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Women’s rights are human rights

How the Sustainable Development Goals are building on the progress made by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  


Disability Inclusive Development in UNDP

This Guidance Note elaborates on the institutional and instrumental value of disability inclusive development and reflects on UNDP’s comparative advantage and the diversity and depth of interventions…  


In defense of nature: women at the forefront

Women are particularly vulnerable to environmental-related violence; those who peacefully defend their rights should not be persecuted for doing so.  


Investing in youth in Sierra Leone

The annual Social Good Summit inspires young entrepreneurs to solve local development challenges  


A story of survival

The rising digital movements and increasing connectivity expand our opportunities to break the cycle of abuse. UNDP utilizes mobile technology and innovative approaches to end violence against women  


Violence against women, a cause and consequence of inequality

It is a global phenomenon, yet, not much is known about its extent. Data is key for a greater effort that tackles the patterns of violence  


Ecosystems for peace

Growing fragility of land, water and other ecosystems deepens social vulnerability across the Middle East. Solutions for biodiversity can support crisis prevention and recovery.  


Access to justice for all

Increasing access to justice not only strengthens the rule of law in a country but has a direct impact on an individual’s quality of life.  


Will you marry me on the REACH bus?

Across Fiji, rural communities struggle to access public services. Now, these services come to their front door.  


A lasting commitment to development

Exploring integrated approaches to tackling the complex interrelationships that underscore Myanmar's development context  

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