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Investment with a Gender Lens in Europe

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Investing in and with women leads to stronger economic growth, both more sustainable and inclusive. But, unfortunately, in Europe, regardless of the commitment from European institutions to promote gender equality, there is still a gender unequal representation of women in the financial environment. This report aims at creating a diagnostical mapping of investment and finance initiatives with a gender lens and/or positive impact on gender equality in Europe. Our objective is to identify the...

Gender Impact Investment in the Latin American and Caribbean Region: Situation Alysis, initiatives and Innovate Practices

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

This study diagnostic has collected and analyzed relevant information about the status of enterprises with gender lenses, the state of innovative investment mechanisms (in particular the gender ones) and the initiatives launched in this area. The ultimate objective is to use the main findings as references for the design of an innovative financing gender focus initiative led by UN Women. The potential for gender impact investment shown by companies in the region has been demonstrated in all...

Gender Impact Investment in the Latin American and Caribbean Region: Situation Alysis, initiatives and Innovate Practices

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

This study diagnostic has collected and analyzed relevant information about the status of enterprises with gender lenses, the state of innovative investment mechanisms (in particular the gender ones) and the initiatives launched in this area. The ultimate objective is to use the main findings as references for the design of an innovative financing gender focus initiative led by UN Women. The potential for gender impact investment shown by companies in the region has been demonstrated in all...

Advertising and stereotypes: a high risk relationship

Monday, June 14, 2021

Conducted within the scope of the “Win-Win: Gender equality means good business” programme, which is implemented by UN Women together with the International Labour Organization (ILO) and funded by the European Union (EU), this research aims to know the impact of sexist advertising on brand positioning.

Guiding Principles for Promoting Investment With Gender Lenses

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

The Investors for Equality initiative is a platform for dialogue between actors in the innovative investment ecosystem to work together to promote innovative financing and mobilize gender-responsive investments, with the aim of contributing to gender equality and women's empowerment. To be part of it, companies and organizations must commit to the Guiding Principles for the promotion of gender-sensitive investments. This document compiles the six principles for promoting gender equality...

Guiding Principles to Promote Innovative Financing and Investments with a Gender Lens

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

The Investors for Equality initiative is a platform for dialogue between actors in the innovative investment ecosystem to work together to promote innovative financing and mobilize gender-responsive investments, with the aim of contributing to gender equality and women's empowerment. To be part of it, companies and organizations must commit to the Guiding Principles for the promotion of gender-sensitive investments. This document compiles the six principles for promoting gender equality...

Towards parity and inclusive participation in Latin America and the Caribbean. Regional overview and contributions to CSW65

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

This document was prepared for the Special Session of Latin America and the Caribbean’s Regional Consultation prior to the Sixty-fith Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW65) to be held virtually on February 24 and 25, 2021 in the framework of the Sixtieth Meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Lessons from UN Women evaluations in the Americas and Caribbean

Thursday, January 14, 2021

UN Women conducts decentralized evaluations for acountability, learning and decision-making purposes. This series of four briefs aims to facilitate the strategic use of evidence generated through such evaluation work in the Latin America and Caribbean region. A meta-synthesis was conducted of 20 evaluation reports carried out from 2015-2020 in the region across four key programmatic areas of UN Women: (1) women's economic empowerment; (2) governance and political participation; (3) women, peace...

Standards for the protection of the human rights of women: Necessary tools for the defence of women’s political participation

Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Developed by UN Women, CIM and MESECVI, this practical legal guide brings together a systematic and analytical compilation of 130 judgments, decisions, and resolutions in paradigmatic cases, so that both civil society and public institutions -legislative, executive, and judicial- can count with tools for the cross-cutting application of the protection standards in force in International Human Rights Law, related to cases of gender-based violence against women. Violence against women in politics is included. (Note: The blurb should be a tiny, jargon-free description of the publication (ma

Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in the Latin America and the Caribbean Region

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

This document compiles and analyses the main experiences and initiatives implemented to promote the participation of women and girls in the STEM sector in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, shrinking working hours, increased care burdens, and heightened violence have exacerbated the challenges that women and girls face. Unless action is taken, by 2021 around 435 million women and girls will be living in extreme poverty, including 47 million pushed into poverty as a result of COVID-19. This publication presents the latest evidence on the multiple impacts of the pandemic on women and girls.

Care in Latin America and the Caribbean During the COVID-19: Towards Comprehensive Systems to Strengthen Response and Recovery

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

This document substantiates the importance of care work for societies, defines the care sector’s current condition in Latin America and the Caribbean and describes the impacts caused by the COVID-19 crisis, as well as the contingency measures that have been implemented in various countries in the region to address the crisis. The document concludes with a series of policy recommendations to address the care crisis as a way out of the COVID-19 crisis.

Policy Brief: The Impact of COVID-19 on Latin America and the Caribbean

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Building back better requires transforming the development model of Latin America and the Caribbean

Domestic workers in Latin America and the Caribbean during the COVID-19 crisis

Thursday, July 2, 2020

The Policy Brief "Domestic Workers in Latin America and the Caribbean during the COVID-19 Crisis", prepared jointly by UN Women, ILO and ECLAC, illustrates the situation of special vulnerability faced by domestic workers in Latin America and the Caribbean, highlighting the impacts of the current crisis caused by COVID-19. It also describes the measures promoted by social actors and institutions in the countries of the region and makes visible how much can still be done to guarantee the labor rights of domestic workers.

COVID-19, Women, Girls and Sport: Build Back Better

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

This brief focuses on the impacts of COVID-19 on women and girls in sports in five areas - Leadership, Gender-Based Violence, Economic Opportunities, Media Participation and Representation, and Girls Participation in Sport - and presents key recommendations to different actors in the sport ecosystem to respond to the crisis with a gender perspective and recover better in terms of gender equality.

Regular resources report 2019: Forging Generation Equality now and in the future

Friday, June 19, 2020

This year’s regular resources report analyses how UN Women mobilized its core contributions in 2019 to fulfil its normative, coordination, and operational activities mandate, in order to improve the lives of women and girls worldwide. Through the presentation of tangible results, this report presents case studies at the global, regional, and country levels to showcase the impact that regular resources have in the countries where UN Women is present.

Annual Report 2019–2020

Thursday, June 18, 2020

This report tells UN Women’s story over the period 2019–2020. It shares how we and our many partners are striding forward to realize a better world for women and girls—one of equality and empowerment. Looking forward, we will draw on our full resources and experiences in protecting and advancing the rights of all women and girls. That is what we do and who we are, as a leader, mobilizer, convenor, provider of programmes, and partner for change.

From Words to Action: Projects with Innovative Solutions to Promote Nature Conservation, Climate Action and Gender Equality

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

The links between biodiversity, climate change and gender are real and undeniable. In many places in Latin America and the Caribbean, the livelihoods of women and girls depend, in large part, on natural resources. They have a relationship with nature that is different from men’s, where we can observe different roles, knowledge, dependencies and contributions to conservation and sustainable management.

Latin America and The caribbean Rapid Gender Analysis for COVID-19

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

The Latin America and the Caribbean region has the highest levels of income inequality in the world, with wide gaps in living standards across countries, regions, sectors, and socioeconomic spheres. When coupled with the pervasive gender inequality that persists, the response to Covid-19 becomes immeasurably more complicated, finds a new report by CARE International and UN Women.

Gender-Transformative Hurricane Resilience During the COVID-19 Crisis

Sunday, May 31, 2020

The extent of the socio-economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic has begun to shape the “new normal” for CARICOM Member States. A 1.5% contraction of Gross Domestic Product has already been estimated by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC, 2020). While governments balance this “new normal,” there is also an ‘above-average’ forecast for the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season, which takes place from June 1 to November 30.

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