Welcome to the INSTRAW LIBRARY, a compilation of around 600 publications produced by the former UN International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (UN-INSTRAW), which served as the leading UN institute devoted to research, training and knowledge management to achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment. INSTRAW, along with DAW, OSAGI and UNIFEM, came together in 2010 to establish the present UN Women.

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The Legacy of INSTRAW

In addition to the INSTRAW Library, the UN Women Training Centre presents the publication “The legacy of INSTRAW in promoting the rights of women. A historical record of the Institute between 1976 and 2010”, which intends to pay tribute to the story of INSTRAW as well as to the women’s movements and governments which supported it.

ID: 2005-R-POV-GLO
Reference: Women and Poverty: New Challenges. Beijing at 10: Putting Policy into Practice. (2005). Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: INSTRAW.
Year: 2005
Description: This publication reviews the four strategic objectives from the Beijing Platform for Action (PfA) regarding women and poverty. The major finding of this review is that although there has been some progress made on some of the specific objectives, the big picture confirms that poverty among women is worsening in most developing counties.
Instraw's Mandate: Research
Theme: Poverty
Keywords: Economic Empowerment, Beijing Platform for Action, Programme
Geographic Area: Global
Languages: English
Type of Product: Policy brief
Disponibility: Digital/Text
LinkToFile: PDF FILE