The United States used its veto right 0 times out of 0 vetoed draft resolutions in 2013.
Profit from Arms Transfer: $7,687,000,000
UN Women Government Total Contribution: $8,100,000
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 52 allegations against civilian, military, police and other peacekeeping personnel in 2013.
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).
Pettijon, Sarah. The Non-Profit Sector in Brief," Urban Institute
"Issues," National Ogranization for Women
"Events," U.S. Civil Society Working Group on Women Peace and Security
Coontz, Stephanie. "Equal Pay Symposium: 50 Years Since the Equal Pay Act of 1963," Council on Contemporary Families
"Partners in Peace and Security: A Panel Discussion on the First Anniversary of the U.S. National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security: Progress and challenges," United States Institute for Peace
"Religion, Women, Peace and Security Discussion with Ambassador Suzan Johnson Cook and The U.S. Civil Society Working Group on Women, Peace, and Security," The U.S. Civil Society Working Group on Women, Peace and Security
"2013 National NOW Conference - Stronger Together: United for Equality," National Organization for Women
“State of Civil Society Report: 2013,”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: $639,704,000,000
The NAP contains no allocated or estimated budget.
Women made up 18.9% of the Parliament in the United States of America in 2013.
27% of ministerial positions were held by women in the United States of America in 2013.
26.6% of law enforcement positions were held by women in the United States of America in 2013.
27.1% of judges in the United States of America were women in 2013.
Women's labour participation rate was 67%.
Enrolment in primary education: 95%;
Enrolment in secondary education: 99%;
Enrolment in tertiary education: 100%.
Imbornoni, Ann-Marie. "Timeline of key events in the American women's rights movement 1980-present," Pearson Education, Inc.
"Global Gender Equality Constitutional Database," UN Women
"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
"Access to Justice in the United States: Ensuring Meaningful Access to Counsel in Civil Cases," Columbia University
"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
"UNHCR Global Trends 2013," UNHCR
Ruiz, Ariel G., Jie Zong, and Jeanne Batalova. "Immigrant Women in the United States," Migration Policy Institute
Martin, Daniel, James Y. Yankay. "Refugees and Asylees: 2013," Department of Homeland Security