Lessons learnt from Kenyan App for Tracking Gender Violence

Posted on September 4, 2020 at 12:44 pm

We Built the First Kenyan App for Tracking Gender Violence: Here’s What We Learnt Written by Sarah Dickins and Naomi Mwaura It’s almost ...

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From insights to action: Gender equality in the wake of COVID-19

Posted on September 2, 2020 at 3:16 pm

UN Women recently published a new report on the gendered impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on extreme poverty, employment, health, ...

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Engaging Boys in a Comprehensive Model to Address Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Schools

Posted on September 2, 2020 at 8:03 am

Engaging Boys in a Comprehensive Model to Address Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Schools An article by Sharmishtha Nanda (International ...

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Against my will: defying the practices that harm women and girls and undermine equality

Posted on August 27, 2020 at 11:34 am

Every day, tens of thousands of girls have their health, rights and futures stolen. Some are subjected to female genital ...

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A Pandemic Within a Pandemic: Technical Resources to Address GBV in the Age of COVID-19

Posted on August 13, 2020 at 10:16 am

Throughout history, global pandemics and disease outbreaks have posed wide-ranging threats to the health and overall well-being of women, girls, ...

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Because We Matter: Addressing COVID-19 and Violence Against Girls in Asia-Pacific

Posted on July 29, 2020 at 11:41 am

Background Asia is home to more than half of the world’s 1.1 billion girls. Gender inequality in many parts of ...

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Council of Europe ‘alarmed’ at Poland’s plans to leave domestic violence treaty

Posted on July 29, 2020 at 8:08 am

The Council of Europe has said it is alarmed that Poland’s rightwing government is moving to withdraw from a landmark ...

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In a Victory for Women in Sudan, Female Genital Mutilation Is Outlawed

Posted on May 6, 2020 at 11:30 am

A new law criminalizes female genital mutilation and cutting, a harmful practice that nine in 10 Sudanese women are said ...

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Technical Note on COVID-19 and Harmful Practices

Posted on May 1, 2020 at 2:03 pm

Introduction COVID-19 has upended the lives of children and families across the globe and is impacting efforts to end child ...

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COVID-19 and Ending Violence Against Women and Girls

Posted on April 8, 2020 at 6:51 pm

UNWomen have developed a brief which highlights emerging evidence of the impact of the recent global pandemic of COVID-19 on ...

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