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Caribbean Joint Statement on Gender Equality and the Post 2015 and SIDS Agenda
The Caribbean Joint Statement on Gender Equality and the Post 2015 and SIDS Agenda represents Caribbean voices and expectations in the emerging Post 2015 and SIDS global agendas as it relates to gender equality.
On International Women’s Day, 8 March 2013 UN Women launched "One Woman: A song for UN Women", a musical celebration of women worldwide, featuring more than 20 artists from across the globe. The full song video, track and behind-the-scenes videos chronicling the song&rsqu...more
This document is a mapping study carried out in 2008 on financing for gender equality in Haiti, identifying some of the gains as well as the key challeng...more
Handbook for national action plans on violence against women
The adoption and implementation of multi-sectoral national plans of action to address violence against women is one of the five key outcomes which the Secretary-General’s campaign “UNiTE to end violence against women” aims to achieve i...more
Gender Dialogue Edition One
UN Women Caribbean office is excited to be able to re-launch “Gender Dialogue”. An initiative which started at ECLAC, we thank our sister agency for its permission to UN Women to take over the title. This publication is intended as a forum for generating discussion...more
UNiTE Campaign - The Situation of Trinidad and Tobago
Share the Care: Child Support, Poverty and Gender Equality - Barbados Country Report
This research project builds on past studies showing that women's responsibility for child-care is closely linked to the vulnerability of their households to poverty. Seeking to have this responsibility shared more equally, many women turn to the courts and public assistance programmes.
CEDAW Made Easy: Question & Answer Booklet
This question-and-answer booklet is designed to provide women's human rights advocates, government officials, students, teachers, practitioners, and the general public with a snapshot view of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).
For the better part of the 1990s, Caribbean women's organizations, national machineries for women, the courts and the police have been engaged in dialogue and action to ensure protection and justice for victims of violence against women. A combination of public education, advocacy, the ext...more
UNIFEM in collaboration with the Barbados National HIV/AIDS Commission, and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) commissioned a study on Gender, Sexuality and HIV in 2006.
The study reviewed the literature and research on gender and sexuality in relation to HIV/AIDS ...more
Annotated Bibliography, Legislation and Case Law Guide on Gender-Based Violence
A publication prepared in collaboration with the Centre for Gender and Development Studies, UWI, this annotated bibliography will be useful to researchers and activists seeking a better understanding of the causes and consequences of gender-based violence.