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Monday, February 12, 2007
Analysis of UNDP Elections Survey
This report summarizes the responses of an elections survey launched by UNDP in May 2006. The survey documents the assistance UNDP has provided to various countries, and identifies key strengths and weaknesses in its electoral assistance activities...
Monday, February 12, 2007
Women's Participation in Decision-Making and Leadership: A Global Perspective
This paper was delivered at the Conference on Women in Decision-Making in Cooperatives held in Tagatay City, Philippines in May 1997. It assesses the current levels of women's participation in decision-making and leadership globally, explains the...
Monday, February 12, 2007
Gender, HIV and Human Rights: A Training Manual
This manual is designed to help trainers enhance their understanding of the gender dimensions of HIV/AIDS so that they can then effectively influence policy makers to undertake appropriate responses to the challenges posed by the epidemic. It...
Monday, February 12, 2007
With an End in Sight: Strategies from the UNIFEM Trust Fund to Eliminate Violence Against Women
This report documents some of the groundbreaking work done by projects supported by the UNIFEM Trust Fund in Support of Actions to Eliminate Violence Against Women. It focuses on efforts made in three main issue areas: building community commitment...
Monday, February 12, 2007
No Safe Place: An Assessment of Violence Against Women in Kosovo
This report is the result of a three month project on violence against women in the Kosovar Albanian community. It is intended to assist in the development of policies, programmes and projects to combat violance against women in the region. It...
Monday, February 12, 2007
Partnerships for Gender Equality: The Role of Multilateral and Bilateral Agencies in Africa
This report documents the work of various multilateral and bilateral donors in Africa to meet the goals set forth during the Beijing +10 Conference. It examines efforts to meet the strategic objectives of all twelve areas of concern in the Beijing...
Monday, February 12, 2007
Women's Rights in the Course of the Land Reform in the Republic of Tajikistan
This manual presents information on the land reform process in Tajikistan. It is of practical interest for employees of executive bodies, managers of rural businesses and organizations, leaders of dekhan farms, local government officials, and others...
Monday, February 12, 2007
Actions to End Violence Against Women - A Regional Scan of the Pacific 2002
This study is part of a global assessment by UNIFEM on actions to end violence against women and girls. It focuses on three categories of violence experienced by women and girls, particularly in the Pacific region: domestic violence, rape, and...
Monday, February 12, 2007
Institutional Mechanisms for the Advancement of Women in the Caribbean Regional Assessment
This paper reviews the extent to which national institutions and agencies in the Caribbean region have implemented adequate institutional and structural changes to facilitate the advancement of women. It provides an overview of the achievements made...
Monday, February 12, 2007
Women in Power and Decision-Making in the Caribbean
This paper examines the range of actions/strategies taken to advance the agenda of the Beijing Platform for Action in the Caribbean region. It focuses particularly on the advancement of women in power and decision-making positions within...
Monday, February 12, 2007
Bringing Equality Home: Implementing the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)
This report documents global efforts to embrace the tenets of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). It provides a collection of case studies which serve as "snapshots" of the dynamic process...
Monday, February 12, 2007
Turning the Tide: CEDAW and the Gender Dimensions of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic
This report clarifies the standards set by the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) regarding women's rights and the prevention of HIV/AIDS in women. It provides an overview of some of the most...
Monday, February 12, 2007
Women in Mongolia: Mapping Progress Under Transition
This case study describes the experiences of Mongolian women in the context of the political and economic transformation of their country. It analyzes the current status of these women and describes what they need to do to advance within their...
Monday, February 12, 2007
Not a Minute More: Ending Violence Against Women
This report provides country-specific information on the recent achievements made in the battle to end violence against women. It explains what must be done in order to build on those achievements, and provides examples of good practices. It also...
Monday, February 12, 2007
CEDAW Made Easy: Question & Answer Booklet
This booklet provides an overview of the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and raises awareness of the rights to which women are entitled under CEDAW. The purpose of this publication is...
Monday, February 12, 2007
Women and HIV/AIDS: Confronting the Crisis (Executive Summary)
This is an executive summary of the "Women and HIV/AIDS: Confronting the Crisis" report, which concludes that women are bearing the brunt of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and that strategies to reverse its effects cannot succeed unless women and girls are...
Monday, February 12, 2007
Women's Empowerment: Measuring the Global Gender Gap
This report assesses the size of the gender gap in fifty-eight countries, including all thirty countries in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and twenty-eight other countries from the "emerging market" world. It...
Monday, February 12, 2007
Progress of South Asian Women 2005
This report analzyes the status of women in South Asia within the framework of the twelve critical areas of concern identified in the Beijing Platform for Action. It presents a snapshot of the situation of women in South Asia and an overview of the...

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