This publication from UN Women presents the latest evidence on the multiple impacts of the pandemic on women and girls, including how the crisis is affecting extreme poverty, employment, health, unpaid care and violence against women and girls.
This publication documents the origins, drivers and prevalence of harmful practices within countries as well as in humanitarian settings, while also highlighting the impact on girls’ and women’s health and the eventual achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.
This publication reveals economic growth is an inherently gendered process and that gender-based inequalities can be barriers to shared prosperity. Gender equality thus needs to be central to any project of inclusion.
The Counted and Visible Toolkit provides a compilation of tools and mechanisms drawing on country case studies to produce disaggregated gender statistics using an intersectional lens, creating credible evidence to inform gender-responsive policies. Disaggregated gender statistics are critical for putting the spotlight on inequality and underscoring the need to realize the rights of poor and marginalized women and girls and prioritize them in policy-making processes.
The State of the World’s Children 2021 examines the mental health of children and adolescents. Whilst also showing the need of societies to break the silence surrounding mental health, by addressing stigma, promoting understanding, and taking seriously the experiences of children and young people.
This brief presents emerging evidence of the impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic on violence against women and girls (VAWG)and advocates for measures that prevent and respond to VAWG in the current circumstances of lockdown.
This paper explores the latest evidence on gendered impacts of the pandemic, highlights potential and emerging trends, as well as examines the long-term impact of the crisis on the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.