Global Resources

Welcome to the Global Resources Database. This library contains over 3,000 specially selected gender documents picked from over 1,500 sources. It covers longstanding concerns and debates as well as emerging issues. It provides access to research, reports and policy documents, as well as records of good practice, lessons learnt and case studies, amongst other things. Each resource has been summarised providing a brief overview, key findings and recommendations, to help you save time deciding which resources you really want to read.

The database is added to monthly with the latest resources on a particular theme and/or region. We often pick a theme which is particularly relevant, for example, linking in with the theme of a key international gender event or campaign. However some months we like to showcase work from a region or on a theme that is underrepresented to provide space for more marginalised issue and further add to the diversity of our database.

We also strive to make resources available in languages other than English. A number of resources are available in French and Spanish, as well as other languages within the database.

Global Resources - All themes

Global Resources (22 documents found)
Aug 2002
This shadow report, led by The Latin American and Caribbean Committee for the Defense of Women's Rights -Peru (CLADEM-Peru), contributes to the United Nations Committee that monitors the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination... Find out more
United Nations [UN] Division for the Advancement of Women , Jan 2003
In the majority of cases, nationality is crucial to the enjoyment of civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights. This has significant implications for those who do not have nationality such as stateless persons and refugees.... Find out more
Author: M. Sabra, Federal Ministry for Economic Co-operation and Development, Germany, Aug 2008
What interventions are needed to improve the legal position of women, especially in Muslim societies, so that women's rights exist not only on paper but are realised in practice? Drawing on interviews conducted in Egypt, Yemen and Jordan... Find out more
Author: V. von Struensee, Prevent Gender Based Violence, Africa, Feb 2005
The Domestic Relations Bill is a crucial piece of legislation for Ugandan women. It addresses women's property rights in marriage and women's right to negotiate sex, it sets the minimum age of marriage at eighteen, prohibits female genital... Find out more
Sep 2004
The Roman Catholic Church has become the focus of significant controversy in recent years, especially for its views on issues such as sexuality, reproduction, divorce and the family. In particular, its position against the use of condoms... Find out more
Ethiopian Women Lawyers Association, Jan 2003
This shadow report, produced by NEWA and EWLA, offers a critique of the Ethiopian government's CEDAW report by looking at three broad areas: economic and socio-cultural status of women, equality in marriage and family relations and... Find out more
United Nations, Oct 2002
Ethiopia has combined its fourth and fifth reports to the United Nations Committee that monitors the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). This report outlines the status... Find out more
Authors: N. DuvvuryS. Esim, D. Luciano, Jul 2003
How can domestic violence be reduced in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)? This synthesis research paper demonstrates that to make domestic violence policy work there needs to be sufficient budgetary allocations to enable the laws... Find out more
United Nations, Mar 2001
Peru's fifth submission to the United Nations Committee that monitors the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) outlines the status of women in Peru. The government has... Find out more
Author: L. T vara, Center for Health and Gender Equity , Oct 2003
Despite important advances in the last 40 years, are women's sexual and reproductive health rights being threatened? This newsletter, written by the Director of the San Mart¡n de Porres University Medical Clinic in Lima, Peru, highlights... Find out more