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Being LGBT in Asia: Mongolia Country Report

Being LGBT in Asia: Mongolia Country Report provides an overview of LGBT rights in Mongolia including the current challenges facing and opportunities available for LGBT organizations and individuals in the country. The report encompasses the major discussions, findings, and recommendations from themore

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Being LGBT in Asia: Nepal Country Report

Being LGBT in Asia: Nepal Country Report provides an overview of LGBT rights in Nepal including the current challenges facing and opportunities available for LGBT organizations and individuals in the country. The report encompasses the major discussions, findings, and recommendations from the Nepalmore

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Being LGBT in Asia: Thailand Country Report

Being LGBT in Asia: Thailand Country Report provides an overview of LGBT rights in Thailand including prevailing laws and policies; social and cultural attitudes; religion; employment and housing; education and young people; health and well being; media including Information Communicationmore

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Being LGBT in Asia: Viet Nam Country Report

Being LGBT in Asia: the Viet Nam Country Report provides an overview of LGBT rights in Viet Nam including the effects of laws, policies, media coverage, culture, and social attitudes. The report is based on research, consultations, and the National LGBT Community Dialogues that were held in Hanoimore

Benchmarking National Legislation for Gender Equality

This publication aims to reveal de jure challenges and legal gaps that undermine women’s fundamental freedoms and rights. Based on case studies from Asia, it reviews the legal systems of Indonesia, Pakistan, the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Viet Nam to assess the extent of their legislativemore

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Biodiversity Delivering Results

The publication showcases the achievements and results from projects undertaken around the world by UNDP’s network of 132 country offices and its specialized environment team. The projects face different challenges and constraints but all work to achieve common objectives that are the attainment ofmore

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Blame it on the Rain?: Gender differentiated impacts of drought on agricultural wage and work in India

Using district-level panel data based on national sample survey data for India from 1993 to 2007, this study was to examine how rainfall shocks, which affect demand for labour in Indian agriculture, alter wage gaps between men and women in the agriculture sector. Overall, it was found that suchmore

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Breaking Barriers

This publication includes a compilation of 14 case studies on the successful deployment of free and open source software (FOSS) in select projects from Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe and Latin America. In each case study, the reason for choosing to use FOSS together with the development,more

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Bridging the Gap

Natural resources management and access to and control over resources are identified as a critical concern faced by indigenous peoples throughout Asia. To address this, UNDP Regional Indigenous Peoples’ Programme (RIPP) conducted analytical studies on natural resources systems and their interfacemore

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Building Political Governance Frameworks

For the past few years, the issue of parliamentary strengthening in the Pacific Islands has been growing in importance. Donors and local stakeholders alike have come to realise that most governance issues are highly dependent on the overarching political governance frameworks within which Executivemore