Women´s Empowerment

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

    Through a regional joint programme ‘Partners for Prevention’, UNDP, UNFPA, UN Women and UNV have worked together to undertake the UN Multi-country Study on Men and Violence in Asia and the Pacific. The 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.

  • Translating CEDAW Into Law: Cook Islands

    This Report comprises the results of a desk review commissioned by the UNDP Pacific Centre to assess the legislative compliance of the Cook Islands with the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women 1979 (CEDAW).

  • 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.


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