Baseline study on gender norms and stereotypes in the countries of the Eastern Partnership

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UN Women Europe and Central Asia/ UNFPA Europe and Central Asia

Women and men in Eastern Partnership countries generally perceive that there has been progress towards achieving gender equality. However, harmful stereotypes and perceptions about women’s and men’s roles persist in society.

"Baseline Study on gender norms and stereotypes in the countries of the Eastern Partnership" covers six Eastern Partnership countries (EaP), i.e., Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine. The study aims to identify and understand the prevalence of gender stereotypes among both women and men in the EaP across a range of thematic areas, including employment and leadership, household dynamics, gender-based violence, sexual relationships and reproductive health. Based on the data found, the study presents a number of insights into existing gender norms and stereotypes and provides recommendations for each of the six countries, which can inform future programme design.

Baseline Study was developed within the scope of the “EU4Gender Equality: Together against gender stereotypes and gender-based violence” programme, funded by the European Union, implemented jointly by UN Women and UNFPA.

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