Resources Type: Report

Gender and climate change in the United States: Reading of existing research

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.

Note for implementing and operational partners by UNHCR and Save the Children-UK on sexual violence & exploitation: The experience of refugee children in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone based on initial findings and recommendations from assessment mission 22 October – 30 November 2001

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.

Promotion et protection de tous les droits de l’homme,civils, politiques, économiques, sociaux et culturels, y compris le droit au développement. Rapport de la Rapporteuse spéciale sur les droits des peuples autochtones.

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.

Control and ownership of assets: A means for increasing gender equality and empowerment of rural women

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.

Promoción y protección de todos los derechos humanos, civiles, políticos, económicos, sociales y culturales, incluido el derecho al desarrollo. Informe de la Relatora Especial sobre los derechos de los pueblos indígenas

Informe de la Relatora Especial sobre los derechos de los pueblos indígenas, Victoria Tauli Corpuz, sobre los derechos de las mujeres y las niñas indígenas. Se centra en los temas y patrones comunes que experimentan las mujeres indígenas en todas las regiones.

Investigative report of misconduct at the Grand Canyon river district

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.

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