Gender Equality & Women´s Empowerment

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UNDP Global Gender Equality Strategy 2014-2017

Gender equality and women empowerment is one of the core objectives of UNDP in Uganda and is implemented throughout the organization in a two-pronged approach; mainstreaming gender in all core practices and dedicated interventions that empower women and promote gender equality.   UNDP inmore

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Roadmap on Mainstreaming gender into national HIV strategies and plans

On Course will assist governments, civil society and other HIV actors to make clear, concerted and sustainable efforts to address multi-dimensional gender and human rights issues in their national HIV efforts and support increased capacity to achieve gender equality results. On Course is designedmore

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OUR WORK - GENDER EQUALITY & WOMEN´S EMPOWERMENT

Although Uganda has made considerable strides in gender equality, especially manifest in the proportion of women national legislators at 34.9 percent - higher than the world average of 19.47 percent - there is still a challenge to empower women at domestic levels. Maternal mortality rates are still high, with 16 women who die while giving birth every day. UNDP supports the government to create gender-sensitive policies, budgeting and economic plans. It also works towards social and economic empowerment of women at grassroots.

 

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