What you need to know

Be introduced to a gender lens on your topic and key developments.

Disarmament

IGC Gender & Disarmament Resource Pack

The Gender & Disarmament Resource Pack includes information on gender equality and its relevance to arms control, non-proliferation and disarmament, in addition to practical ideas that can support diplomats in applying a gender lens to their work.

IGC 2019 Commitment Guidance

Quick guidelines on what makes a good commitment, as well as some suggested commitments drawn from IGC's Gender-Responsive Assemblies and the Canadian Gender Pledge.
Representation

Gender-Responsive Assemblies toolkit

The Gender-Responsive Assembly Toolkit is intended for all actors that drive change within organizations, including Director-/Secretary-Generals, Secretariats, Member States, civil society and staff to uphold common standards for gender-responsive assemblies by sharing current actions on agenda-setting, participation, governance, working environment, and decision-making.

IGC 2017 Annual Report

Read up on IGC activities of 2017 spanning from Geneva over New York to Vienna and Nairobi

Going Further

For more in-depth analyses of the topic.

UN Guidelines for Gender-Inclusive Language

These guidelines are aimed at helping United Nations staff to communicate in a gender-inclusive way in the six official languages of the Organization.
Change Management

GBA+

Gender-Based Analysis Plus (GBA+) is an analytical tool used to assess how different genders may experience policies, programs, and initiatives.

The Women at Work initiative: The push for equality

In preparation for its centenary, the ILO has prepared the Women at Work report reviewing the barriers women face in the workforce, including barriers to entering the workforce in the first place.
Type
Trade

Enhanced Headhunters Code of Conduct

The voluntary code sets out seven key principles of best practice, including setting diversity goals, defining the client brief to balance experience with relevant skills, and giving support during the selection process.

New Research & Debates

Stay up to date on current groundbreaking policy and research debates.

Representation

UN Women: Gender equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

“Turning promises into action: Gender equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”, UN Women’s new flagship report, provides a comprehensive and authoritative assessment of progress, gaps and challenges in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from a gender perspective. Read the summary.

The Global Health 50/50 Report 2018

Read this comprehensive review of the gender-related policies of more than 140 major organizations working in and/or influencing the field of global health.
Trade

Agenda of the 1st Workshop on Trade and Gender

Have a look at the agenda of the workshop on Gender-Based Analysis of Trade Policy organized by the WTO and the Permanent Mission of Canada. It is the first of six seminars to support the implementation of the historic Declaration on Trade and Women's Economic Empowerment.
Trade

Reshaping Trade through Women's Economic Empowerment

In this series of commentaries, experts in trade, development and women's rights explore opportunities and challenges in realizing the declaration's goal of economic empowerment of women through inclusion in domestic and international trade.

Essentials

Make sure not to miss these key resources to make gender equality a reality.

Change Management

Sexual Harassment: learn, prevent, protect

Don't turn a blind eye: The University of Geneva's guide against sexual harassment

UN Guidelines for Gender-Inclusive Language

These guidelines are aimed at helping United Nations staff to communicate in a gender-inclusive way in the six official languages of the Organization.
Disarmament

IGC Gender & Disarmament Resource Pack

The Gender & Disarmament Resource Pack includes information on gender equality and its relevance to arms control, non-proliferation and disarmament, in addition to practical ideas that can support diplomats in applying a gender lens to their work.
Change Management Standards

Gendered Innovations

"Gendered Innovations" is a Stanford University, European Commission, and National Science Foundation project analyzing science, health, medicine, engineering, and environmental research from a gender perspective. It offers transformational resources on best practices, institutional changes, and gender based analysis.

IGC Resources

Find out more about the ways in which the IGC initiative breaks down gender barriers.

Disarmament

IGC Gender & Disarmament Resource Pack

The Gender & Disarmament Resource Pack includes information on gender equality and its relevance to arms control, non-proliferation and disarmament, in addition to practical ideas that can support diplomats in applying a gender lens to their work.

IGC 2019 Commitment Guidance

Quick guidelines on what makes a good commitment, as well as some suggested commitments drawn from IGC's Gender-Responsive Assemblies and the Canadian Gender Pledge.
Disarmament

Factsheet on the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) and Gender Equality

The IGC Disarmament Impact Group and Control Arms created a factsheet on the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) and Gender Equality which provides data on small arms and gender-based violence and proposes actions States Parties can take to address these issues including within the context of the ATT.
Representation

Gender-Responsive Assemblies toolkit

The Gender-Responsive Assembly Toolkit is intended for all actors that drive change within organizations, including Director-/Secretary-Generals, Secretariats, Member States, civil society and staff to uphold common standards for gender-responsive assemblies by sharing current actions on agenda-setting, participation, governance, working environment, and decision-making.

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