Minimum Standards for Prevention and Response to Gender-based Violence in Emergencies

Posted on November 24, 2015 at 11:31 am

Gender based violence is a life-threatening, global health and human rights issue that violates international human rights law and principles ...

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Men’s violence against women and men are inter-related: Recommendations for simultaneous intervention

Posted on November 12, 2015 at 11:05 am

Social Science & Medicine. Volume 146, December 2015, Pages 249–256. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.10.021 Highlights Men perpetrate and are victims of interpersonal violence more than ...

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Report of the Secretary-General on women and peace and security

Posted on October 22, 2015 at 10:29 am

The present report is submitted pursuant to paragraph 16 of Security Council resolution 2122 (2013), in which the Council invited ...

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Violence against Women and Girls and Its Consequences on Sexual and Reproductive Health in Latin America and the Caribbean

Posted on October 22, 2015 at 10:08 am

Gender equality and the ability to fully exercise the human rights of women and girls, including the power to make ...

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Attitudes of Violence and Risk for HIV: Impact on Women’s Health in Malawi

Posted on October 13, 2015 at 9:49 am

Sexuality & Culture. December 2015, Volume 19, Issue 4, pp 659-673 Abstract This study was designed to investigate the pathways that lead to HIV ...

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Litigation (im)possible? Holding companies accountable for sexual and gender-based violence in the context of extractive industries

Posted on October 5, 2015 at 9:41 am

This paper highlights the possibilities for holding companies accountable before criminal or civil courts for sexual violence committed in the ...

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UN set to change the world with new development goals – The Lancet

Posted on September 24, 2015 at 6:06 am

This report from the Lancet gives a good summary of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including arguments pro and con. The report ...

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Ending Violence Against Women and Girls: Programming Essentials, Monitoring & Evaluation

Posted on September 20, 2015 at 10:19 am

Obtain essential information and guidance for programming to address violence against women and girls, including: basics on the forms, prevalence ...

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Demographic Perspectives on Female Genital Mutilation

Posted on September 17, 2015 at 8:18 am

This report, the first such published by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), looks at FGM through the lens of ...

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Indicators for a Transformative, High-Impact & People-Centred 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Leading Options for Global, Thematic, Regional and/or National Levels

Posted on August 18, 2015 at 6:33 am

Developed by High-Level Task Force for the ICPD. The indicators proposed in this document represent transformative and strategic options for Member ...

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