Resources on Gender equality

Quel est le lien entre la menstruation et les droits de la personne? Quand commence la menstruation? Quels sont les mythes et les tabous les plus répandus au sujet des menstruations?

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This summary presents a description of the analysis of recommendations made at working sessions of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII). The study also reviews the implementation of these recommendations by United Nations Member States. 

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When Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti on 4 October, it caused the worse devastation since the 2010 earthquake. UNFPA is assessing the needs of affected women and girls, and is providing care, support and assistance.

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This year's State of World Population report explores the life of the 10-year-old girl, whose life is about to take a pivotal turn, either towards expanding opportunities or narrowing ones. As these girls enter adolescence, their potential will be nurtured, with material benefits for their families, communities and countries, or their potential will be limited, depriving the world of their talents and achievements.

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Gender-biased sex selection has emerged since the early 1990s as a widespread practice in parts of the Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) region and now constitutes a significant challenge to the countries affected.

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Le mariage d'enfants est-il fréquent? Comment est-il lié à la grossesse chez les adolescentes?

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This brief explains how UNFPA Supplies – UNFPA’s flagship programme helping countries build stronger health systems and widen access to contraceptives and life-saving medicines for maternal health – supports equality for women and girls.

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En 1993, 45 ans après l’adoption de la Déclaration universelle des droits de l’homme et huit ans après l’entrée en vigueur de la CEDAW, la Conférence mondiale sur les droits de l’homme de Vienne est venue confirmer que les droits des femmes étaient des droits humains.

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In Niger, which has one of the highest child marriage rates in the world, these 16 extraordinary girls refused to become child brides.

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