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Women and Gender Issues

GENDER EQUALITY WOMENS RIGHTS

Gender Equality and Women's Rights in the Context of Child Custody and Child Maintenance

An International and Comparative Analysis

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UN Women Discussion Papers
2 Sep 2019
The division of care and responsibility for children, including financial care, is usually determined by the family law of the State. This study identifies some of the most prevalent custody and child maintenance regimes in cases of divorce, dissolution of a civil union, and separation of parents...
INVEST FREE UNIVERSAL CHILDCARE

Investing in Free Universal Childcare in South Africa, Turkey and Uruguay

A Comparative Analysis of Costs, Short-term Employment Effects and Fiscal Revenue

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UN Women Discussion Papers
30 Aug 2019
This discussion paper makes the case for investing in free universal childcare services of high quality in order to reduce gender inequality in earnings and employment. It estimates the employment-generating and fiscal effects of investing in free universal childcare in three middle income countr...
TALE MULTIPLE DISCONNECTS

A Tale of Multiple Disconnects

Why the 2030 Agenda does not (yet?) Contribute to Moving German Gender Equality Struggles Forward

Series:
UN Women Discussion Papers
3 Jun 2019
This study addresses the percolation and domestication of the United Nations’ “2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – Transforming our World” in Germany with a view to understanding its impact on domestic gender equality policies. Concentrating on federal-level policymaking, the main finding o...
WOMEN SHAPING GLOBAL ECONOMIC GOV

Women Shaping Global Economic Governance

11 Jul 2019
This report brings together contributions from leading policymakers and thought leaders from all across the world on how to shape our economies. Written entirely by women, this book is not about women. It is written by women who want to encourage everyone, including the 50% of the global populati...
GENDER EQUALITY & INCLUSIVE GROWTH

Gender Equality and Inclusive Growth

Economic Policies to Achieve Sustainable Development

3 Jun 2019
Proponents of inclusive growth advocate for equity considerations to be at the front and center of growth policy. However, their principal concern is with class – not gender equality. This publication shows that economic growth is an inherently gendered process and gender-based inequalities can i...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2019 (R)

State of World Population 2019 (Russian language)

Unfinished Business - The Pursuit of Rights and Choices for All

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State of World Population (Russian language)
1 May 2019
The report describes the struggle for rights and choices over the past 50 years and shows how UNFPA played a critical role in helping women and adolescents overcome the diverse and evolving obstacles to their accessing information and services, having the same rights and opportunities as men and ...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2019 (A)

State of World Population 2019 (Arabic language)

Unfinished Business - The Pursuit of Rights and Choices for All

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State of World Population (Arabic language)
9 May 2019
The report describes the struggle for rights and choices over the past 50 years and shows how UNFPA played a critical role in helping women and adolescents overcome the diverse and evolving obstacles to their accessing information and services, having the same rights and opportunities as men and ...
AFRICA RENEWAL V33 #1 2019

Africa Renewal, April - July 2019

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Africa Renewal
3 Jun 2019
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...
AFRIQUE RENOUVEAU V33 #1 2019

Afrique renouveau, Avril - Juilet 2019

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Afrique renouveau
6 Jun 2019
Le magazine Afrique renouveau traite des nombreux défis auxquels sont confrontés les populations africaines, leurs dirigeants et leurs partenaires internationaux: les objectifs de développement durable, les réformes économiques, la dette, l’éducation; la santé, la promotion de la femme, les confl...
ASIA PACIF SUS DEV JRNL #2 2018

Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal 2018, Issue No. 2

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Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal
18 Oct 2019
The Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal (APSDJ) aims to stimulate debate and enrich research in the formulation of policy in the Asia-Pacific region towards the fulfilment of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Published twice a year, the APSDJ is a rebranded journal of the Unit...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2019

State of World Population 2019

Unfinished Business - The Pursuit of Rights and Choices for All

Series:
State of World Population
12 Apr 2019
The report describes the struggle for rights and choices over the past 50 years and shows how UNFPA played a critical role in helping women and adolescents overcome the diverse and evolving obstacles to their accessing information and services, having the same rights and opportunities as men and ...
ETAT POPULATION MONDIALE 2019

État de la population mondiale 2019

Une tâche inachevée - La poursuite de l’acquisition des droits et des choix pour tous

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État de la population mondiale
17 Apr 2019
Le rapport décrit la lutte pour les droits et les choix au cours des 50 dernières années et montre comment le FNUAP a joué un rôle essentiel en aidant les femmes et les adolescentes à surmonter les obstacles divers et en évolution qui les empêchaient d'accéder à l'information et aux services, en ...
ESTADO POBLACION MUNDIAL 2019

Estado de la población mundial 2019

Un asunto pendiente - La defensa de los derechos y la libertad de decidir de todas las personas

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Estado de la Población Mundial
18 Apr 2019
El informe describe la lucha por los derechos y las opciones en los últimos 50 años y muestra cómo el UNFPA desempeñó un papel fundamental para ayudar a las mujeres y los adolescentes a superar los diversos y cambiantes obstáculos a su acceso a la información y los servicios, teniendo los mismos ...
SDGS FEMINIST MOVEMENT BUILD

The SDGs and Feminist Movement Building

Series:
UN Women Discussion Papers
12 Feb 2019
This discussion paper views the whys and hows of feminist engagement with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in a broader context: the key UN-related processes from the time women began getting involved with them in the 1970s. This contextual analysis for the period from the 1970s up to 201...
GENDER EQUALITY POVERTY INTRIN

Gender Equality and Poverty are Intrinsically Linked

A Contribution to the Continued Monitoring of Selected Sustainable Development Goals

Series:
UN Women Discussion Papers
18 Feb 2019
This discussion paper provides an updated analysis of gendered economic inequality in high- and middle-income countries. A review of the literature demonstrates that such an analysis needs to explicitly recognize that gender, poverty, and (economic) inequality are intrinsically linked. Specifical...
PROGRESS WORLDS WOMEN 2019/20

Progress of the World's Women 2019-2020

Families in a Changing World

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Progress of the World’s Women
21 Aug 2019
This report provides an extensive assessment of the reality of families today. It brings together global, regional and national data, and in-depth analysis about core issues of concern, including family laws, income and employment, unpaid care work, violence against women, and families and migrat...
INTEGRATING A GENDER PERSPECTIVE

Integrating a Gender Perspective into Human Rights Investigations

Guidance and Practice

4 Mar 2019
This publication provides practical guidance on the integration of a gender perspective throughout the work of investigative bodies or entities, from the planning phase to the investigations and to writing the report and presenting its findings. It should be read in conjunction with existing OHCH...
GENDER PARITY REPORT 2017

Gender Parity Report 2017

Impact 10x10x10

19 Feb 2019
The report figures show that a gap remains between the representation of women in the workforce and in leadership positions. Overall representation of women averaged 39.7% across the ten firms, while senior leadership roles held by women ranged from 11.0% to 33.0%. While this outperforms global a...
EMERGING SOL GENDER EQUAL 2018

Emerging Solutions for Gender Equality 2018

4 Feb 2019
The HeForShe Champions initiative confronts the gender inequalities faced in three key pillars of society: government, work and academia. Each Champion has made specific, stretching and measurable commitments towards achieving gender equality. This Report updates their progress over the past year...
SHORT HISTORY COMM STAT WOMEN

A Short History of the Commission on the Status of Women

25 Feb 2019
This publication illustrates the 70+ year-long history of the Commission on the Status of Women, which through 62 sessions has consistently advocated for the realization of gender equality and the empowerment of women and enjoyment of their human rights, in an effort to realize the substantive eq...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ARAB 2017-18 (A)

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region 2017-2018 (Arabic language)

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Survey of Economic and Social Development in the Arab Region (Arabic)
1 Apr 2019
This publication focuses on the analysis of the most recent socioeconomic developments in two ways. The first focus aims at demonstrating the analytical observation of routinely monitored economic and social variables of the Arab region in the global context (the monitoring part). The second focu...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ARAB 2017-18

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region 2017-2018

Series:
Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region
4 Mar 2019
This publication focuses on the analysis of the most recent socioeconomic developments in two ways. The first focus aims at demonstrating the analytical observation of routinely monitored economic and social variables of the Arab region in the global context (the monitoring part). The second focu...
EVOLUTION MARRIAGE RELATION

The Evolution of Marriage and Relationship Recognition in Western Jurisdictions

Series:
UN Women Discussion Papers
13 Nov 2018
Marriage as both a legal and social institution has long been the subject of critique for its role in the oppression of women. However, the institution has undergone significant change in western jurisdictions, particularly in the last few decades, which have seen (among others) divorce reform, t...
ASIA PACIF SUS DEV JRNL #1 2018

Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal 2018, Issue No. 1

Series:
Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal
22 Jan 2019
The Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal (APSDJ) aims to stimulate debate and enrich research in the formulation of policy in the Asia-Pacific region towards the fulfilment of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Published twice a year, the APSDJ is a rebranded journal of the Unit...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2017 (R)

State of World Population 2017 (Russian language)

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

Series:
State of World Population (Russian language)
21 Nov 2018
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,...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2017 (A)

State of World Population 2017 (Arabic language)

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

Series:
State of World Population (Arabic language)
12 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,...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2018 (G)

State of World Population 2018 (German language)

The Power of Choice - Reproductive Rights and the Demographic Transition

16 Nov 2018
Human rights are universal, interrelated and interconnected. This publication highlights the fact that reproductive rights, one of the most fundamental rights inherent to all persons and one of the most intimate choices a person can make, are still not available to all. Evidence remains that the ...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2018 (P)

Situação da população mundial 2018

O poder de escolha - Direitos reprodutivos e a transição demográfica

23 Nov 2018
Human rights are universal, interrelated and interconnected. This publication highlights the fact that reproductive rights, one of the most fundamental rights inherent to all persons and one of the most intimate choices a person can make, are still not available to all. Evidence remains that the ...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2018 (R)

State of World Population 2018 (Russian language)

The Power of Choice - Reproductive Rights and the Demographic Transition

Series:
State of World Population (Russian language)
23 Oct 2018
Human rights are universal, interrelated and interconnected. This publication highlights the fact that reproductive rights, one of the most fundamental rights inherent to all persons and one of the most intimate choices a person can make, are still not available to all. Evidence remains that the ...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2018 (A)

State of World Population 2018 (Arabic language)

The Power of Choice - Reproductive Rights and the Demographic Transition

Series:
State of World Population (Arabic language)
2 Nov 2018
Human rights are universal, interrelated and interconnected. This publication highlights the fact that reproductive rights, one of the most fundamental rights inherent to all persons and one of the most intimate choices a person can make, are still not available to all. Evidence remains that the ...