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Communication for Empowerment in Lao PDR: An assessment of communication and media needs among ethnic peoples

This assessment was produced under the initiative ‘Indigenous Voices: Communication for Empowerment (C4E) of Asia’s Indigenous Peoples’ in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR). The initiative emphasizes the role of communications as an empowering mechanism to enhance inclusive more

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Communication for Empowerment in Nepal: An assessment of communication and media needs among indigenous peoples

This assessment was produced under the initiative ‘Indigenous Voices: Communication for Empowerment (C4E) of Asia’s Indigenous Peoples’. The initiative emphasized the role of a diverse media and inclusive communication channels as empowering mechanisms to enhance voice, inclusive participation and more

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Community-Based Disaster Risk Management: Gaining Ground in Hazard Prone Communities in Asia

This publication is a guide for facilitators and trainers in conducting training workshops on village level disaster risk assessment and planning. more

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Compendium of RBAP Country Office ‘Good Practices’

This compendium contains 55 good practices from UNDP's development works, primarily in the areas of democratic governance, energy and environment, crisis prevention and recovery, and management.  These were submitted by the 25 participating UNDP Country Offices in Asia-Pacific and showcased in more

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Cracking the HDI: Human Development Indexing Exercise

This indexing exercise aims to demystify the principles and calculations in indexing, taking up the case of the human development index. It demonstrates that indexing is a simple idea and the actual steps can be mastered by anyone with basic high school mathematics. The document is in three more

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Cracking the HDI: Human Development Indexing Exercise 2005

This indexing exercise aims to demystify the principles and calculations in indexing, taking up the case of the human development index.  It demonstrates that indexing is a simple idea and the actual steps can be mastered by anyone with basic high school mathematics. more

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Creating Enabling Legal Environments: Conducting National Reviews and Multi-Sector Consultations on Legal and Policy Barriers to HIV Services

This Guidance Document aims to support country stakeholders including governments, Joint UN Teams on AIDS, civil society partners and others to undertake a review of national laws, policies and practices to enable full achievement of universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support more

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Deoum Troung Pram Hath in Modern Cambodia

This report presents the preliminary analysis of research that was carried out in the rural provinces of Prey Veng and Pursat, and also in Phnom Penh, the capital city of Cambodia. The research examines the links between masculinity, gender, and domestic violence in Cambodia. It aims to further more

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Developing a Comprehensive Package of Services to Reduce HIV among Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) and Transgender (TG) Populations in Asia and the Pacific - Regional Consensus Meeting Report

The Regional Consensus Meeting on Developing a Comprehensive Package of Services to Reduce HIV among Men who have Sex with Men and Transgender Populations in Asia and the Pacific was convened to review and endorse a comprehensive package of services and programmes to support HIV prevention, more

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Discussion paper: Linkages between violence against women and HIV in Asia and the Pacific

While research conducted in sub-Saharan Africa and in hyper-epidemic settings have established that violence against women drives and fuels the HIV epidemic, there has been little analysis done in countries with concentrated epidemics such as those in the Asia-Pacific region, and more