Report that reviews existing literature on the effects of climate change in the United States with a gender lens, highlighting how gender shapes experiences of climate change. The report explores the gender dimensions of the health impacts of climate change, including increased GBV, the effects of natural disasters, the employment in climate-affected sectors, the perceptions, attitudes, knowledge and behaviours regarding climate change and the environment and the gaps in literature.
Resources Type: Report
Summary of the draft assessment report of UNHCR and Save the Children-UK regarding sexual violence and exploitation of refugee children and other children of concern in the Mano River Sub Region in West Africa. Initial findings show high levels of risk and vulnerability within family settings and the wider context of the camp and surrounding communities. Additionally, allegations of abuse were made against individuals from a range of humanitarian agencies. The report also provides a set of recommendations for action.
Rapport de la Rapporteuse spéciale sur les droits des peuples autochtones, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, sur les droits des femmes et filles autochtones. Report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Victoria Tauli Corpuz, on the rights of indigenous women and girls. Il se concentre sur les thèmes et les modèles communs vécus par les femmes autochtones dans toutes les régions.
Background paper that explores the evidence on women’s asset ownership and the factors associated with it. It discusses the relationship between women’s asset ownership and their well-being, including their decision-making power and intimate partner violence. It reviews laws and programmes that have been introduced to improve women’s asset ownership, the challenges that have emerged, and the possibilities for creating enabling environments for increased control and ownership of assets by rural women.
Report presenting findings of a sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) rapid response assessment in Doro Refugee Camp, South Sudan. It analyses the condition of the female refugee population in relation to the risks of SGBV and offers some recommendations to prevent violence against women and girls living in Doro.
Report investigating complaints from 13 former and current employees of the National Park Service at the Grand Canyon National Park’s River District in the United States over the past 15 years. Complaints included discrimination, retaliation and sexually hostile work environment and many of them were not properly investigated or reported. The investigative report confirmed a long-term pattern of sexual harassment and hostile work environment.