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Here you will find a selection of the latest reports that affect women and girls, which you may find useful in your research over time. Please revisit this page regularly as new reports will be updated monthly as applicable. Please ensure you follow the author or organisation’s guidelines if referencing and citing from original text. If you have ideas for strong, informative reports that might benefit the Soroptimist International membership, please send the title and link to the resource to hq@soroptimistinternational.org

CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

UNICEF The State of the World’s Children 2016

UNICEF The State of the World’s Children 2017

CIVIL SOCIETY

United Nations a Practical Guide for Civil Society

ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT

Soroptimist International of Americas Women & Economic Empowerment

ILO Report of the Director-General – The Women at Work initiative: The push for equality 14 May 2018

EDUCATION

UNESCO Global Education Monitoring Report Gender Review

FGM

UNICEF FGM A Global Concern

UNFPA/UNICEF Metrics of Progress Moments of Change 2015

FOOD SECURITY

FAO The State of Food Security 2018

FAO World Food Day 2018

IFPRI Global Food Policy Report 2017

FAO, IFAD, UNICEF, WFP and WHO The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World  2017

GENDER VIOLENCE

WHO Global plan of action to strengthen the role of the health system within a national multisectoral response to address interpersonal violence, in particular against women and girls, and against children

ACUNS Femicide Volume V11

G7 Gender Roadmap

Turning Promises into Action: Gender Equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

GLOBAL POPULATION

UNFPA The State of The World’s Population 2016

UNFPA The State of The World’s Population 2017

HUMAN RIGHTS

Report of the Secretary General on Women and Peace and Security 9 October 2018

Human Rights Watch World Report 2017

HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH World Report 2018

OHCHR Report 2016

HUMAN TRAFFICKING

UNODC Global Report on Trafficking in Persons 2016

UNODC Global Study on Smuggling of Migrants 2018

SDGS

UNEP The Principles For Positive Impact Finance

Women’s Major Group HLPF Position Paper 2018

WATER

Making Every Drop Count: An Agenda for Water Action/Outcome Document 2018

World Bank 2017 Turbulent Waters: Pursuing Water Security in Fragile Contexts

WHO Progress on Drinking Water, Sanitation and Hygiene 2017

World Bank The Rising Tide: A New Look at Water and Gender

UNESCO WWAP Migration and its interdependencies with water scarcity, gender and youth employment

WOMEN IN PRISON & GLOBAL PRISON TRENDS

Penal Reform Global Prison Trends 2017

Women, Water & Leadership Webinar Presentation

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