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Violence against older women

Published in 2018

Source: HelpAge International

Older women may be subjected to violence, abuse and neglect due to a number of factors, including but not limited to their age, gender, disability, place of origin, marital status, class or sexual orientation. This discussion paper aims to highlight the types of violence, abuse and neglect older women experience; and offers recommendations for a […]

Mental Health and Our Changing Climate: Impacts, Implications, and Guidance

Published in 2018

Source: American Psychological Association, Climate for Health, and ecoAmerica

The goal of this report is to increase awareness of the psychological impacts of climate change on human mental health and well-being. The report provides climate communicators, planners, policymakers, public health professionals, and other leaders the tools and tips needed to respond to these impacts and bolster public engagement on climate solutions.

Country Profile Universal Access to SRH – Indonesia (Indonesian Translation)

Published in 2018

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Indonesia is an archipelago of approximately 17,000 islands, with a total population of 239 million people (2010 census).The country is home to about 1,340 ethnicities with different views on gender and sexuality issues and varying degrees of access to sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), including relevant healthcare services. About 49.79% of the people […]

World Health Statistics 2017 – Monitoring Health for the SDGs

Published in 2018

Source: World Health Organisation

World Health Statistics 2017 focuses on the health and health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and associated targets by bringing together data on a wide range of relevant SDG indicators. In some cases, as indicator definitions are being refined and baseline data are being collected, proxy indicators are presented. The report is organised into three parts. […]

Country Profile Universal Access to Sexual and Reproductive Rights – Indonesia (Indonesian Translation)

Published in 2018

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The current paper is the Indonesian translation of the Country Profile on Universal Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRR), which looks at the challenges and issues on rights to access to SRH services, including contraception, comprehensive sexuality education, and legality of abortion amidst the diverse cultural and geographical background of the archipelago country.

Depression and Other Common Mental Disorders – Global Health Estimates

Published in 2018

Source: World Health Organisation

Reliable, up-to-date estimates of the proportion of a general population affected by different diseases or health conditions is a key ingredient of effective health policy, planning and evaluation. This publication provides the latest available estimates of the prevalence of depression and other common mental disorders at the global and regional level, together with data concerning […]

UNHCR Review of Gender Equality in Operations

Published in 2018

Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

The report highlights needs and challenges, as well as promising field practices, and provides recommendations on how to improve gender equality throughout UNHCR’s work. The main sections of this report focus on UNHCR’s implementation of the commitments to refugee women; integration of gender equality into other services; capacity on gender equality, monitoring and evaluation and […]

Switched On – Youth at the Heart of Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific

Published in 2018

Source: United Nations

This report is aimed at raising awareness of the importance of youth-related, evidence-based and strategic participatory policy making, planning and programming. The current status, challenges and opportunities for the youth of Asia and the Pacific are also highlighted. The report also supports the understanding and practical responses — by governments, civil society, the private sector, […]

Status of Women in the United Nations System

Published in 2018

Source: UN Women

This publication profiles the current status of women in the staffing of the UN and the challenges to the achievement of a 50:50 culture. It provides a snapshot of trends and statistical data on various aspects of the representation of women in the UN system including system-wide accountability as well as findings related to organizational […]

Gender and Economic Policy Management Initiative Asia and the Pacific

Published in 2018

Source: Asia Pacific Regional Centre, UNDP

In most countries time spent in unpaid work exceeds time spent in paid work. In many countries, unpaid work activities are the largest sector in an economy. This module exposes participants to the concept of unpaid work first introduced in Module 1. It explores how unpaid work might be considered – or ignored – in […]