The United States used its veto right 0 times out of 2 vetoed draft resolutions in 2015.
Profit from Arms Transfer: $10,484,000,000
UN Women Government Total Contribution: $9,333,858
The United States receives 0% due to the high difference between the Arms Transfer Revenue and UN Women Total Contribution.
International HR Documents:
"International Stadnards," OHCHR
Status of Ratifications:
"Multilateral Treaties Deposited with the Secretary-General: Status of Treaties," United Nations Treaty Collection
"Status of Ratifications: Interactive Dashboard," OHCHR
"ATT: Status of ratifications and accessions," amazonaws.com
Peacekeepers from the United States were involved in 0 out of 106 allegations against civilian, military, police and other peacekeeping personnel in 2015.
Governmental support for women's civil society:
- Engagement in joint government/NGO efforts: Yes
- Funding provided by the government: Yes
The United States receives 69% because:
Even though the government is engaged in collabouration with women's civil society, it does not provide adequate financial support to women's organisations, the number of projects and conferences on the Women, Peace and Security agenda in existence is low, civil society space for rights-focused activists (i.e.: racial equality and women's reproductive health-focused activisim and advoacy) is incresingly limited, and mass-surveillance - in accordance with national security and anti-terrorisim efforts - restricts civil society freedoms (i.e.: freedom of the press, freedom of public association).
McKeever, Brice. "The Nonprofit Sector in Brief 2015: Public Charities, Giving, and Volunteering," Urban Institute
"Fact Sheet: Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in the United States," Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor
"Issues," National Ogranization for Women
"Events," U.S. Civil Society Working Group on Women Peace and Security
"Global Security and Gender - A Forum with Sweden’s Foreign Minister Margot Wallström," United States Institute for Peace
"Women Changing the World 2015," Barnard College Columbia University
"2015 National NOW Conference - From the Grassroots Up: Action at the Intersections," National Organization for Women
“State of Civil Society Report: 2015,” CIVICUS
"Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan 2012-2017," Department of Defense
"Assessment of the Armed Services Implementation of the Recommendations Issued by the Commission," Military Leadership Diversity Commission
"From Representation to Inclusion: Diversity Leadership for 21st Century Military," Military Leadership Diversity Commission
Military Expenditure: $596,024,000,000
The NAP contains no allocated or estimated budget.
Women made up 19.65% of the Parliament in the United States of America in 2015.
26% of ministerial positions were held by women in the United States of America in 2015.
26.5% of law enforcement positions were held by women in the United States of America in 2015.
27.1% of judges in the United States of America were women in 2015.
Women's labour participation rate was 66%.
Enrolment in primary education: 99%;
Enrolment in secondary education: 87%;
Enrolment in tertiary education: 89.5%.
"Constitutional Provisions on Women's Equality," Library of Congress
"Federal Domestic Violence Laws," The Unite States Attorney's Office
"The Equal Pay Act of 1963," U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
"Fact Sheet: Promoting Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment," The White House
Mathews, Roderick B., Juan Carlos Botero. "Access to Justice in the United States Findings from the Newly Released Rule of Law Index of the World Justice Project," World Justice Project, December
"Access to Justice in the United States: Ensuring Meaningful Access to Counsel in Civil Cases," Columbia University
"General recommendation on women’s access to justice," CEDAW/C/GC/33
"Refugee Resettlement in the United States," US Department of State
"Refugee Resettlement In The United States," US Department of State
"Home," Office of Refugee Resettlement
"Global Trends: Forced Displacement in 2015," UNHCR
Mossaad, Nadwa. "Refugees and Asylees: 2014," Department of Homeland Security