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Investing in an Ageing World: Shifting debates from costs to investments

Published in 2018

Source: Help Age International

This report brings together new work that reconceptualises the “costs” of ageing. It aims to shift the debate from one that is narrowly defined by financing and expenditure to one that focuses on social investment and long-term planning – in short, arguing for more of a positive approach. Its central tenet is that the best […]

Preventing Intimate Partner Violence Across the Lifespan: A Technical Package of Programs, Policies, and Practices

Published in 2018

Source: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

This technical package represents a select group of strategies based on the best available evidence to help communities and states sharpen their focus on prevention activities with the greatest potential to prevent intimate partner violence (IPV) and its consequences across the lifespan. The strategies represented in this package include those with a focus on preventing […]

ARROW for Change – Intersections: The Politicisation of Religion and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (Hindi Translation)

Published in 2018

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The world is seeing a resurgence of religious extremism at national, regional, and global levels, which renews the threat to many of the rights that would be achieved and concretised such as equality of women, of citizens who belong to ethnic and religious minorities, and of sexual minorities. Amid this troubling development, ARROW has published […]

From Disparity to Dignity: Tackling economic inequality through the Sustainable Development Goals

Published in 2018

Source: Center for Economics and Social Rights

The aim of this briefing is to propose a human rights-centered policy agenda to tackle economic inequality and the social inequalities it reinforces. It sets out to illustrate how human rights can provide both a normative framework and a set of accountability mechanisms to accelerate success in meeting this most cross-cutting of sustainable development goals.

CEDAW: Quick Reference Guide

Published in 2018

Source: UNHCR & GCENR

This reference guide highlights key international human rights provisions found in CEDAW that are relevant to women’s nationality rights and individuals affected by gender discrimination in nationality laws, including stateless persons. It is addressed to all stakeholders who may wish to use this international human rights instrument to advance gender equal nationality rights and improve […]

International Migration of Health Workers

Published in 2018

Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development (OECD)

This Policy Brief provides new insights on migration trends for doctors and nurses up to 2008, and discusses the main causes and consequences for destination and origin countries. It presents possible policy responses stressing the importance of international co-operation to address the worldwide scarcity of health workers.

The Global Challenge of Managing Migration

Published in 2018

Source: Population Reference Bureau (PRB)

This Population Bulletin explains why people cross national borders, the effects of international migration on sending and receiving countries, and the struggle to improve migration management. It also examines international migration by region: North America and South America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, Africa, and Oceania, and highlights major migration and development issues, including […]

World Urbanization Prospects

Published in 2018

Source: United Nations

This report presents the highlights of the 2014 Revision of World Urbanization Prospects, which contains the latest estimates of the urban and rural populations of 233 countries or areas from 1950 to 2014 and projections to 2050, as well as estimates of population size from 1950 to 2014 and projections to 2030 for all urban […]

Gender Equality Index 2017

Published in 2018

Source: European Institute for Gender Equality

Eradicating gender-based violence against women is a priority of the European Union (EU) and its Member States. This commitment is affirmed in the main EU gender equality policy documents, most recently by the EU signing the leading regional legal instrument on gender-based violence: the Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence […]

Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in Asia: A Regional Brief

Published in 2018

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Over 60% of the world’s young people between the ages of 15-24 live in the Asia-Pacific region, where in some countries, young people now account for almost a third of the population. Despite the diversity within this demographic, they share many common barriers to enjoying their sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), which includes […]