8 March 2007


International documents

Secretary-General's remarks at informal General Assembly debate on gender equality and the empowerment of women

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women

General recommendation 19 by the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

Convention on the Rights of the Child

The Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons

Security Council resolution 1325 (2000) 1325 (Arabic), 1325 (Chinese), 1325 (English), 1325 (French), 1325 (Russian), 1325 (Spanish)

Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication
of Violence Against Women "Convention of Belém Do Pará"

International mechanisms

Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, its Causes and Consequences

Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict

International Criminal Court

Special Court for Sierra Leone

International Criminal Tribune for the former Yugoslavia

International Criminal Tribune for Rwanda

Recent studies by the UN system

The Secretary-General’s In-depth Study on All Forms of Violence Against Women

The Secretary-General's Study on Violence against Children

WHO Multi-country Study on Women's Health and Domestic Violence Against Women

United Nations Trust Fund in Support of Actions to Eliminate Violence against Women

The State of the World's Children 2007

Resources of UN entities

Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO)

Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC)

International Labour Organization (ILO)

Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women (DAW)

United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Office of the (UNHCR)

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

United Nations International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (INSTRAW)

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII)

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

World Bank

World Health Organization (WHO)

UN Resources

Guidelines on violence against women by the specialized agencies and other bodies of the United Nations