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In 2009, the World Bank launched the study “Risky Business for Poor Women Traders in the Great Lakes Region”, and the results of the study were captured in a report in January 2011. It identified challenges, including harassment and physical violence View More

In 2009, the World Bank launched the study “Risky Business for Poor Women Traders in the Great Lakes Region”, and the results of the study were captured in a report in January 2011. It identified challenges, including harassment and physical violence against women, and opportunities for cross-border trade between the Eastern Democratic of Congo (DRC), Rwanda, Burundi and Uganda, and brought both national and regional technical and political recommendations to key stakeholders.

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  • Oct. 2010 - Feb. 2011
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  • UNICRI
As the result of the concluded program “Preventing and Combating Trafficking of Minors and Young Women from Nigeria to Italy” Phase 2, UNICRI adapted a centralized database - the software system SIDDA 2000 of the Italian National Anti-mafia Bureau View More

As the result of the concluded program “Preventing and Combating Trafficking of Minors and Young Women from Nigeria to Italy” Phase 2, UNICRI adapted a centralized database - the software system SIDDA 2000 of the Italian National Anti-mafia Bureau (DNA) on investigation and prosecution of trafficking cases, to the Nigerian legal framework and context. The new project aims at upgrading the software system SIDDA 2000 and expanding it to all 7 Zonal Offices..

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  • Oct. 2010 - Feb. 2011
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  • UNESCO
The UNESCO Office in Beirut launched in November 2010, in Lebanon, a study on school-related gender-based violence, expected to be completed in December 2011. The study is funded by the Government of Italy, and implemented within the framework of the View More

The UNESCO Office in Beirut launched in November 2010, in Lebanon, a study on school-related gender-based violence, expected to be completed in December 2011. The study is funded by the Government of Italy, and implemented within the framework of the project “Supporting Gender Equality in Education in Lebanon”, in close collaboration with the Lebanese Ministry of Social Affairs and the Ministry of Education. UNESCO continued to conduct research on violence against women and its activities to fight human trafficking in Africa.

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  • Oct. 2010 - Feb. 2011
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  • ECE
The UNECE Gender Statistics Database provides sex-disaggregated data on violence and crime indicators.

The UNECE Gender Statistics Database provides sex-disaggregated data on violence and crime indicators.

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  • Oct. 2010 - Feb. 2011
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  • UNESCO
UNDP and UNESCO supported the Gender Studies Institute (GSI) based at the Kabul University in Afghanistan to conduct a multi-province research on the nature and forms of gender-based violence within educational institutions in Afghanistan. The View More

UNDP and UNESCO supported the Gender Studies Institute (GSI) based at the Kabul University in Afghanistan to conduct a multi-province research on the nature and forms of gender-based violence within educational institutions in Afghanistan. The research was conducted in 2009 in three Afghan Universities (Kabul, Mazar, and Herat): (http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0018/001899/189969e.pdf).The findings and recommendations of the research were presented in October 2010 during an advocacy workshop with the Gender Studies Institute, the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Health. The objective of the workshop was to raise awareness on gender-based violence among stakeholders and to adopt a Declaration with concrete recommendations to address gender-based violence.

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  • UNDP
In Indonesia, UNDP engaged with the National Development Planning Agency (BAPPENAS) through the project “TARGET MDGs” to assist in building the capacity of all stakeholders to monitor progress on the attainment of the MDGs and human development, and View More

In Indonesia, UNDP engaged with the National Development Planning Agency (BAPPENAS) through the project “TARGET MDGs” to assist in building the capacity of all stakeholders to monitor progress on the attainment of the MDGs and human development, and create a comprehensive database to be used for policy-related decisions. The partnership has introduced basic tools to assist BAPPENAS in developing a system that looks at gender analysis, as well as data and statistics on violence against women.

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  • Oct. 2010 - Feb. 2011
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  • ECLAC
ECLAC, in coordination with the other Regional Commissions, has carried out the following activities to implement the interregional project “Enhancing capacities to eradicate violence against women through networking of local knowledge View More

ECLAC, in coordination with the other Regional Commissions, has carried out the following activities to implement the interregional project “Enhancing capacities to eradicate violence against women through networking of local knowledge communities”: a) A sub-regional meeting for South America was held in Santiago on 4 and 5 November 2010 to enhance the capacity of eradicating violence against women and collect information on the indicators recommended by the Statistical Commission, attended by representatives of several countries. b) A regional seminar to strengthen the use of administrative records on violence against women in the Caribbean was carried out in Trinidad and Tobago, with the participation of representatives from mechanisms for the advancement of women and producers of administrative data to promote arrangements on the construction of unified national registries. c) Expansion of the knowledge community that uses the protected wiki Confluence platform, especially the National Statistical Offices and National Women(registry available at http://wiki.cepal.org/) d) Construction of a public interregional website that disseminates the knowledge and tools produced by the five Regional Commissions and the Statistical Commission (available at http://www.eclac.cl/mujer/cepal/).

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  • UNICEF
In 2010, UNICEF in collaboration with Religious for Peace, published the guide “From Commitment to Action: What Religious Communities Can Do to Eliminate Violence against Children”, aimed at helping religious communities harness their spiritual, View More

In 2010, UNICEF in collaboration with Religious for Peace, published the guide “From Commitment to Action: What Religious Communities Can Do to Eliminate Violence against Children”, aimed at helping religious communities harness their spiritual, moral and social strengths to prevent, respond to and eliminate violence against children. This was followed up by a discussion, convened by Religious for Peace and UNICEF, in November on the role that religious communities can play in eliminating all forms of violence against children across the work.

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  • UNICEF
In October 2010, UNICEF, the OHCHR and the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence Against Children, supported by the Government of Sweden, organized a panel discussion on the promotion of better data and research to inform View More

In October 2010, UNICEF, the OHCHR and the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence Against Children, supported by the Government of Sweden, organized a panel discussion on the promotion of better data and research to inform child-sensitive and effective laws, policies and action, where UNICEF presented the results of its forthcoming report on Child Disciplinary Practices at Home.

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  • Oct. 2010 - Feb. 2011
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  • ECE
A Second Expert Group Meeting on Measuring Violence against Women was organised by UNECE in Geneva (18-19 November 2010) to review the results of the testing of a survey module on violence against women developed by UNECE. The aim of the module is to View More

A Second Expert Group Meeting on Measuring Violence against Women was organised by UNECE in Geneva (18-19 November 2010) to review the results of the testing of a survey module on violence against women developed by UNECE. The aim of the module is to enable countries to collect a minimum set of information to measure the prevalence of physical, sexual and intimate partner violence. Other regional commissions helped with preparations and participated in the meeting.

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