Women's Empowerment

  • Deoum Troung Pram Hath in Modern Cambodia

    This report presents the preliminary analysis of research that examines the links between masculinity, gender, and domestic violence in Cambodia.

  • Understanding Masculinities

    This study is based on qualitative research undertaken in a small community in the province of Punjab in Pakistan. The research aims to deepen understanding of male attitudes and perceptions on GBV and their link to masculine identity.

  • Making a Difference - GBV in Cambodia

    This study analyses interventions where volunteerism has played or is playing a significant role in the prevention of and response to gender-based violence (GBV) in Cambodia.

  • Assessing gender responsive local capacity development in Indonesia

    This study presents important research on the Indonesian experience of gender responsive capacity development at the local level. It provides insight into the kinds of gender-responsive capacity development programmes that are being initiated in Indonesia, as well as an assessment of their effectiveness.

  • Gender and Climate Change: Impact and Adaptation

    This report consolidates the experiences, discussions and inputs of the gender specialists, climate change experts and UNDP Country Office focal points working within environment/sustainable-development who attended the CoP workshop.


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.