Women's Information Network for Asia and the Pacific (WINAP)

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6 Dec 1986, Saitama (Japan), as a long-term project at a regional seminar. Discontinued in 2000.


Gather, analyze and disseminate information, statistics and ideas related to women in development in Asia and the Pacific; improve availability and accessibility of data and information on and for women as needed by government policy makers, NGOs, academic and other researchers, general public, women at all levels, especially grass-roots, multilateral and bilateral donor agencies; promote and monitor the effective participation of women in all aspects of national development (especially the more vulnerable groups).

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Facilitates the identification and establishment of new national and subregional information systems for women as necessary; further develops and strengthens existing information systems and networks for women; encourages the use of existing information systems by encouraging and promoting women's participation in these systems as suppliers and users; links existing and new information systems for women with the regional network centre established for the Social Development Division of ESCAP; provides a channel for promoting collaborative activities among women in Asia and the Pacific; assists the national focal points to provide effective means of monitoring the advancement of women's status in the region.


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Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Members in 46 countries
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Subjects *

  • Society
    • Women
  • Information
    • Information
    • Data, Codes
  • Development
    • Development

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 5: Gender Equality



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