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  copgenderperspective50.jpg     Education for a Culture of Peace in a Gender Perspective
Betty A. Reardon
Educational tool published in English and more recently in French.  More...


  efa_sm.gif     EFA Global Monitoring Report

The Leap to Equality - Gender and Education for All  More...


  gender_kenya_sm.jpg     Gender Inequalities in Kenya

The papers in this volume are a selection of those presented at the Conference on Understanding Gender Inequalities in Kenya, held at Egerton University, Kenya, from 5th to 8th April 2004.  More...


  hrwomen50.gif     Human Rights of Women

A Collection of International and Regional Normative Instruments  More...


  HRconcepts50.jpg     Human Rights: Concepts and Standards

Available in English only.  More...


  HRchallenges50.jpg     Human Rights: New Dimensions and Challenges

Avalaible in English only.  More...


  HRprotection50.jpg     Human Rigths: International Protection, Monitoring, Enforcement

Available in English only.  More...


  maleroles_50.jpg     Male Roles, Masculinities and Violence: A Culture of Peace Perspective
Edited by Ingeborg Breines, Robert Connell and Ingrid Eide
Crucial questions on the connections between men and masculinity on the one hand and peace and war on the other have, until now, rarely been tackled.  More...


  discrimination50.gif     The Struggle Against Discrimination

A Collection of International Instruments adopted by the United Nations System  More...


  womens agenda50.jpg     Towards a Women's Agenda for a Culture of Peace

Available in English and Spanish.  More...


  women_peaceafrica50.gif     Women and Peace in Africa: Case Studies on Traditional Conflict Resolution Practices

This book is a collection of case studies undertaken in the mid 1990’s within the framework of the Women and A Culture of Peace Programme (1996-2001).  More...


  notowar50.jpg     Women Say No to War

Available in English and French.  More...


  bioethics cover50.jpg     Women's Rights and Bioethics

This second book in the UNESCO Ethics series addresses the new forms of discrimination women face due to technological progress in biomedicine.  More...


  gender_asia_sm.gif     Women’s/Gender Studies in Asia-Pacific

Women’s/Gender Studies exist in various forms in many institutions throughout the Asia-Pacific region. This volume seeks to bring many different perspectives within the region together for comparative analysis.  More...



      What Went Wrong with the Women's Revolution?
John Mathiason - October 2005
Factors Impeding Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action  More...


      Women in the Judiciary in Latin America: An Overview of Progress and Gaps
Maritza Formisano, Valentine M. Moghadam - November 2005
The political-juridical structure has been a key domain for feminist activism and gender analysis alike.  More...


      The Quest for Gender Equality in Burkina Faso
Scholastique Kompaoré and Brenda Gael McSweeney, with Jennifer Hilda Frisanco - March 2007
Available only in English  More...


      Le travail des femmes en République démocratique du Congo : exploitation ou promesse d’autonomie ?
Rosalie Malu Muswamba - March 2006


      The "Feminization of Poverty" and Women's Human Rights
Valentine Moghadam - July 2005
For programs to eliminate or alleviate poverty there must be attention to gender inequality and women’s human rights.  More...


      Regional Consultation on Empowering Women in the Great Lakes Region
Eunice Smith & Valentine Moghadam - July 2005
Consultation Report  More...


      Empowering Women in the Great Lakes Region: Violence, Peace and Women's Leadership
Aili Mari Tripp - July 2005
Background Paper  More...


      The history of International Women's Day
UNESCO - 8 March 2005
International Women's Day, formalized by the United Nations in 1977, not only reminds us about the victories of women, but also invites us to reflect upon the role and status of women in the world at large.  More...


  pf_casini_sm.jpg     Interview with Pier Ferdinando Casini: ‘No democracy without partnership between men and women.’
UNESCO - Sector for Social and Human Sciences - 2009-01
in SHSviews 23  More...


  d_wathika_sm.jpg     Interview with Dick Wathika: “Racism hampers development”
UNESCO - Sector for Social and Human Sciences - 2007-06
in SHSviews 17  More...


  interview16_sm.jpg     Interview with Nouzha Guessous-Idrissi and Saadia Belmir: “Bioethics and women’s rights: a meeting of minds”
UNESCO - Sector for Social and Human Sciences - 2007-03
in SHSviews 16  More...


  z_kamal_sm.jpg     Interview with Zahira Kamal: “We are not on the agenda of the men”
UNESCO - Sector for Social and Human Sciences - 2005-09
in SHS Newsletter 10  More...


  t_nasrin_sm.jpg     Viewpoint - Taslima Nasrin, Winner of the 2004 UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize
UNESCO - Sector for Social and Human Sciences - 2005-01
in SHS Newsletter 07  More...


      Women in Personal Status Laws: Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria
Gihane Tabet, edited and supervised by Valentine Moghadam - 2005
The objective of this paper is to explain the legal system as it pertains to women's rights in the Middle East.  More...


      Cultures, Conventions, and the Human Rights of Women
Valentine Moghadam& Manilee Bagheritari - 2005
Examining the Convention for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage,and the Declaration on Cultural Diversity  More...



      Asian Women’s Plan of Action for a Culture of Peace and Sustainable Development

Adopted in Hanoi, Viet Nam, 9 December 2000  More...


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