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Business Case. Gender Perspectives and Inclusion in companies: Financial and non-financial impacts.

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Business Case - Report on Equality Means good business: Gender Perspectives and Inclusion in companies: Financial and non-financial impacts.

Business Case - Report on Equality Means good business

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Business Case - Report on Equality Means good business: gender contribution to business, best practices and suggested KPIs framework

Towards the construction of comprehensive care systems in Latin America and the Caribbean. Elements for implementation

Monday, November 15, 2021

This document has been conceived to serve as a guiding framework for those involved in the development of comprehensive national care systems. It addresses key questions about why to invest in care, its importance and benefits for the advancement of rights, the elimination of social inequalities and the achievement of gender equality, the dynamization of the economy and the sustainability of development. Furthermore, it addresses the elements to be considered in the construction of Comprehensive Care Systems.

Dropout And Second Chance Education with a Gender Perspective in Chile: Methodology, Good Practices, and Recommendations

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Education is essential for women to attain gender equality and become leaders of change. A girl or a woman who attends school is exercising her fundamental human right to education. She also has a great chance of reaching her full potential throughout life, as she will be better prepared for a decent, well-paid job. Although Chile is a country with high schooling rates compared to the regional and worldwide numbers, inequalities can still be observed in access to education for girls and...

Women in the technology industry in Chile: findings and recommendations

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Science and technology are sectors in rapid growth; they are vital to national economies and this means that STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) skills have been identified as necessary for a country to remain economically competitive. In recent years, increasing digitalization has led to growing demand for professionals in technology fields, yet it is estimated that most of these positions will be occupied by men. After this, a survey for completion by companies that use...

Accepting the challenge | Women with disabilities: for a life free of violence. An inclusive and cross-cutting perspective

Monday, September 20, 2021

This document was written in collaboration with UN Women’s Disability Inclusion and Intersectionality Portfolio (DIIP) within the context of the Disability-Inclusive COVID-19 Response and Recovery Global Programme in the country, with support from the United Nations Partnership on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNPRPD). Considering the intersection of disability, gender and violence from a human rights perspective for a life free of violence for all women is a challenge that...

Gender and Disability | From a rights perspective: toward an inclusive response to the COVID-19 crisis

Monday, September 20, 2021

This document was written in collaboration with UN Women’s Disability Inclusion and Intersectionality Portfolio (DIIP) within the context of the Disability-Inclusive COVID-19 Response and Recovery Global Programme at the country level, with support from the United Nations Partnership on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNPRPD). Leaving no one behind is a shared responsibility of all United Nations System staff in the process of supporting States, especially during the COVID-19...

Rapid Gender Analysis: Haiti 14 August 2021 Earthquake

Monday, September 13, 2021

UN Women and CARE, under the leadership of the Ministry for the Status of Women and Women's Rights (MCFDF) and in coordination with the Department of Civil Protection (DGPC) launched the Rapid Gender Analysis, designed to rapidly evaluate the impact of the earthquake of August 2021 on women, men, girls and boys, including persons in a situation of vulnerability, in order to guide the current humanitarian response in Haiti in the short term, as well as recovery efforts in the medium and long...

Catalysing Equality: How Venture Capital, Private Equity Fund Managers and Impact Investors are applying a gender lens in Latin America and the Caribbean

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Through this report, we hope to create a baseline for gender lens investing (GLI) practices in the region and promising approaches that will increase the uptake of strategies across the investing ecosystem in LAC. To that end, the report aims to characterize gender lens activity in the LAC region; shine an exemplary light on GLI practices for investors in the region to learn from and follow; and provide recommendations for a framework that field builders could utilize going forward to assess funds on the extent to which they have integrated GLI practices.

Progress and Challenges in Legal Frameworks for Women’s Economic Autonomy and Empowerment in Ibero-America

Thursday, July 8, 2021

The report presents a detailed analysis of the current legislation on women's economic autonomy and empowerment in each of the 22 Ibero-American

Framework for women's economic empowerment of the MELYT (Mujeres, Economía local y Territorios). A practical model for women's economic empowerment for dynamic and sustainable territories in the COVID-19 recovery

Thursday, July 1, 2021

This working paper provides a framework for women’s economic empowerment, which draws on lessons learned, key strategic documents, and expertise generated by the implementation of the MELYT Programme focusing on women, the local economy, and dynamic territories in the Trifinio area2 of Central America

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 Analysis, Initiatives and Innovative 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 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...

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...

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

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