Women's Empowerment

  • Guidance Note: Gender Statistics

    This guidance note provides a brief overview of gender statistics. It aims to increase understanding and encourage advocating for systemic production of official gender statistics and indicators.

  • Advancing the Implementation of CEDAW in the Cook Islands

    This publication was developed to support an undertaking by the CEDAW Law Reform Committee, an inter-departmental working group established by the Cook Islands Government, to work towards legislative consistency with Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).

  • Why Do Some Men Use Violence Against Women and How Can We Prevent It?

    This study, which collected and analysed data from thousands of women and men across the region, provides the largest multi-country data set on men’s perpetration of violence against women and can inform more evidence-based interventions to prevent such violence.

  • Why Do Some Men Use Violence Against Women and How Can We Prevent It? - Summary

    This is a summary of a study, which collected and analysed data from thousands of women and men across the region, provides the largest multi-country data set on men’s perpetration of violence against women and can inform more evidence-based interventions to prevent such violence.

  • Gender-Responsive Economic Policy Management

    The Global Gender and Economic Policy Management Initiative (GEPMI) is a comprehensive capacity development and policy advisory services programme that aims to help economic policies and poverty reduction strategies deliver results equitably to women and men, girls and boys.

OUR WORK - WOMEN´S EMPOWERMENT

UNDP in Asia and the Pacific supports regional and national efforts to integrate gender equality and women’s empowerment. We are committed to strengthening the capacity of our national partners in Asia and the Pacific to adopt approaches that advance women’s rights and take full account of the many ways women contribute to development. We strive to ensure that women have increased economic control, strengthened political voice and enhanced legal rights.

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