In this infographic, UN Women and the Inter-Parliamentary Union illustrate the gender disparity of the political sphere from nation to nation. Nations with high numbers of females in ministerial positions include Spain, Nicaragua, and Sweden. Countries with high percentages of
UN Women conducted this study on VAW in politics in South Asia, specifically India, Nepal, and Pakistan. The report aims to further understand gender-based violence against women in these nations, analyze the motive behind the violence, and increase awareness by
An Expert Group Meeting on Violence Against Women in Politics provided an in-depth look at the plight of women in politics through statistics, testimonies of female activists and politicians, the causes and consequences of violence in the political sphere, and
Edited by Diane Elson and Anuradha Seth What does a gender-equitable inclusive growth process entail? What kinds of macro-level and labour market policies improve the distributional bias of growth and promote gender equality? These are the motivating questions of this
This brief synthesizes research findings, analysis and policy recommendations on making social protection floors work for women. Much can be done in terms of integrating gender into the design and implementation of programmes that promote income security across the life
Domestic workers are workers employed by private households within national boundaries or overseas to do house chores and care work. They constitute an integral part of the labour force worldwide. According to ILO data, the estimates are 4-10% of the
The purpose of this report is to review impact-evaluated programs that engage men in the prevention and elimination of VAWG. This report does not attempt to map all of the interventions in LAC in the field of engaging men. Rather,
In this discussion paper, we seek to start a dialogue about moving forward with efforts that actively engage men and boys in challenging power dynamics in their own lives as well as in their communities and societies.