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ESTUDIO MUNDIAL SOBRE PAPEL 2004

Estudio Mundial Sobre el Papel de la Mujer en el Desarrollo 2004

La Mujer y la Migración Internacional

6 Oct 2006
Para comprender las causas y las consecuencias de la migración internacional es esencial una perspectiva de género. La desigualdad entre los géneros puede ser un poderoso factor que contribuye a precipitar la migración cuando las mujeres tienen expectativas económicas, políticas y sociales que la...
ENDING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

Ending Violence Against Women

From Words to Action - Study of the Secretary-General

5 Apr 2007
Violence against women is a form of discrimination and a violation of human rights. It causes untold misery, cutting short lives and leaving countless women living in pain and fear in every country in the world. This study calls for efforts to eradicate violence against women to become a higher p...
PAPEL FAMILIA PROTECCION SOCIAL

Papel de la Familia en la Protección Social en América Latina, El

Series:
Políticas Sociales
14 Jul 2006
La familia ha sufrido profundas transformaciones en las últimas décadas. Entre ellas: se han diversificado las formas familiares, se ha transformado el modelo de hombre proveedor-mujer cuidadora, se ha desarrollado una tendencia creciente a las familias con jefatura femenina y se ha reducido el t...
EOR 2006 SUPP7 COMM STAT WOM

Commission on the Status of Women

Report on the Fiftieth Session (22 March 2005, 27 Februrary-10 March and 16 March 2006)

Series:
Report of the Commission on the Status of Women
2 Jun 2006
REFORMAS CONSTITUCIONALES EQUIDAD

Reformas Constitucionales y Equidad de Género

Informe Final Seminario Internacional (Santa Cruz de la Sierra, 21, 22 y 23 de Febrero de 2005)

Series:
Seminarios y Conferencias
19 May 2006
Este informe final del Seminario Internacional “Reformas constitucionales y equidad de género”presenta un análisis comparado de la legislación internacional así como un conjunto de valiosas contribuciones sobre legislación y acción política en el ámbito nacional, regional o sectorial a cargo de l...
NOT A MINUTE MORE ENDING VIOLENCE

Not a Minute More

Ending Violence against Women

21 Apr 2006
This report on gender based violence highlights many of the achievements in combating violence against women, and suggests recommendations as to what must be done to build on the achievements and address the challenges. The report provides examples of good practices as well as of efforts that did...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2005

State of World Population 2005

The Promise of Equality - Gender Equity, Reproductive Health and the Millennium Development Goals

Series:
State of World Population
21 Oct 2005
This year’s report explores the degree to which the global community has fulfilled pledges made to the world’s most impoverished and marginalized peoples. It tracks progress, exposes shortfalls and examines the links between poverty, gender equality, human rights, reproductive health, conflict an...
PROGRESS WORLDS WOMEN 2005

Progress of the World's Women 2005

Women, Work and Poverty

Series:
Progress of the World’s Women
7 Oct 2005
2005 marks the fifth anniversary of the UN Millennium Declaration, adopted in 2000 and the tenth anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action in 1995. In the decade since Beijing, the number of people living on less than $1 a day has fallen; the gender gap in primary and (to a lesser extent) se...
EOR 2005 SUPP7 COMM STAT WOM

Commission on the Status of Women

Report on the Forty-ninth Session (28 February-11 and 22 March 2005)

Series:
Report of the Commission on the Status of Women
26 Aug 2005
SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT CARE

Substance Abuse Treatment and Care for Women

Case Studies and Lessons Learned

22 Apr 2005
In most countries of the world, the circumstances of women’s lives are very different from those of men. This is also reflected in their experience of substance use problems. The goal of this publication is to raise awareness about the treatment needs of women and to provide tools, suggestions an...
WORLD SURVEY ROLE WOMEN 2004

World Survey on the Role of Women in Development 2004

Women and International Migration

Series:
World Survey of the Role of Women in Development
11 Mar 2005
A gender perspective is essential to understanding both the causes and consequences of international migration. Female migrants are increasingly part of worker flows, moving on their own to become the principal wage earners for their families. Most women move voluntarily, but women and girls are ...
TRATA DE MUJERES SUS CONEXION

Trata de Mujeres, La

Sus Conexiones y Desconexiones con la Migración y los Derechos Humanos

Series:
Población y Desarrollo
8 Aug 2003
El tráfico de mujeres es un fenómeno que hunde sus raíces en la historia y que estuvo ligado desde sus orígenes a las guerras, la esclavitud y la objetivación sexual de las mujeres. Durante la época colonial, las mujeres, particularmente las africanas e indígenas, eran motivo de tráfico con un tr...
GENERO SISTEMAS PENSIONES BOLIVIA

Género y Sistemas de Pensiones en Bolivia

Series:
Mujer y Desarrollo
23 May 2003
En este estudio, después de exponer algunas características de la sociedad boliviana y los antecedentes de los sistemas de pensiones, se aplican cinco criterios para comparar el funcionamiento del Sistema de Reparto de Beneficio Definido (SRBD) y el Sistema de Capitalización Individual de contrib...
LEGISLACION PREVISIONAL Y EQUIDAD

Legislación Previsional y Equidad de Género en América Latina

Series:
Mujer y Desarrollo
24 Jan 2003
La seguridad social de las mujeres en América Latina es un problema no resuelto. Las reformas previsionales realizadas en los últimos años tampoco han contribuido a la solución y han acentuado la vulnerabilidad de las personas frente a las redes de protección social. El objetivo específico del pr...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2002 (A)

State of World Population 2002 (Arabic language)

People, Poverty and Possibilities

Series:
State of World Population
6 Dec 2002
Attacking poverty directly, as a matter of human rights, to accelerate development and to reduce inequality within and among nations, has become an urgent global priority. World leaders have agreed on a variety of new initiatives, including the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)....
MULTILAT TREATY FRAMEWORK INVITAT

Multilateral Treaty Framework

An Invitation to Universal Participation - Focus 2001, Rights of Women and Children

6 Sep 2002
Given the very positive response from States to the Millennium Summit Treaty Event in September 2000, it was decided to hold a similar event annually, although on a smaller scale. Accordingly, a treaty signature, ratification, accession event was held to coincide with the United Nations Special S...
PROGRES ACOMPLIS DEPUIS LE SOMMET

Progrès Accomplis Depuis le Sommet Mondial pour les Enfants

Satistiques Mises à Jour

21 Feb 2002
Cette publication de grand format a été préparée par l'UNICEF pour la Session extraordinaire de l'ONU consacrée aux enfants. Elle présente les données les plus récentes sur les droits et le bien-être des enfants, rassemblées dans 150 ...