For the most comprehensive collection of resources on gender inequality and women, please see RefWorld on Gender Inequality and Women.
For the most comprehensive collection of resources on children, please see RefWorld on Children.
There you will find an extensive collection of regularly updated legal, policy, and operational materials.
See below for the most relevant links about immigration detention in the Asia Pacific region:
Handbooks, Toolkits and Guidelines
Guidelines on International Protection n.1: Gender-Related Persecution within the context of Article 1A (2) of the 1951 Convention and/or its 1967 Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees (May 2002)
These Guidelines provide substantive and procedural guidance on the determination of refugee status of individuals on the basis of their gender identity.
This tool aims at building partnerships with refugee women and men of all ages and backgrounds by promoting participation through discussions on specific protection risks they face.
This toolkit seeks to build capacity for NGOs and individuals to advocate on national issues relevant to immigrant and refugee women.
This Handbook aims to provide field practitioners with guidance on gender analysis, planning and actions to ensure that the needs, contributions and capacities of women, girls, boys and men are considered in all aspects of humanitarian response.
These Guidelines provide humanitarian actors with a set of minimum interventions in all sectors to prevent and respond to gender-based violence.
This manual aims at improving international and local capacity to address gender-based violence (GBV) in refugee, internally displaced, and post-conflict settings
Reports and Publications
Gender Audit reports
A new era for girls: Taking stock on 25 years of progress for girls
This edition is devoted to gender equality and refugee women.
This report summarizes a series of dialogues with over 1,000 refugee, asylum-seeking and internally displaced women and girls in seven locations around the world.
This report sets out the progress that UNHCR staff, partners and displaced women and girls have made in follow up to the Dialogues with refugee women organized between 2010-2011.
This is the report from a workshop that was organized to raise awareness of the need to engage men and boys, to look at successful models for such engagement, and to develop country-level strategies for strengthening the engagement of men and boys to end sexual and gender-based violence.
This conclusion recognizes that the identification of women and girls at risk can present particular challenges because women and girls are often less visible in displaced populations than men and boys. It calls on UNHCR and States to adopt prevention strategies, individual responses and solutions.
This article explores the cultural background contributing to the unique pressure on women refugees from Southeast Asia as they attempt to acculturate to life in the West.
This report provides a summary of the Training of the Trainers workshop that the Women and Girls at Risk Working Group of APRRN organised in 2012.