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Women Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG) Gender-Related Killing Homicide

Gender-related killings of women and girls: Improving data to improve responses to femicide/feminicide

Violence against women and girls is the most pervasive human rights violation rooted in gender inequality and discrimination, unequal power relations, and harmful social norms.
Report from UN Women, published 2022
Women Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG) Online Violence Female Journalists

The Chilling: A global study of online violence against women journalists

This ground-breaking three-year global study on gender-based online violence against women journalists represents collaborative research covering 15 countries. It is the most geographically, linguistically, and ethnically diverse scoping of the crisis conducted up until late 2022. T
Report from UNESCO, International Center for Journalists, published 2022
Women Sexual Harassment Grievance Redress Mechanisms Women's Mobility

Streamlining Grievance Redressal Mechanisms: Detering sexual harassment on public transport and urban spaces

The gap in the prevalence and reporting of sexual harassment needs to be addressed through effi cient redressal mechanisms. Evidence from Indian cities shows that while the prevalence of sexual harassment on public transport and in public spaces is high, reporting, and subsequent actions taken for redressal are perceived to be low.
Report from The World Bank, published 2022
Women Urban Planning Women's Safety Women's Health

Cities Alive: Designing Cities That Work for Women

This report, by Arup, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the University of Liverpool, offers a novel approach and a clear methodology to directly engage women in decision-making processes, incorporating their needs, concerns, and ideas across all aspects of urban planning and development.
Report from UNDP, published 2022
Women Young Women Financial Crisis Economic Inequality

′Just Getting By′: Young Women′s Trust Annual Survey 2022

This annual survey of over 4,000 young women, over 1,000 young men and over 900 HR decision makers reveals the extent of the financial difficulties young women are facing in 2022 as they come out of a pandemic and into a cost of living crisis.
Report from Young Women's Trust, published 2022
Women Sustainable Development Goals Gender Inequality Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG)

Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals: The gender snapshot 2022

“Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals: The gender snapshot 2022” presents the latest evidence on gender equality across all 17 Goals, calling out the long road ahead to achieve gender equality. It emphasizes the interlinkages among the goals, the pivotal force gender equality plays in driving progress across the SDGs, and women and girls’ central role in leading the way forward.
Report from UN Women, published 2022
Women Women Police Stations Gender-based violence (GBV) Female Police Officers

Gender, Crime and Punishment: Evidence from Women Police Stations in India

We examine the impact of establishing women police stations (WPS) on reporting of genderbased violence. Using administrative crime data and exploiting staggered implementation across Indian cities, we find that the opening of WPS is associated with an increase in police reports of crimes against women of 29 percent, a result driven by domestic violence.
Report from IZA – Institute of Labor Economics, published 2021
Women Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG) Women's Safety Gender-based violence (GBV)

Tackling Violence Against Women: A Study of State Intervention Measures (A comparative study of impact of new laws, crime rate and reporting rate, change in awareness level)”

Report from Bharatiya Stree Shakti, published 2017
Women Home Productivity Social Norms Female Labour Force Participation

What Determines Women’s Labor Supply? The Role of Home Productivity and Social Norms

Report from Indian Statistical Institute, published 2020
Women Female Labour Force Participation Dropout Women's Employment

Dropping Out, Being Pushed Out or Can't Get in? Decoding Declining Labour Force Participation of Indian Women

The stubbornly low and declining level of labor force participation rate (LFPR) of Indian women has prompted a great deal of attention with a focus on factors constraining women's labour supply. Using 12 rounds of a high frequency household panel survey, we demonstrate volatility in Indian women's labour market engagement, as they exit and (re)enter the labor force multiple times over short period for reasons unrelated to marriage, child-birth, or change in household income. We demonstrate how these frequent transitions exacerbate the issue of measurement of female LFPR.
Report from SSRN, published 2021