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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

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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)

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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)

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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).
MANUAL LEGISL VIOLENCIA MUJER

Manual de Legislación sobre la Violencia contra la Mujer

5 Nov 2010
Este Manual tiene por objeto proporcionar a todos los interesados orientación detallada para apoyar la adopción y la aplicación efectiva de legislación que evite la violencia contra las mujeres, castigue a quienes cometan tales actos y garantice los derechos de las supervivientes en cualquier lug...
MANUEL LEGISL VIOLENCE DES FEMMES

Manuel de Législation sur la Violence à L'égard des Femmes

12 Nov 2010
Sans une législation exhaustive, il n’est pas possible d’agir effectivement et de manière coordonnée contre la violence dont les femmes sont victimes. Le présent Manuel commence par décrire les cadres internationaux et régionaux en matière de droit et de principes en vertu desquels les États doiv...
HNDBK FOR LEGISLATION VIOLENCE (A)

Handbook for Legislation on Violence against Women (Arabic language)

16 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...
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...
EOR 2010 SUPP7 COMM STAT WOM

Commission on the Status of Women

Report of the Fifty-fourth Session (13 March and 14 October 2009 and 1-12 March 2010)

Series:
Report of the Commission on the Status of Women
23 Jun 2010
Official records of the Report of the Commission on the Status of Women on the Fifty-fourth Session (13 March and 14 October 2009 and 1-12 March 2010).
PROGRESO PARA LA INFANCIA 2010

Progreso para la Infancia

Lograr los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio con Equidad

9 Sep 2010
Durante la última década se han producido progresos considerables en el logro de los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio (ODM) y la satisfacción de los derechos de los niños y niñas a la supervivencia, el desarrollo y la protección. Pero cuando solamente quedan cinco años para que se cumpla el pl...
PROGRES POUR LES ENFANTS 2010

Progrès pour les Enfants

Réaliser les OMD avec Équité

9 Sep 2010
Au cours des dix dernières années, des progrès considérables ont été obtenus en faveur de la réalisation des Objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement (OMD) et le respect des droits des enfants à la survie, au développement et à la protection. Mais la date limite de réalisation des OMD n'est...
CHRONIQUE ONU V47 #1 2010

Chronique ONU Vol. XLVII No.1 2010

L'autonomisation des femmes - Progrès ou recul?

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Chronique ONU
29 Jun 2010
Un incontournable pour tout citoyen du monde concerné, la Chronique de Nations Unies est un trimestriel, facile a lire qui synthétise le travail des Nations Unies et de ses agences. Produit par le Département de Nations Unies de Renseignements Publics, chaque édition couvre une large gamme d’acti...
HNDBK EFFECT POLICE RESPON VIO WOM

Handbook on Effective Police Responses to Violence against Women

Series:
Criminal Justice Handbook Series
14 May 2010
Violence against women is a global issue of pandemic proportions, which has an impact on all societies. This Handbook is designed to assist and guide police officers in the prevention of, and response to, violence against women. It familiarizes them with relevant international laws, norms and sta...
MUJER EN EL MUNDO 2010

La Mujer en el Mundo 2010

Tendencias y estadísticas

11 Feb 2015
La mujer en el mundo, 2010: Tendencias y estadísticas presenta estadísticas y análisis sobre la condición de la mujer y el hombre en el mundo, en las que se pone de relieve la situación actual y los cambios ocurridos a lo largo del tiempo. Los análisis están basados sobre todo en datos de organis...
FEMMES DANS LE MONDE 2010

Les femmes dans le monde, 2010

Des chiffres et des idées - progrès en statistiques

31 Dec 2010
Cinquième rapport quinquennal traitant de façon exhaustive de la situation de la femme vue sous le prisme des données et analyses statistiques. Il présente les principales conclusions de l'analyse statistique de la condition de la femme, comparée à celle de l'homme, dans un large ensemble de doma...
WORLDS WOMEN 2010 TRENDS (A)

World's Women 2010, The (Arabic language)

Trends and Statistics

31 Dec 2010
The current issue highlights the differences in the status of women and men in eight areas – population and families, health, education, work, power and decision-making, violence against women, environment and poverty. Analyses are based mainly on statistics from international and national statis...
UN CHRONICLE V47 #1 2010

UN Chronicle Vol. XLVII No.1 2010

Empowering Women - Progress or not?

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UN Chronicle
6 May 2010
A must-read for every concerned world citizen, the United Nations Chronicle is a quarterly, easy-to-read report on the work of the United Nations and its agencies. Produced by the United Nations Department of Public Information, every issue covers a wide range United Nations related activities: f...
WORLDS WOMEN 2010 TRENDS

World's Women 2010, The

Trends and Statistics

20 Oct 2010
The World's Women 2010 uniquely reviews and analyses the current availability of data and assesses progress made in the reporting of national statistics, as opposed to internationally prepared estimates, relevant to gender concerns. Published every five years, the World's Women sets out a bluepri...
PARTNERSHIPS FOR WOMENS HEALTH

Partnerships for Women's Health

Striving for Best Practice within the UN Global Compact

1 Dec 2009
Every minute, at least one woman dies from pregnancy or childbirth complications; a further 20 suffer injury, infection or disease. Despite medical advances, and years of national and international policy declarations, this tragic situation remains particularly severe in developing countries, vio...
PARA LA VIDA 4TA EDICION

Para la Vida, Cuarta Edicion

3 Aug 2010
En la cuarta edición de Para la Vida figura información esencial que las familias y las comunidades tienen que conocer para criar niños y niñas sanos. Este manual ofrece consejos prácticos sobre el embarazo, el alumbramiento, las enfermedades de la infancia, el desarrollo infantil y la atención d...
SAVOIR POUR SAUVER 4ME EDIT

Savoir pour Sauver, Quatrième édition

3 Aug 2010
On trouvera dans la quatrième édition de Savoir pour Sauver ces informations essentielles que toutes les familles et toutes les communautés doivent connaître pour élever des enfants en bonne santé. Ce manuel offre des conseils pratiques sur la grossesse, l'accouchement, les maladies de l'enfance,...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2009 (A)

State of World Population 2009 (Arabic language)

Facing a Changing World - Women, Population and Climate

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State of World Population (Arabic language)
10 Aug 2010
The whole world has been talking about carbon credits, carbon trading and emissions targets. But not enough has been said about the people whose activities contribute to those emissions or about those who will be most affected by climate change, especially women. How do population dynamics affect...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2009

State of World Population 2009

Facing a Changing World - Women, Population and Climate

Series:
State of World Population
30 Jul 2010
The whole world has been talking about carbon credits, carbon trading and emissions targets. But not enough has been said about the people whose activities contribute to those emissions or about those who will be most affected by climate change, especially women. How do population dynamics affect...