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United Nations (UN) Content Topic Results

The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
total results: 11  | date published date added a-z

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
July 2012

Trafficking of Women and Girls: Report of the Secretary-General, A/67/170

Publisher(s):
Global legal and policy developments, resolutions, recommendations and discussions are documented. Conclusions and recommendations are provided.
Materials
  • General Material
July 2010

Handbook for legislation on Violence Against Women

Publisher(s):
This handbook is intended to assist States and other stakeholders in enhancing existing or developing new laws to protect women. Included here are a summary of international and legal policy framework, a model framework for legislation on VAW, and a checklist of steps to be taken when drafting the legislation. *See also: Supplement: Harmful practices Against Women by the United Nations (March 2011)
Materials
  • General Material
January 2009

International Framework for Action to Prevent Trafficking in Persons Protocol

Publisher(s):
This framework is a technical assistant tool designed to support UN member states to effectively implement the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, which is a protocol that obligates its ratifying states to prevent and combat trafficking in persons.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2009

Making Disaster Risk Reduction Gender-Sensitive: Policy and Practical Guidelines

Publisher(s):
This publication offers policy and practical guidelines for implementing gender-sensitive risk reduction efforts.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2006

Ending violence against women: From words to action

Publisher(s):
The document highlights and synthesizes issues and concerns related to addressing VAW globally. Promising practices from different countries to address VAW in areas of law, service provision, and prevention are included. The document concludes with recommendations for action in seven key strategic areas.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2004

ABC - Teaching Human Rights: Practical activities for primary and secondary schools

Publisher(s):
This guide aims to serve as a user-friendly tool for human rights education and a multi-coloured umbrella covering a number of basic human rights areas. It offers practical advice to teachers and other educators who want to foster human rights awareness and action among primary and secondary school children, including suggestions for developing learning activities.
Materials
  • General Material

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (U.N. Doc. A/CONF.183/9*)

Publisher(s):
The website of the International Criminal Court states that "the ICC is an independent and permanent court that tries individuals accused of such egregious international crimes such as genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes." It also makes clear that "the ICC is a court of last resort" and "only tries those accused of the gravest crimes." The Rome Statute governs the jurisdiction and functioning of the ICC. It consists of a preamble and 13 Parts. The Statute is available in English, French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, and Arabic languages.
Materials
  • General Material

Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, Supplementing The United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime

Publisher(s):
  Palermo Protocol outlines protocol for working with victims of trafficking and prosecution of offenders Includes definitions, for example meaning of 'trafficking in persons' Organized into four provisions I. General Provisions II. Protection of Victims III. Prevention, Cooperation, and Other Measures IV. Final Provisions
Materials
  • General Material
December 1993

UN Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Publisher(s):
Adopted in 1993 by the UN General Assembly, this declaration defines violence against women. As a consequence of the declaration, the Commission on Human Rights adopted Resolution 1994/45 that appointed a Special Rapporteur on violence against women.
Materials
  • General Material

Making Disaster Risk Reduction Gender-Sensitive: Policy and Practical Guidelines

Publisher(s):
Included in this publication is a policy guideline on gender mainstreaming, and practical guidelines on how to institutionalize gender-sensitive risk assessments, implement gender-sensitive early warning systems, and use gender-sensitive indicators to monitor gender mainstreaming progress. Also included is a summary of the limited global progress in this task so far, and a list of further readings.