United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women (DAW) Content Topic Results
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In accordance with its multi-year programme of work for 2007-2009, the Commission on the Status of Women will consider "Financing for gender equality and the empowerment of women" as its priority theme during its fifty-second session in 2008. In order to contribute to a further understanding of the issue and to assist the Commission in its deliberations, the United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women convened an Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on the topic. The EGM was hosted by the Government of Norway in Oslo, from September 4-7 2007. Themes include:
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Violence against women: A statistical overview, challenges and gaps in data collection and methodology and approaches for overcoming themPublisher(s):
This report provides information regarding the General Assembly of the United Nations' adoption of a resolution entitled "In-depth study on all forms of violence against women." The resolution requests the Secretary-General to conduct an in-depth study on all forms and manifestations of violence against women. This report offers background information on data collection, a summary of the discussion and objectives of the expert group meeting, and recommendations for collecting data on violence against women, improving population-based surveys and enhancing service-based data.