The Russian Federation used its veto right 2 times out of 2 vetoed draft resolutions in 2012 (One draft resolution has gender-sensitive language).
Profit from Arms Transfer: $8,480,000,000
UN Women Government Total Contribution: $0
The Russian Federation receives 0% due to the lack of financial support to UN Women.
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 Russian Federation were involved in 0 out of 60 allegations against civilian, military, police, and other peacekeeping personnel in 2012.
Governmental support for women's civil society:
- Engagement in joint government/NGO efforts: Yes
- Funding provided by the government: Yes
The Russian Federation receives 58% because:
Even though the government is engaged in collabouration with women's civil society, inadequate financial support to women's organisations is provided, there is no special WPS-focus in the work of women's civil society, the number of projects on the Women, Peace and Security agenda in existence is very low, strictly regulating national and international NGO funding (i.e.: labeling civil society organizations as "Foreign Agents" for accepting international funding), and questionably detaining activists and strictly regulating the efforts of rights-based organizations.
"NGO Law Monitor: Russia," August 23, 2016, The International Centre for Not-for-Profit Law
"On the work of Non-Governmental organizations," Information Portal of the Russian Ministry of Justice
Bindman, Eleanor. "The state, civil society and social rights in contemporary Russia," 2015, Queen Mary University of London
"One-week training of trainers on gender-responsive budgeting for Commonwealth of Independent States conducted in Russia," July 26, 2012, UN Women
"Seminar on Gender-Responsive Budgeting for civil servants and GRB trainers held at the Regional GRB Center of Excellence in Moscow," December 24, 2012, UN Women
Military Expenditure: $81,469,000,000
There is no National Action Plan on the Implementation of Resolution 1325.
Women made up 9.15% of the Parliament in 2012.
16% of ministerial positions were held by women in the Russian Federation in 2012.
20% of law enforcement positions were held by women.
**Note: Data is available for 2012. As per Federal Law # 342-F3 (of 11/30/2011), the data on the number of police officers is not to be disclosed.
62% of judges in the Russian Federation were women.
Women's labour participation rate was 69% in the Russian Federation in 2012.
Enrolment in primary education: 93%;
Enrolment in secondary education: 95.31%;
Enrolment in tertiary education: 87%.
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"Constitutional Provisions on Women's Equality," Library of Congress
"Does the constitution take at least one approach to gender equality?," World Policy Center
"Current Legal Framework: Signatory or Ratified in Russian Federation," January 15, 2013, International Models Project on Women's Rights
"Russia Piles on Tighter Abortion Restrictions," February 22, 2012, Center for Reproductive Rights
"Russian Federation: Briefing to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women: 46th Session July 2010," June 1, 2010, Amnesty International
"Increasing Access to Justice in the Russian Federation," October, 2010, American Bar Association
Salikov, Marat. "The Russian Federal System: SUb-National and Local Levels," Rutgers University
Shvarts, M.Z. "The Language of Court Proceedings and Clerical Work at Law-Enforcement Bodies," Saint Petersburg University
"Russia: Domestic violence; recourse and protection available to victims of domestic violence; support services and availability of shelters (2010-2013)," November 15, 2013, Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
"Implementation by the Russian Federation of the Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (2010-2014)," 2015, All-Russian Association Women’s Non-Governmental Organizations
"Violence Against Women in the Russian Federation," October, 2014, The Advocates for Human Rights
"Violence Against Women in the Russian Federation," July, 2010, ANNA Centre for the Prevention of Violence
"Domestic Violence Against Women in the Russian Federation," October, 2015, ANNA Centre for the Prevention of Violence
"Concluding observations of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women," July 30, 2010, CEDAW
"Violence Against Women in the Russian Federation, Alternative Report to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women, 46th session," July, 2010, ANNA National Centre for the Prevention of Violence
"The Role of Women in Russia's Armed Forces," November 26, 2013, Jamestown Foundation
"Codes and the most popular laws," Consultant Plus
"Trafficking in Persons Report: 2012," US Department of State
Hartl, Jennifer Ann. "Human trafficking in the Russian Federation: an examination of the anti-trafficking efforts of the federal government, non-governmental organizations and the International Organization for Migration," Summer, 2010, Iowa Research Online
"Refugee Law and Policy: Russian Federation," Library of Congress
"The Integration of Refugees, Asylum Seekers, and IDPs in the Russian Federation," European University Institute, September, 2013, Robert Shuman Center for Advanced Studies
"Russian Federation," International Organization for Migration (IOM)
"UNHCR Global Trends 2012," UNHCR