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EOR 2015 SUPP7 COMM STAT WOM

Commission on the Status of Women

Report on the fifty-ninth session (21 March 2014 and 9-20 March 2015)

Series:
Report of the Commission on the Status of Women
20 Jan 2016
This is the official record of the report of the Commission on the Status of Women on its fifty-ninth session for the period of 21 March 2014 and 9-20 March 2015.
UNLOCKING MARKETS WOMEN TRADE

Unlocking Markets for Women to Trade

5 Apr 2016
This publication provides insights to decision makers on women's participation in trade and the challenges they face. It outlines where the barriers are, provides data from importers and exports in 20 developing countries, shares models of good public and private sector initiatives, and provides ...
WORLD FERTIL PATTERNS 2015 DATA

World Fertility Patterns 2015

Data Booklet

Series:
Population Studies
28 Jul 2016
This data booklet summarises and presents key fertility indicators on world fertility patterns from the latest population estimates and projections, World Population Prospects 2015. The relevant data and evidence are made available in an easily accessible manner.
GENDER EQUAL & WOMEN

Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in Asia and the Pacific

Perspectives of Governments on 20 Years of Implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action

15 Jun 2016
This publication provides a regional overview of progress made in implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action in the Asia-Pacific region, from the perspectives of the national governments. More specifically, this report provides a summary of the identified achievements and c...
LEAVING NO ONE BEHIND

Leaving No One Behind

Humanitarian Effectiveness in the Age of the Sustainable Development Goals

Series:
OCHA Policy and Studies Series
18 Dec 2015
This study explores elements critical to effective humanitarian assistance and protection. It details global trends that shape humanitarian needs, risks and response expectations. It situates the study in the context of concurrent global agendas and recent trends in the dialogue on humanitarian ...
SAFEGUARD RGHTS OF GIRLS IN CJS

Safeguarding the Rights of Girls in the Criminal Justice System

Preventing Violence, Stigmatization and Deprivation of Liberty

4 Nov 2015
Gender-based violence is a pervasive and devastating manifestation of discrimination against women and girls. International human rights standards provide a solid framework for preventing and responding to violence against girls in both public and private spheres. Unfortunately, non-compliance wi...
PROGRESS WORLDS WOMEN 2015/16

Progress of the World's Women 2015-2016

Transforming Economies, Realizing Rights

Series:
Progress of the World’s Women
9 Jul 2015
This UN Women’s flagship report shows that, all too often, women’s economic and social rights are held back, because they are forced to fit into a ‘man’s world’. But, it is possible to move beyond the status quo, to picture a world where economies are built with women’s rights at their heart. It ...
WORLD FERTILITY RPT 2013

World Fertility Report 2013

Fertility at the Extremes

11 Sep 2015
World Fertility Report 2013: Fertility at the Extremes is the fifth in a series and focuses on trends in fertility over the past 20 years and key factors underlying these trends for countries at the extremes of fertility: 66 countries with more than 3.2 children per woman in 2005-2010 and 70 coun...
EOR 2014 SUPP7 COMM STAT WOM

Commission on the Status of Women

Report on the fifty-eighth session (15 March 2013 and 10-21 March 2014)

Series:
Report of the Commission on the Status of Women
29 Jul 2015
This is the official record of the report of the Commission on the Status of Women on its fifty-eighth session for the period of 15 March 2013 and 10-21 March 2014.
WORLDS WOMEN 2015 TRENDS

The World's Women 2015

Trends and Statistics

14 Oct 2015
This publication presents statistics and analysis on the status of women and men in the world, highlighting the current situation and changes over time. It is the sixth in a series published since the World Conference on Women in 1995. It emphasizes that progress towards the goal of gender equali...
WOMEN & NATURAL RESOURCES

Women and Natural Resources

Unlocking the Peace Building Potential

Series:
UNEP Policy Series
31 May 2015
Thirteen years after the adoption of UN Security Council Resolution 1325, investment in women as agents of change in peacebuilding remains inadequate. One of the unexplored entry points for strengthening women’s contributions to peacebuilding relates to the way in which they use, manage, make dec...
COMPACTS FOR EQUALITY TOWARDS

Compacts for Equality

Towards a Sustainable Future

19 Feb 2015
Compacts for Equality: Towards a Sustainable Future is presented by ECLAC to the States members at the thirty-fifth session of the Commission (Lima, 5 - 9 May 2014). In this third volume, the aim of equality dovetails with development that is more economically, socially and environmentally sustai...
NUEVO PARADIGMA PRODUC Y TECNO

El nuevo paradigma productivo y tecnológico

La necesidad de políticas para la autonomía económica de las mujeres

Series:
ECLAC Books / Libros de la CEPAL
20 Jan 2015
El proceso de apropiación a través de la producción, el uso y la adquisición de habilidades para el manejo de tecnologías tiene importantes sesgos culturales y no es neutral desde una perspectiva de género. Las mujeres enfrentan en este sentido un importante rezago que configura una amplia brecha...
HNDBK EFFECTIVE PROSEC RESPONS

Handbook on Effective Prosecution Responses to Violence against Women and Girls

Criminal Justice Handbook Series

Series:
Criminal Justice Handbook Series
25 Feb 2015
Prosecutors play a critical role in the criminal justice response to violence against women and girls. Prosecuting gender based violent crime can be challenging. Often there are a number of challenges, due to the private nature of the offence, and police investigation may be substandard. Victims ...
POLITICAS PUBLICAS PARA IGUALD

Políticas públicas para la igualdad de género

Un aporte a la autonomía de las mujeres

Series:
ECLAC Books / Libros de la CEPAL
20 Jan 2015
En esta publicación se expone una matriz de análisis elaborada por el Observatorio de Igualdad de Género de América Latina y el Caribe con el propósito de identificar y sistematizar políticas públicas para la igualdad de género y se describen las políticas que se han analizado utilizando dicha he...
WORLD SURVEY ROLE WOMEN 2014

World Survey on the Role of Women in Development 2014

Gender Equality and Sustainable Development

Series:
World Survey of the Role of Women in Development
3 Apr 2015
Ensuring women’s economic empowerment and access to and control over resources requires an integrated approach to growth and development, focused on gender-responsive employment promotion and informed by the interdependency between economic and social development. Social objectives need to be inc...
ABORTION POLICIES REPRO HEALTH

Abortion Policies and Reproductive Health Around the World

Series:
Population Studies
18 Dec 2014
The report on Abortion Policies and Reproductive Health Around the World provides up-to-date information on Government policies on abortion and related reproductive health issues for all 193 Member States, 2 Observer States and 2 non-member States of the United Nations. The report provides change...
WOMEN

Los derechos de la mujer son derechos humanos

3 Jan 2017
La igualdad entre mujeres y hombres y la eliminación de todas las formas de discriminación contra la mujer forman parte de los derechos humanos fundamentales y de los valores de las Naciones Unidas. A pesar de ello, a lo largo de su vida, las mujeres de todo el mundo sufren regularmente vulneraci...
WOMEN

Women's Rights are Human Rights (Chinese language)

22 Feb 2016
Attaining equality between women and men and eliminating all forms of discrimination against women are fundamental human rights and United Nations values. Women around the world nevertheless regularly suffer violations of their human rights throughout their life, and realizing women’s human right...
WOMEN

Women's Rights are Human Rights

20 Jan 2015
Attaining equality between women and men and eliminating all forms of discrimination against women are fundamental human rights and United Nations values. Women around the world nevertheless regularly suffer violations of their human rights throughout their life, and realizing women’s human right...
GAOR 69TH SUPP38 ELIM DISCRIM WOM

Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

Fifty-fifth Session (8-26 July 2013) Fifty-sixth (30 September-18 October 2013) Fifty-seventh Session (10-28 February 2014)

Series:
Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
18 Aug 2014
Official records of the Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women: Fifty-fifth Session (8-26 July 2013) Fifty-sixth (30 September-18 October 2013) Fifty-seventh Session (10-28 February 2014).
EOR 2013 SUPP7 RPT COMM STAT WOMEN

Commission on the Status of Women

Report of the Fifty-seventh Session (4-15 March 2013)

Series:
Report of the Commission on the Status of Women
28 May 2014
Official records of the Report of the Commission on the Status of Women on the Fifty-seventh Session
GAOR 68TH SUPP38 ELIM DISCRIM WOM

Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

Fifty-Second Session, Fifty-Third Session, and Fifty-Fourth Session

Series:
Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
28 May 2014
Official records of the Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women: Fifty-Second Session, Fifty-Third Session, and Fifty-Fourth Session
HNDBK ON WOMEN & IMPRISONMENT

Handbook on Women and Imprisonment

2nd Edition, with reference to the United Nations Rules for the Treatment of Women Prisoners and Non-Custodial Measures for Women Offenders (The Bangkok Rules)

16 May 2014
This handbook aims to assist legislators, policymakers, prison managers, staff and non-governmental organizations in implementing international standards and norms related to the gender-specific needs of women prisoners, in particular the United Nations Rules for the Treatment of Women Offenders ...
PROMOT GEND EQUAL EMPOWER WOME

From Promoting Gender Equality to Empowering Women

Role of E-Government in Asia and the Pacific

10 Nov 2014
The UNPOG research analyzed the degree to which the e-government development in Asia and the Pacific contribute to promote gender equality, provide a toolkit to assess national e-Government readiness for gender equality and women’s empowerment, and generate an e-government readiness index for gen...
REDISTRIBUTING CARE

Redistributing Care

The Policy Challenge

Series:
ECLAC Notes (en), Cuadernos de la CEPAL (es)
13 Dec 2013
This publication offers a representative sample of the thinking developed over recent years in relation to time use, time-use measurement and related policies in Latin America. The issue of care and its importance and meaning have become part of the gender agenda in the region, especially since t...
CRUSHED HOPE UNDEREMP WOMEN

Crushed Hopes

Underemployment and Deskilling among Skilled Migrant Women

15 Mar 2013
This report is a collective publication comprising a review of international literature on the subject of migrant deskilling and underemployment from a gender perspective and three empirical case studies from Switzerland, Canada and the United Kingdom. It explores the disproportionate difficultie...
GAOR 67TH SUPP38 ELIM DISCRIM WOM

Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

Forty-Ninth Session (11-29 July 2011) Fiftieth Session (3-21 October 2011) Fifty-First Session (13 February- 2 March 2012)

Series:
Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
17 Aug 2012
Official records of the Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women: Forty-Ninth Session (11-29 July 2011) Fiftieth Session (3-21 October 2011) Fifty-First Session (13 February- 2 March 2012).