A joint report by the World Bank Group and the World Trade Organization—marks the first major effort to quantify how women are affected by trade through the use of a new gender-disaggregated labor dataset.

POSHAN Abhiyaan, or National Nutrition Mission, is the Government of India’s flagship program to improve nutritional outcomes for children, pregnant women and lactating mothers.

In this issue, the UNESCO Courier gives women a voice. Political scientists, journalists, sociologists, researchers, writers, and teachers have drawn the contours of the post-pandemic era – whether it is the future of museums, changes in schools, the rise of disinformation, or the challenges of scientific research.

The latest survey on household social consumption related to health was conducted by the National Statistical Office during the period July 2017 to June 2018, as a part of 75th round of National Sample Survey (NSS).The main objective of this survey was to gather basic quantitative information on the health sector: morbidity, profile of ailments

The Government of Ethiopia is committed to being gender-responsive in its policies and programmes. For instance, women currently fill half of the leadership roles in government, and gender units have been established within key ministries to jointly plan, implement, and monitor and evaluate various programmes in the country.

The UNDP-GEF Global Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) Project´s gender toolkit helps ABS professionals in the design of gender-responsive interventions to accelerate gender equality and women's empowerment while at the same time advancing progress on access and benefit sharing.

UNAIDS report on the global AIDS epidemic shows that 2020 targets will not be met because of deeply unequal success; COVID-19 risks blowing HIV progress way off course. Missed targets have resulted in 3.5 million more HIV infections and 820 000 more AIDS-related deaths since 2015 than if the world was on track to meet the 2020 targets.

The Independent Evaluation Office of IFAD (IOE) has prepared a project performance evaluation (PPE) report on the Tejaswini Rural Women’s Empowerment Programme. The project was implemented in India, in the states of Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, between 2007 and 2018.

Every year, millions of girls are subjected to practices that harm them physically and emotionally, with the full knowledge and consent of their families, friends and communities, according to the State of World Population 2020, released by UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency.

“Women’s rights from the ground up” offers examples and guiding questions to help the reader better understand why everyone needs to have clear and defined strategies to secure women’s rights in their land and natural resources work.

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