Gender Equality

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Women and men in Croatia

2011 - This publication compares Croatian women and men in the areas of health, education, employment and earnings, social welfare and pensions, administration of justice and political power. more

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Public Perceptions on Gender Equality in Politics and Business

The main aim of this research project is to study Georgian public attitudes toward gender equality with a special focus on women’s participation in politics and business. Both qualitative and quantitative research methodologies were used in the study. A total of 1760 face-to-face interviews weremore

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Enhancing women’s political participation

2010 - This report assesses the impact of the global financial and economic crisis on the pace and progress towards the Millennium Development Goals in Tajikistan, and it also provides a detailed summary of new challenges. more

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Our work on gender equality

Gender equality is important from a human rights perspective, and because it is tied to human development and poverty reduction.

 

Despite constructive steps towards gender equality, women in the region still deal with economic insecurity, under-representation in decision-making, and even violence.

 

UNDP works with partners in the region to address these problems by ensuring women have a voice in government, passing gender-sensitive legislation and implementing programmes to promote economic participation and prevent violence against women.

 

Efforts have already resulted in legal reforms to address gender-based violence, quotas for women in government, and business mentoring programmes for women in countries throughout the region.

 

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