Women's Empowerment

Women's Empowerment Reports A-Z


Advancing Economic Empowerment of Women in Africa

As in many sub-Saharan African countries, the informal economy in Liberia provides work, income and livelihood for a vast majority of population, in particular poor women and their families. One of the largest groups that operate in Libe-who constitute over 85% of the sector1. The growth of thismore


Africa Adaptation Programme Experiences: Gender and Climate Change

This paper focuses on the links between gender and climate change adaptation and highlights strategies UNDP's Africa Adaptation Programme (AAP) used to mainstream gender into climate change adaptation policy and increase women's engagement in decision-making.  AAP was launched in 2008, withmore


Experts Meeting on Gender Mainstreaming of PRSPs in Selected African Countries

The objective of this meeting was to provide a forum for concrete and action-oriented dialogue on the important challenge of mainstreaming gender into national poverty reduction strategies and capacity development. Participants worked to develop and strengthen the operationalisation tools formore

Women's Empowerment - Our Work

UNDP focuses on gender equality and women’s empowerment not only as a human right, but also as a pathway to achieving the Millennium Development Goals and sustainable development. UNDP helps coordinate African regional and national efforts to integrate gender equality and women’s empowerment into poverty reduction, democratic governance, crisis prevention and recovery, and the environment.

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