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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).
GENDER BASED EXPLOSIONS MUSLIM

Gender-based Explosions

The Nexus between Muslim Masculinities, Jihadist Islamism and Terrorism

11 Apr 2012
This publication argues that “gender” is a fundamental battleground on which Al Qaeda, the Taliban and their types have to be defeated. Issues of regressive radicalism, literalism, militancy and terrorism can only be solved through people-centred interventions. Therefore, relevant governments and...
GAOR 66TH SUPP38 ELIM DISCRIM WOM

Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

Forty Sixth Session (12-30 July 2010) Forty Seventh Session (4-22 October 2010) Forty Eighth Session (17 January- 4 February 2011)

Series:
Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
11 Jul 2011
Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women: Forty Sixth Session (12-30 July 2010) Forty Seventh Session (4-22 October 2010) Forty Eighth Session (17 January- 4 February 2011)
PROGRESS WORLDS WOMEN 2011/12

Progress of the World's Women 2011-2012

In Pursuit of Justice

Series:
Progress of the World’s Women
8 Jul 2011
The past century has seen a transformation in women's legal rights, with countries in every region expanding the scope of women's legal entitlements. Nevertheless for many of the world's women the laws that exist on paper do not translate to equality and justice. Progress of the World's Women: In...
EOR 2011 SUPP7 COMM STAT WOM

Commission on the Status of Women

Report of the Fifty-fifth Session (12 March 2010 and 22 February-4 March and 14 March 2011)

Series:
Report of the Commission on the Status of Women
14 Jun 2011
DEFYING VICTIMHOOD WOMEN CONFLICT

Defying Victimhood

Women and Post-conflict Peacebuilding

4 Sep 2012
Women are among the most competent, yet marginalized, unnoticed and underutilized actors in efforts to rebuild war-torn societies. Opportunities for sustainable peacebuilding are lost - and sustainable peace is at risk - when significant stakeholders in a society’s future peace and conflict archi...
LES REPONS POLIC EFFIC VIO FEMMES

Manuel sur les Réponses Policières Efficaces à la Violence Envers les Femmes

Série De Manuels Sur La Justice Pénale

Series:
Criminal Justice Handbook Series
9 May 2011
La violence faite aux femmes viole leur dignité, leur sécurité et leurs droits fondamentaux. Le problème est immense, qu'il s'agisse de violence domestique, de celle infligée aux femmes pendant des conflits ou de celle qu'endurent les victimes de la traite d'être humaines. Elle est souvent cons...
SUPPL HNDBK LEGIS VIOLEN WOMEN

Suplemento del Manual de Legislación sobre la Violencia contra la Mujer

Prácticas perjudiciales contra la mujer

15 Aug 2011
Esta publicación, en relación con la legislación sobre las prácticas nocivas contra las mujeres, los suplementos del Manual DAW / DESA para la legislación sobre la violencia contra la mujer, y debe leerse conjuntamente con el Manual. El propósito del Manual y el Suplemento es proporcionar una guí...
SUPPL HNDBK LEGIS VIOLEN WOMEN (S)

Supplement to the Handbook for Legislation on Violence against Women

“Harmful practices” against women

11 Aug 2011
This publication, in relation to legislation on harmful practices against women, supplements the DAW/DESA Handbook for legislation on violence against women, and it should be read in conjunction with the Handbook. The purpose of the Handbook and the Supplement is to provide detailed guidance for ...
MANUAL RESPUESTAS POLIC VIO MUJER

Manual Sobre Respuestas Policiales Eficaces Ante La Violencia Contra La Mujer

Serie De Manuales De Respuesta De La Justicia Penal

Series:
Criminal Justice Handbook Series
13 Feb 2012
La violencia contra la mujer es una violación de la dignidad, la seguridad y los derechos humanos. El problema es inmenso, en particular la violencia doméstica, aunque también la violencia contra la mujer en situaciones de conflicto y contra las víctimas de la trata de seres humanos. Con todo, a ...
DIALOGUES ECON SOCIAL COUNCIL

Dialogues at the Economic and Social Council

Achieving Gender Equality, Women's Empowerment and Strengthening Development Cooperation

29 Apr 2011
This publication presents key debates that took place during the 2010 High-level Segment of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), during which was organized the second biennial Development Cooperation Forum. The discussions also focused on the theme of the 2010 Annual Ministerial Review, Impl...
GAOR 65TH SUPP38 ELIM DISCRIM WOM

Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

Forty-Fourth Session (20 July-7 August 2009) Forty-Fifth Session (18 January-5 February 2010)

Series:
Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
16 Jul 2010
Official records of the Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women: Forty-Fourth Session (20 July-7 August 2009) Forty-Fifth Session (18 January-5 February 2010).
HNDBK LEGISL VIOLENCE AGAIN WOMEN

Handbook for Legislation on Violence against Women

12 Nov 2010
Comprehensive legislation is fundamental for an effective and coordinated response to violence against women. The Handbook outlines the international and regional legal and policy frameworks which mandate States to enact and implement comprehensive and effective laws to address violence against w...