Gender equality

Gender equality component promotes equal opportunities for women and men, ensures gender equality and prevents gender-based violence with a special focus on more vulnerable and marginal women, adolescents and youths. The UNFPA will deliver active evidence-based policy dialogue, know-how transfer and technical assistance to the country to address the following: 

Gender equality component promotes equal opportunities for women and men, ensures gender equality and prevents gender-based violence with a special focus on more vulnerable and marginal women, adolescents and youths. The UNFPA will deliver active evidence-based policy dialogue, know-how transfer and technical assistance to the country to address the following: 
1. Development of a new long-term national policy document on gender equality to incorporate recommendations of the universal periodic review and define obligations of the country with regard to reproductive rights of people of Kazakhstan with a focus on vulnerable groups, including adolescents and young people, improvement of access to SRH services and appropriate information, prevention of gender-based violence and early/forced marriages;
2. Strengthening coordinated institutional mechanisms to ensure inter-sector response to gender-based violence;
3. Strengthening partner relationships of government, civil society and religious organizations in order to facilitate gender equality and prevent gender-based violence and early/forced marriages; and
4. Promote approaches to change gender relations and engage men and boys into solving problems of gender inequality and gender-based violence.