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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Young & in Control Event – SRHR Alliance

Posted on June 13, 2016 at 12:40 pm

Unplanned pregnancies, sexual violence, girls who get forced into marriage with older men, or sexually transmitted infections such as HIV; in ...

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4th Women Deliver Global Conference – Copenhagen, Denmark

Posted on May 14, 2016 at 2:47 pm

Date: Monday, 16 May 2016 to Thursday, 19 May 2016 Location: Copenhagen, Denmark Women Deliver’s 4th Global Conference, taking place 16-19 ...

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International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

Posted on May 14, 2016 at 2:23 pm

Date: Monday, 23 May 2016 Location: Global Obstetric fistula is one of the most serious and tragic injuries that can ...

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Information series on sexual and reproductive health and rights – United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Posted on April 19, 2016 at 6:10 am

Useful 1 pagers on human rights and SRHR , all issues are covered (like LGBTI, abortion, gender inequality, contraceptives & ...

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