The policy paper assesses the state of Gender Based Violence (GBV) in Africa in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Informed by evidence from the five African Union (AU) regions, it outlines some of the initiatives implemented in AU Member States. The paper also proposes recommendations towards multi-sectoral response and recovery efforts that address GBV as well as the related needs of women and girls in Africa. More
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Monday, November 29, 2021
The transition to a green economy will create many new jobs around the world, including in sub-Saharan Africa. But will women share-in these new jobs, and will the economic transformation help them move into higher-paid, more stable jobs that require more education and skills? The short answer is “yes” – provided countries adopt strong policies and programmes to make it happen. The green economy transition is attracting attention in policy circles but its potential gender...
Friday, October 29, 2021
This report highlights UN Women Nigeria’s work for the year 2020. The report builds around the Nigeria Country Office programmatic areas of intervention and reflects the achievements attained in collaboration with various government and non-governmental partners who contributed to policy advocacy efforts, delivery of services, implementation, and funding of interventions aimed at promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment. The population at large (men, women, boys...
Saturday, August 21, 2021
This publication highlights findings from the Zanzibar SDGs Gender Indicators Study in the form of infographics. The infographics showcase findings from each of the sectors covered in the report namely: Poverty and Hunger, Health, Decent Work, Quality Education, Gender Equality, Key Messages and the COVID-19 Context, and Recommendations.
Thursday, July 22, 2021
The UN Women Tanzania study involved desk review, key informant interviews with the government and CSOs, an analysis of the literature of relevant laws and policies on customary practices as well as a review of land governance and land administration practices in Tanzania was done in August 2017. The study also highlights recommendations to advance women's land rights and tenure security in the context of SDGs.
Thursday, July 8, 2021
The brief highlights the purpose of exchange visits, the best practices identified participants, and the key messages of the forum for Civil Society. The main aim of the visits was to get exposure to and gain a better understanding of, countries’ experiences on climate-smart agriculture (CSA) and agribusiness practices so as to synergize with national-level lessons for action.
Friday, July 2, 2021
Women’s leadership and increased participation in decision-making will be a cornerstone to sustain democratic values and enhance crisis management. Bold and ambitious change is needed. The pandemic must not in any way hinder the bold action needed for addressing gender equality and action is needed right now. The pandemic should not be a deterrent for equality and for all types of women’s participation.
Thursday, July 1, 2021
The report provides an assessment of progress made by the 2019 UNCT in Ethiopia in mainstreaming gender in the UNDAF cycle of (2016-2020) and makes concrete recommendations on how the identified gaps can be improved.
Wednesday, December 30, 2020
This assessment focuses on the representation of persons with disabilities in the workforce of Ethiopia with sex and age disaggregation. The study used all available data sources including national surveys and censuses undertaken by CSA and some administrative data. The report visualizes the available data, shows gaps and areas for improvement, and undergoing efforts to enhance disability statistics.
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
An assessment of the gender responsiveness of COVID-19 related prevention, response and recovery measures adopted in Ethiopia, with recommendations on how the gaps and constraints can be alleviated and potential priorities during the recovery phase.
Monday, September 28, 2020
Assessment of the mainstreaming of gender in the national statistics system of Ethiopia.
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
The gender and aid effectiveness manual is a component of the Transformative Financing for Gender Equality and Women Empowerment Programme of UN Women in partnership with MoF and Ministry of Women, Children and Youth (MoWCY). The programme aims to ensure equitable distribution of international financing to address gender inequality and empowerment of women as part of the efforts to ensure gender responsive national planning and budgeting system. The objectives of this Manual are to contribute...
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
The publication innovates "The Matrix of Her Success", a case study of UN Women's Economic Empowerment successes in Mali. It delineates the supremacy of the personality of the businesswoman, Mme Sirébara over all other factors. the personality is classified as the essential factor, the "Unbeatable desire to succeed, opportunity readiness" which generates "sustainability potentials as both causal & enabling variables of business". Unique testimony to the unique potentials of UN Women flagships deployed within a public-private-partnership.
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
The publication presents UN Women Ethiopia key results on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (GEWE). It highlights thevaluable collaboration with government institutions, development partners, regional organisations, UN Agencies and CSOs as key approach for GEWE’s accomplishments.
Monday, June 15, 2020
The ten knowledge products provide practical, evidence-based guidance for UN Women staff in various programming areas and organizational priorities such as Women’s Leadership and Political Participation, Violence against Women, Women Economic Empowerment, Resource Based Management (RBM), Resource Mobilization, Partnerships, Women in Humanitarian Action among others.
Thursday, June 11, 2020
The brief provides policy recommendations on how agricultural mechanization in Ethiopia may be more gender responsive. it also informs the agricultural mechanization policy currently under development in the country by adding value to the process through introduction of gender responsiveness approach.
Thursday, June 11, 2020
The rapid assessment publication on Gender and Agricultural Mechanization in Ethiopia provides clear recommendations to inform the agricultural mechanization policy currently under development in the country by adding value to the process through introduction of gender responsiveness approach. The assessment also aims to strengthen enforcement of the existing agricultural mechanization by evaluating current practices in gender and mechanization in the...
Friday, February 28, 2020
An inventory of Civil Society Organizations doing gender equality and women's empowerment related work in Ethiopia
Thursday, January 30, 2020
The report draws on analysis of case studies both at national and regional level as a means of identifying targeted interventions on SDGs and GEWE. Accordingly, this publication has mapped all the 17 SDGs within the GEWE agenda including the various ways in which women and girls will remain key to the attainment of the global goals.
Sunday, December 15, 2019
A statistical analysis based on existing data sources of gender inequality in Ethiopia.