighting the current situation and changes over time. The report is the sixth in the series which has been published every five years, as called for in the Beijing Platform for Action adopted at the...
CHILD MARR HUM SET ARAB REG

Child Marriage in Humanitarian Settings in the Arab Region

Dynamics, Challenges and Policy Options

14 Oct 2016
This study tackles the issue of female child marriage in the Arab region, particularly in conflict and humanitarian settings. It explores the causes of this problem, with a distinction between such structural determinants as family and community relations and gender roles that have long been pres...
AGAINST WIND & TIDES

Against Wind and Tides: A Review of the Status of Women and Gender Equality in the Arab Region

20 Years after the Adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action

14 Oct 2016
This study was undertaken by the Center for Women (ECW) at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), in the context of a regional programme to review progress made in the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform of Action in the Arab region. This re...
EMPOWERING WOMEN PUBLIC PROC

Empowering Women through Public Procurement

28 Oct 2014
Women-owned businesses represent one third of the small and medium-sized enterprises of developing countries, but only a fraction of government procurement opportunities for goods and services. This guide helps governments understand what measures to put in place so that more women-owned business...