The United States used its veto right 1 time out of 2 vetoed draft resolutions in 2011.
Arms Transfer Revenue: $9,104,000,000
UN Women Government Total Contribution: $6,000,000
**Note; The United States receives 35% 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 75 allegations against civilian, military, police and other peacekeeping personnel in 2011.
Governmental support for women's civil society:
- Engagement in joint government/NGO efforts: Yes
- Funding provided by the government: Yes
The United States receives 60% 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).
"Events," U.S. Civil Society Working Group on Women Peace and Security
"2010 National NOW Conference," National Organization for Women
"Fact Sheet: Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in the United States," Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor
"Issues," National Ogranization for Women
"2011 National NOW Conference Resolutions," National Organization for Women
"2011 National NOW Conference: Daring to Dream: Building a Feminist Future," National Organization for Women
"Women & War Book Launch and Symposium," USIP
"Meeting of the U.S. Civil Society Working Group on Women, Peace and Security," The U.S. Civil Society Working Group on Women, Peace & Security
"The Special Session on Gender at the Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness at Busan," US Department of State
“State of Civil Society Report: 2011,” CIVICUS
"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
"Mainstreaming Gender in the Military & the Security Sector: The Role of Civil Society," United States Institute of Peace
Military Expenditure: $711,338,000,000
The NAP contains no allocated or estimated budget.
Women made up 16.9% of the Parliament in the United States of America in 2011.
33% of ministerial positions were held by women in the United States of America in 2011.
26.6% of law enforcement positions were held by women.
26.6% of judges in the United States of America were women in 2011.
Women's labour participation rate was 68%.
Enrolment in primary education: 92%;
Enrolment in secondary education: 89%;
Enrolment in tertiary education: 100%.