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UNIFEM, now part of UN Women, supported data collection toward the development of effective public policies in Guinea Bissau and Moldova, and supported women’s networks in Ecuador to monitor commitments to end violence against women through surveys.

UNIFEM, now part of UN Women, supported data collection toward the development of effective public policies in Guinea Bissau and Moldova, and supported women’s networks in Ecuador to monitor commitments to end violence against women through surveys.

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The World Bank’s first global study of urban violence, “Violence in the City” (2010), included analysis of gender based violence (GBV) in urban neighborhoods of Port-au-Prince, Haiti; Dili, Timor-Leste; Nairobi, Kenya; Johannesburg, South Africa; and View More

The World Bank’s first global study of urban violence, “Violence in the City” (2010), included analysis of gender based violence (GBV) in urban neighborhoods of Port-au-Prince, Haiti; Dili, Timor-Leste; Nairobi, Kenya; Johannesburg, South Africa; and Fortaleza, Brazil. The study reported lifetime sexual violence victimization ranging from 08.% to over 20% in some neighborhoods, with over half of all incidents occurring in public spaces.

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  • Mar. 2010 - Sept. 2010
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  • UNDP
At the global level, UNDP is working with the Social Science Research Council and other research institutions around the world to establish the Global Center for Research on Gender and Crisis Prevention and Recovery (G-CPR). This initiative will View More

At the global level, UNDP is working with the Social Science Research Council and other research institutions around the world to establish the Global Center for Research on Gender and Crisis Prevention and Recovery (G-CPR). This initiative will strengthen research and capacity in the field of gender and security, including through the provision of grants to southern research institutions, with a view to informing policy and programming.

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  • Mar. 2010 - Sept. 2010
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  • UNHCR
UNHCR will expand the use of the Gender-Based Violence Information Management System (GBVIMS) to improve safe data collection, analysis and information, in coordination with International Rescue Committee and UNFPA. The countries where the system View More

UNHCR will expand the use of the Gender-Based Violence Information Management System (GBVIMS) to improve safe data collection, analysis and information, in coordination with International Rescue Committee and UNFPA. The countries where the system will be introduced are: Yemen, DRC, Liberia and Colombia. The system is already in place in a number of countries, including Kenya, Uganda and Sudan.

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UN-HABITAT and Women in Cities International developed a background document on girls and urbanization for the publication “Because I am a Girl”, of the NGO, Plan.

UN-HABITAT and Women in Cities International developed a background document on girls and urbanization for the publication “Because I am a Girl”, of the NGO, Plan.

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  • Mar. 2010 - Sept. 2010
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  • ECLAC
The ECLAC Gender Observatory of Gender Equality of Latin America and the Carribean recollected and analysed national legislation on violence against women.

The ECLAC Gender Observatory of Gender Equality of Latin America and the Carribean recollected and analysed national legislation on violence against women.

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  • Mar. 2010 - Sept. 2010
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  • ECLAC
ECLAC has pursued the coordination and execution of the interregional project “Enhancing capacities to eradicate violence against women through networking of local knowledge communities”, in coordination with the other Regional Commissions. View More

ECLAC has pursued the coordination and execution of the interregional project “Enhancing capacities to eradicate violence against women through networking of local knowledge communities”, in coordination with the other Regional Commissions. Activities that are being carried out are the following: a) five national studies on the prevalence, nature, causes, consequences and repercussions of violence against women, as well as the measures taken by the main stakeholders (Argentine, Guatemala, Paraguay, Peru and Trinidad and Tobago); b) three subregional workshops to enhance the capacity of eradicating violence against women and collect information on the indicators recommended by the Statistical Commission in the Caribbean, South American and Central American countries.; c) establishment of a Confluence wiki-platform to integrate various regional communities of knowledge.

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  • Mar. 2010 - Sept. 2010
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  • WHO
Global burden of disease: WHO and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine are continuing work on new global and regional estimates for the prevalence of intimate partner violence, non-partner sexual violence, child sexual abuse, and the View More

Global burden of disease: WHO and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine are continuing work on new global and regional estimates for the prevalence of intimate partner violence, non-partner sexual violence, child sexual abuse, and the health risks and consequences associated with these types of violence.

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DAW, now part of UN Women, continued to update the Secretary-General’s database on violence against women. During the ECOSOC High-level segment that took place from 28 June to 2 July 2010, DAW organized a parallel exhibition featuring the View More

DAW, now part of UN Women, continued to update the Secretary-General’s database on violence against women. During the ECOSOC High-level segment that took place from 28 June to 2 July 2010, DAW organized a parallel exhibition featuring the Secretary-General’s database on violence against women.

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