Economic & Social Rights

UN Women: Putting the Women’s Agenda as a Priority

UN Women was created by the United Nations General Assembly in 2010 to accelerate progress on gender equality and the empowerment of women. Over the last two years, it has achieved results for women and girls everywhere by supporting efforts to end violence against them, bringing them to the centre of peacebuilding, advancing their political participation and leadership and increasing […]

UN 2030 Agenda

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, International Women’s Day

Each one of us is needed—in our countries, communities, organizations, governments and in the United Nations—to ensure decisive, visible and measurable actions are taken under the banner: Planet 50-50: Step It Up for Gender Equality,” says UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka in her message. The 2016 theme for International Women’s Day is “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up […]

UN 2030 Agenda

From the Millennium Goals to 2030 – a UN Primer

An end to poverty, hunger and inequality worldwide. That and more is the ambitious agenda of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), agreed upon by 193 countries at the United Nations in September 2015. Learn about the Goals and the work of the United Nations Development Programme, a global leader in the effort to fulfil the Goals.

Post-2015 Women's Coalition Archive

Toolkits (Post-2015 Resources)

Tools, Guides, and other Resources on the Implementation and Monitoring of Commitments to Gender Equality and Human Rights, including the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs ARROW SRHR Database of Indicators “An Advocate’s Guide: Strategic Indicators for Universal Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights” The Danish Institute for Human Rights “The Human Rights Guide to the SDGs” Deliver2030 SDGs […]

Gender Based Violence & Sexual and Reproductive Rights

Climate Change and SRHR (Post-2015 Policy Brief)

This brief considers how climate change will affect universal access to SRHR and that the implications have profound ramifications for the new developmental era. Introduction Globally, we are already witnessing and experiencing the onset of climate change. There is mounting evidence that climate change will have disastrous consequences for people and the planet. Climate change is one of the central […]

Economic & Social Rights

Unpaid Care (Post-2015 Policy Brief)

Introduction The disproportionate burden of unpaid care work that women and girls shoulder is a direct cause of the persistence of gender inequality and the denial of women’s and girls’ rights. It is difficult to see how substantial change can be achieved in any related area without tackling this fundamental barrier to progress. Unpaid care work includes domestic work such […]

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Post-2015 Women's Coalition Archive

NEW LINKS Statements by the Post-2015 Women’s Coalition

Expert paper by Post-2015 Women’s Coalition for the UN Women Expert Group Meeting on “ Women’s empowerment and its link to sustainable development,” in preparation for CSW 60 November 2015, UN Headquarters, NY Oral Statement by Sivananthi Thanenthiran: UN Sustainable Development Summit: Interactive Dialogue on “Delivering on a Revitalized Global Partnership” September 26, 2015, UN Headquarters, NY Post-2015 Women’s Coalition’s […]

Resources

2030 Agenda Sustainable Development Goals

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development includes the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 Targets: Goal 1. End poverty in all its forms everywhere Goal 2. End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture Goal 3. Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages Goal 4. Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education […]

UN 2030 Agenda

2030 Agenda Civil Society Watch

Beijing+20: Civil Society Side Event to the UN Global Leader’s Meeting On 27 September 2015, during the UN Sustainable Development Summit, the Post-2015 Women’s Coalition, in partnership with dozens of other civil society organizations, held a side event to the UN Global Leaders Meeting on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment: A Commitment to Action, which was hosted by UN Women […]