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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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  • Oct. 2009 - Feb. 2010
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  • ECLAC
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between ECLAC and the General Attorney of the Public Ministry of Peru toward the transfer of statistical information on violence against women in Peru.

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between ECLAC and the General Attorney of the Public Ministry of Peru toward the transfer of statistical information on violence against women in Peru.

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  • Oct. 2009 - Feb. 2010
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  • ECLAC
ECLAC prepared a study analyzing the sources of information available in Latin America and the Caribbean in relation to the set of interim indicators on violence against women, approved by the Statistical Commission at its 40th session (2009).

ECLAC prepared a study analyzing the sources of information available in Latin America and the Caribbean in relation to the set of interim indicators on violence against women, approved by the Statistical Commission at its 40th session (2009).

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  • Oct. 2009 - Feb. 2010
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  • ECLAC
Within the framework of the Observatory on Gender Equality, ECLAC organized a meeting on good practices in public policies which included a panel on violence against women in Santiago, in September 2009.

Within the framework of the Observatory on Gender Equality, ECLAC organized a meeting on good practices in public policies which included a panel on violence against women in Santiago, in September 2009.

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  • Oct. 2009 - Feb. 2010
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  • ECLAC
ECLAC prepared an updated version of the regional interagency report on violence against women on the basis of the information available in recent demographic and health surveys. The report was presented as part of the launching of the regional View More

ECLAC prepared an updated version of the regional interagency report on violence against women on the basis of the information available in recent demographic and health surveys. The report was presented as part of the launching of the regional chapter of the Secretary General’s Campaign to end violence against women in Guatemala City, in November 2009).

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  • Oct. 2009 - Feb. 2010
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  • ECLAC
In the framework of the interregional project, ECLAC collaborated with ECE in the development of a proposal for developing and testing a short module questionnaire on violence against women together with a proposal for the accompanying interviewer’s View More

In the framework of the interregional project, ECLAC collaborated with ECE in the development of a proposal for developing and testing a short module questionnaire on violence against women together with a proposal for the accompanying interviewer’s guide and training package. Testing of the module is being prepared by two or three pilot countries in each region.

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  • Oct. 2008 - Feb. 2009
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  • ECLAC
In order to define the basic set of indicators necessary for the functioning of the ECLAC Gender Observatory, two technical meetings were organized, with representatives from National Machineries for the Advancement of Women/Gender Affairs and View More

In order to define the basic set of indicators necessary for the functioning of the ECLAC Gender Observatory, two technical meetings were organized, with representatives from National Machineries for the Advancement of Women/Gender Affairs and National Statistical Offices of Latin America (Aguascalientes (Mexico), in October 2008) and the Caribbean (Port-of-Spain, in December 2008). Reports of both meetings were approved at the Forty-second meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean (Santiago, December 2008).

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  • Feb. 2008 - Sept. 2008
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  • ECLAC
ECLAC initiated the development of a Gender Observatory, as a tool to support governments in analysing regional realities, monitoring gender equality policies and international agreements, and providing technical support and training to national View More

ECLAC initiated the development of a Gender Observatory, as a tool to support governments in analysing regional realities, monitoring gender equality policies and international agreements, and providing technical support and training to national mechanisms for the advancement of women, as well as to national statistical agencies in countries that request such support. Violence against women is one of four main issues of concern of the Observatory.

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  • Jul. 2007 - Jan. 2008
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  • ECLAC
In November 2007, ECLAC published the regional report on violence against women. The Spanish version was launched in November 2007, under the title “!Ni una más! El derecho a vivir una vida libre de violencia en América Latina y el Caribe”. In View More

In November 2007, ECLAC published the regional report on violence against women. The Spanish version was launched in November 2007, under the title “!Ni una más! El derecho a vivir una vida libre de violencia en América Latina y el Caribe”. In December 2007, ECLAC published a report on the follow-up to Goal 3 of the Millennium Development Goals, including a chapter on violence against women.

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  • Mar. 2013 - Feb. 2014
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  • ECLAC
In March 2013, ECLAC published the third report of the Gender Equality Observatory for Latin America and the Caribbean, which focuses on indicators of physical, economic and decision-making autonomy as seen against the backdrop of the regional agenda View More

In March 2013, ECLAC published the third report of the Gender Equality Observatory for Latin America and the Caribbean, which focuses on indicators of physical, economic and decision-making autonomy as seen against the backdrop of the regional agenda shaped by the consensuses reached at the Regional Conferences on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Observatory’s indicators of physical autonomy highlight the obstacles that women in the region face in seeking to take their own decisions about their sexuality and reproduction and to exercise their right to a life free of violence.

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