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Vicepresident of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child & Director of IDE
Jean Zermatten
" We have to recognize the work done by WWSF (Women’s World Summit Foundation), an NGO we need to respect for its commitment for global prevention, for catalyzing innovative programs for prevention of child abuse thanks to its annual 4 Prize awards, and for making 19 November “The World Day for Prevention of Child Abuse”. I take pleasure in encouraging everyone among us to support its activities.[2007] "
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Women’s section links

I) UN bodies

1/ UN Secretary-General’s Campaign : UNITE

-end violence against women

http://www.un.org/en/women/endviolence/

 

2/ WOMEN WATCH (UN Inter-Agency network)

-statistics and indicators

http://www.un.org/womenwatch/directory/statistics_and_indicators_60.htm

 

-women and poverty

www.un.org/womenwatch/directory/women_and_poverty_3001.htm

 

-violence against women

http://www.un.org/womenwatch/directory/violence_against_women_3004.htm

 

-human rights of women

http://www.un.org/womenwatch/directory/human_rights_of_women_3009.htm

 

-women and the media

http://www.un.org/womenwatch/directory/women_and_media_10123.htm

 

-women and environment

http://www.un.org/womenwatch/directory/women_and_environment_3011.htm

 

-the girl child

http://www.un.org/womenwatch/directory/the_girl_child_3012.htm

 

-rural women

http://www.un.org/womenwatch/directory/women_and_rural_development_10311.htm

 

-calendar of events

http://www.un.org/womenwatch/calendar/

 

-publication

http://search.un.org/search?q=publication+womenwatch&spell=1&ie=UTF-8&client=UN_Website_English&output=xml_no_dtd&num=10&proxystylesheet=UN_Website_en&site=un_org-DESA_DAW&access=p&exclude_apps=1

 

3/ UN WOMEN (UN Agency)

- violence against women

http://www.unifem.org/gender_issues/violence_against_women/

http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/vaw/index.htm

http://www.saynotoviolence.org/

 

4/ CEDAW (Bill of rights for women)

http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/cedaw/

- women and poverty

http://www.unifem.org/gender_issues/women_poverty_economics/

 

-Beijing+15

http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/beijing15/

-statistics and indicators

(on poverty)

http://www.unifem.org/gender_issues/women_poverty_economics/facts_figures.php

( on violence against women)

http://www.unifem.org/gender_issues/violence_against_women/facts_figures.php

 

5/ UNFPA(International development agency)

-violence against women

http://www.unfpa.org/public/home/news/pid/7841

 

-girl child rights http://www.unfpa.org/webdav/site/global/shared/documents/publications/2011/Women-Children_final.pdf

 

-human rights of women

http://www.unfpa.org/culture/index.htm

 

6/ UNDP (UN global development network)

-women’s empowerement

http://www.beta.undp.org/undp/en/home/ourwork/womenempowerment/overview.html

 

-promote gender equality and empower women

http://www.beta.undp.org/content/dam/undp/library/MDG/english/MDG_Report_2010_Goal3.pdf

7/ FAO (UN agency)

-Women in agriculture : closing the gender gap for development

http://www.fao.org/docrep/013/i2050e/i2050e00.htm

 

8/ UNESCO (UN agency)

-gender and education

http://www.unesco.org/new/en/education/themes/leading-the-international-agenda/gender-and-education/

http://www.unesco.org/new/en/education/themes/leading-the-international-agenda/gender-and-education/about-us/strategy-and-programme/

 

9/ JOINT STATEMENT OF ILO, UNESCO, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNIFEM, WHO on the efforts to advance the rights of adolescent girls

-http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0018/001871/187124e.pdf

 

10/ DIVISION ON THE ADVANCEMENT OF WOMEN

-Countries informations

http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/country/

 

-meetings and documentation

http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/documents/index.html

 

-news

http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/news/

 

-publications

http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/public/index.html

 

II) NGO and NGO networks

 

11/ GLOBAL CALL TO ACTION AGAINST POVERTY (Alliance of trade unions, INGO, women and youth movement)

http://www.whiteband.org/

 

12/  UN NON-GOVERNMENTAL LIAISON SERVICE

http://www.un-ngls.org/orf/documents/pdf/ngo.guide/1ngls.pdf

 

13/ EUROPEAN WOMEN’S LOBBY (NGO)

http://www.womenlobby.org/

 

III) STUDIES AND REPORTS REGARDING  VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN (White ribbon campaign)

- « In-depth study on all forms of violence againts women » UNO

http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/61/122/Add.1

 

-« The tragic reality of violence, facing the facts of violence against women and the Millennium Development Goals » UNIFEM

http://www.unifem.org/attachments/products/MDGsAndGenderEquality_4_TragicRealityOfViolence.pdf

 

-« A life free from violence : Unleashing the power of women’s empowerment and gender equality » UNIFEM

http://www.unifem.org/attachments/products/UNIFEM_EVAW_Strategy_2009.pdf

 

-« Call for proposals to stop violence against women » UNIFEM

http://www.unifem.org/gender_issues/violence_against_women/trust_fund_guidelines/2010/UNTFEVAW_2010_Call4Proposals_en.pdf

 

-« Report : Delivering as one on violence against women : from intent to action » UNFPA

http://www.unfpa.org/webdav/site/global/shared/documents/publications/2011/GLOBAL%20CONSULTATION%20ON%20GBV%20-REPORT.pdf

 

-« Programming to address violence against women » UNFPA

http://www.unfpa.org/webdav/site/global/shared/documents/publications/2009/violence.pdf

 

-« Addressing Gender-based violence » UNFPA

http://www.unfpa.org/webdav/site/global/shared/documents/publications/2009/2009_add_gen_vio.pdf

 

-« handbook for legislation on violence against women » WOMEN WATCH

http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/vaw/handbook/Handbook%20for%20legislation%20on%20violence%20against%20women.pdf