• Achievements of the United Nations decade for women in Asia and the Pacific 

      UN.ESCAP (United Nations, 1987)

      Growing world-wide recognition of the unequal participation of women in development culminated in the declaration of 1975 as International Women’s Year and of the subsequent ten years as the United Nations Decade ...
    • Asian women for a culture of peace : report of the regional conference: Asian women for a culture of peace, 6-9 December 2000, Hanoi 

      UN.ESCAP; United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) (United Nations, 2001)

      The regional conference, Asian Women for a Culture of Peace, was organized by the Government of Viet Nam in cooperation with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the United ...

    • Emerging issues of health and mortality in the Asian and Pacific region 

      UN.ESCAP (United Nations, 2005)
      A collection of papers presented at the Fifth Asian and Pacific Conference held at Bangkok in 2002, with the main theme 'Population and Poverty in Asia and the Pacific'. It presents a summary of the situation in the region ...
    • Empowering women economically : illustrative case studies from Asia 

      UN.ESCAP (United Nations, 2014)
      This publication addresses the economic aspect of gender mainstreaming, with a particular focus on gender budgeting and women's economic participation in the public domain. Concrete examples of initiatives from the five ...
    • Fifth Asian and Pacific population conference : selected papers 

      UN.ESCAP (United Nations, 2003)
      The Ministerial Segment of the Fifth Asian and Pacific Population Conference was held at Bangkok on 16 and 17 December 2002. It was organized jointly by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the ...
    • Gender, the environment and sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific 

      UN.ESCAP (United Nations, 2017)
      The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development strives for more balanced development by addressing the economic, social and environmental dimensions holistically. The momentum set forth by this agenda provides an historic ...
    • Gender-responsive budgeting in Asia and the Pacific : key concepts and good practice 

      UN.ESCAP (United Nations, 2018)
      This booklet on gender-responsive budgeting (GRB) outlines key concepts, useful tools and good practices from around Asia and the Pacific. The good practices were identified based on ESCAP's previous engagement with countries ...
    • Integrating unpaid work into national policies 

      United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM); UN.ESCAP (United Nations, 2003)
      The amount of time spent on unpaid work has received considerable attention both in developed and developing societies. Detailed information about the importance of undertaking time-use surveys and using the data for ...
    • Issues, policies and outcomes : are ICT policies addressing gender equality? 

      UN.ESCAP (United Nations, 2002)
      This paper aims to map a regional information and communications technology ICT policy framework and legislation environment from a gender perspective and draw recommendations directed to narrowing the gender digital divide ...
    • Looking into Pandora's Box : the social implications of international migration in Asia 

      UN.ESCAP (United Nations, 2008)
      International migration has become a structural element of societies and economies in Asia and the Pacific. In 2005, the region was home to over 30 per cent of the world's estimated 191 million international migrants. ...
    • Pacific perspectives on the commercial sexual exploitation and sexual abuse of children and youth 

      UN.ESCAP (United Nations, 2009)
      This publication comprises three papers commissioned by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). It provides a gender analysis of commercial sexual exploitation and sexual abuse ...
    • Pursuing gender equality through the Millennium Development Goals in Asia and the Pacific 

      Asian Development Bank (ADB); United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); UN.ESCAP (ADB, 2006)

      The Millennium Declaration endorsed by the world’s governments in September 2000 recog- nizes that gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls are among the most effective ways to “combat poverty, hunger and ...

    • Putting gender mainstreaming into practice 

      UN.ESCAP (United Nations, 2003)
      A compilation of the presentations made at the symposium on gender mainstreaming in the Asia-Pacific region. The foucs is on identifying entry points, approaches, methodologies and tool, to support gender mainstreaming at ...
    • A regional perspective on the post-2015 : United Nations development agenda 

      UN.ECLAC; UN.ESCWA; UN.ECA; UN.ESCAP; UN.ECE (United Nations, 2013)

      As the world approaches the deadline for the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the five regional commissions have come together to propose a joint regional perspective on the post-2015 United ...

    • Striving together : ASEAN and the UN 

      UN.ESCAP (United Nations, 2010)
      Striving Together: ASEAN and the UN traces the evolution of ASEAN from a grouping of five countries in 1967 to a dynamic regional body that has kept the peace among its ten member States and built a series of expanding ...
    • Urbanization and the status of women 

      UN.ESCAP; United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) (United Nations, 1994)
      Urbanization and industrialization in the Asian and Pacific region have promoted the involvement of women in development. Females comprise increas? ing proportions of the number of migrants from rural to urban areas and ...
    • Women and men in the ESCAP region 

      UN.ESCAP (United Nations, 1998)
      The present report, Women and Men in the ESCAP Region, is intended to provide comparable data and analytical information on the situation of women and men in member and associate member countries or areas located within ...
    • Women in China : a country profile 

      UN.ESCAP (United Nations, 1997)
    • Women in Fiji : a country profile. 

      UN.ESCAP (United Nations, 1997)
      The present profile, while highlighting the gaps in available statistical data, attempts to provide a model for analysing and presenting the relevant data in a form that will be easily comprehended by planners and policy makers.
    • Women in Indonesia : a country profile 

      UN.ESCAP (United Nations, 1998)
      Presents some descriptive information on women's role and status in Indonesia as well as statistical data. The aim is to propose additional measures to further enhance the participation of women in education, health, ...