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LAS MUJERES INDIGENAS SISTEMA

Mujeres Indígenas y el Sistema de las Naciones Unidas, Las

Buenas Prácticas y Experiencia Adquirida

15 Feb 2008
Esta publicación es un documento compilado por la Secretaria del Foro Permanente para las Cuestiones Indígenas para el Grupo de Trabajo sobre las mujeres indígenas de la Red inter institucional de las Naciones Unidas sobre la mujer y la igualdad entre los géneros. Debates sobre las singulares co...
GAOR 61ST SUPP38 ELIM DISCRIM WOM

Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

Thirty-fourth Session (16 January-3 February 2006), Thirty-fifth Session (15 May-2 June 2006), Thirty-sixth Session (7-25 August 2006)

Series:
Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
11 Jan 2008
UN. Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (34th-37th sess.) Agenda: Periodic reports, gender discrimination, human rights monitoring, women's status, women's rights.
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2006 (R)

State of World Population 2006 (Russian language)

A Passage to Hope - Women and International Migration

Series:
State of World Population (Russian language)
17 Nov 2006
Women migrants are among the most vulnerable to human rights abuses— both as migrants and as females. Their hard work deserves recognition, and their human rights, protection. Their voices must be heard. Vision and leadership can help steer public debates away from reactionary sensationalism and ...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2006 (A)

State of World Population 2006 (Arabic language)

A Passage to Hope - Women and International Migration

Series:
State of World Population (Arabic language)
17 Nov 2006
Women migrants are among the most vulnerable to human rights abuses— both as migrants and as females. Their hard work deserves recognition, and their human rights, protection. Their voices must be heard. Vision and leadership can help steer public debates away from reactionary sensationalism and ...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2006

State of World Population 2006

A Passage to Hope - Women and International Migration

Series:
State of World Population
17 Nov 2006
This year’s report focuses on the lives of migrant women. Every year millions of women working overseas send hundreds of millions of dollars in remittances back to their homes and communities. These funds go to feed and educate children, provide health care, build homes, foster small businesses a...
INDIGENOUS WOMEN & THE UNITED NAT

Indigenous Women and the United Nations System

Good Practices and Lessons Learned

20 Apr 2007
Despite their enormous assets and contribution to society, indigenous women still suffer from multiple discrimination, both as women and as indigenous individuals. They are subjected to extreme poverty, trafficking, illiteracy, lack of access to ancestral lands, non-existent or poor health care a...
PROGRESO DE LAS MUJERES EN EL MUND

Progreso de las Mujeres en el Mundo 2005, El

Mujeres Trabajo y Pobreza

11 Aug 2006
El año 2005 marca el quinto aniversario de la Declaración del Milenio de la ONU, adoptada en el 2000 y el décimo aniversario de la Plataforma de Acción de Beijing en 1995. En los 10 años desde Beijing, el número de personas que vive con menos de $1 al día ha disminuido, la disparidad en materia d...
PROGRES DES FEMMES A TRAVERS LE MO

Le progrès des femmes à travers le monde 2005

Les femmes le travail et la pauvreté

11 Aug 2006
L’année 2005 marque le cinquième anniversaire de la Déclaration du Millénaire adoptée par les Nations Unies en 2000, et le dixième anniversaire du Programme d’action de Beijing, adopté en 1995. Durant les 10 années écoulées depuis l’adoption de ce texte, le nombre de personnes vivant, dans le mon...
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 ...