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  • Regional Workshop on Women’s Participation in Local GovernanceRegional Workshop on Women’s Participation in Local GovernanceMay 8, 2015The workshop sought to reinforce cross-regional partnership by bringing together governments, multilateral and bilateral agencies and civil society leaders to jointly determine a course of action to achieve greater and more effective women’s leadership in improving participatory local governance.

  • Gender Equality: Women’s participation and leadership in governments at the local levelGender Equality: Women’s participation and leadership in governments at the local levelDec 12, 2014This report provides research and analysis of the underlying causes for this problem to help policymakers and all stakeholders who are trying to improve participation and leadership by women leading to also security and safety of women in the region.

  • Guidance Note: Gender StatisticsGuidance Note: Gender StatisticsNov 10, 2014This guidance note provides a brief overview of gender statistics. It aims to increase understanding and encourage advocating for systemic production of official gender statistics and indicators.

  • GEPMI Module 10 – Gender, Economics and the EnvironmentGEPMI Module 10 – Gender, Economics and the EnvironmentNov 1, 2014This module introduces definitions, concepts and analytical approaches necessary to incorporate environmental issues into gender-responsive economic policy.

  • Asia-Pacific GEM: Quarterly Newsletter on Gender and Macroeconomic IssuesAsia-Pacific GEM: Quarterly Newsletter on Gender and Macroeconomic IssuesMar 28, 2014Asia-Pacific GEM, a quarterly newsletter, aims to share news related to gender and macroeconomic issues in the Asia-Pacific region.

  • Promoting Resilient Housing and Secure Tenure in a Changing ClimatePromoting Resilient Housing and Secure Tenure in a Changing ClimateJan 27, 2014This brief addresses issues and development challenges in urbanization such as land planning and management, tenure security, and adapting existing housing to current and future climate threats.

  • Why Do Some Men Use Violence Against Women and How Can We Prevent It?Why Do Some Men Use Violence Against Women and How Can We Prevent It?Sep 10, 2013This study, which collected and analysed data from thousands of women and men across the region, provides the largest multi-country data set on men’s perpetration of violence against women and can inform more evidence-based interventions to prevent such violence.

  • Why Do Some Men Use Violence Against Women and How Can We Prevent It? - SummaryWhy Do Some Men Use Violence Against Women and How Can We Prevent It? - SummarySep 10, 2013This is a summary of a study, which collected and analysed data from thousands of women and men across the region, provides the largest multi-country data set on men’s perpetration of violence against women and can inform more evidence-based interventions to prevent such violence.

  • Women’s Perspectives of Peace and Security Vol. 2Women’s Perspectives of Peace and Security Vol. 2Aug 2, 2013The stories were shared by the second batch of N-Peace trainers who offered their reflections on peace and security in their respective countries during the N-PEACE Training of Trainers in November 2012.

  • GEPMI Module 11 – Gender and FinanceDec 1, 2012This module provides an overview of the role of finance, and particularly monetary policy, in development from a gender perspective.

  • GEPMI Module 05 – Employment and Labour MarketsDec 1, 2012The module introduces a gender analysis of employment and labour markets in the context of Asia and the Pacific, including labour supply issues and the segmented structure of employment, to create a fuller picture of time and resource allocation.

  • Women’s Perspectives of Peace and Security Vol. 1Women’s Perspectives of Peace and Security Vol. 1Sep 19, 2012This publication offers perspective pieces shared by the women who have impressive profiles and personal experiences of heroism, coupled with professional expertise of being champions for peace and equality in their countries.

  • Gender Equality in Elected Office in Asia Pacific: Six Actions to Expand Women’s EmpowermentSep 10, 2012This publication provides an overview of women’s political representation in Asia-Pacific member states, and reviews the impact of series of six fast-track institutional reforms which can contribute towards the attainment of gender equality in elected office.

  • GEPMI Module 12 – Good Governance, Public Financial Management and Gender-Responsive BudgetingSep 1, 2012This module explains broadly the key characteristics of good governance. It discusses the value of expenditure side and revenue side analysis of budgets and explores the experiences in gender-responsive budgeting in countries in the Asia-Pacific region.

  • GEPMI Module 09 – Gender and TradeSep 1, 2012This module analyses the relationship between gender and trade. It describes the linkages between the two at the micro, meso, and macro levels to inform development policies.

  • GEPMI Module 08 – Gender and Macroeconomic Strategies in Asia and the Pacific Sep 1, 2012The module helps participants develop the skills needed to evaluate the extent to which development strategies incorporate gender perspectives into their policy assessments and proposals.

  • GEPMI Module 07 – Gender and MacroeconomicsSep 1, 2012This module enables participants to establish a foundation in gender-responsive macroeconomics. It introduces and elaborates on some key aspects of macroeconomics, including social accounting frameworks, the circular flow of income and product, domestic absorption, the multiplier, the accelerator and two-gap analysis.

  • GEPMI Module 06 – Gender and PovertySep 1, 2012This module introduces definitions and measurement of poverty and explores how gender dynamics influence poverty as policy makers typically define it, stressing the importance of the household as a social institution.

  • GEPMI Module 04 – Gender, Data and IndicesSep 1, 2012This module introduces participants to the use of data, statistics, indicators and indices in gender-responsive economics and economic policy-making, highlighting that standard indices and indicators often fail to reflect gender issues because of priority given to data reflecting economic rules, market transactions, and those with paid work.

  • GEPMI Module 03 – Unpaid WorkSep 1, 2012The module suggests general guidelines for policy making regarding unpaid work. It also offers reflections on whether or not, and how, unpaid care work can be measured or valued.