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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  


ABS is Genetic Resources for Sustainable Development

This publication illustrates the impact of the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit-Sharing (ABS) and national ABS laws/policies on the achievement of the SDGs.  


Trailblazers of local democracy and gender equality in Rakhine

In Myanmar, female village administrators pioneer participatory township planning  


Global Winners of 'SDGs and Her' competition celebrated at New York event

Today, the global winners of the SDGs and Her Competition were celebrated at a side-event during the high-level week of the UN General Assembly. The contest -- co-sponsored by the World Bank Group,…  


Toolkit: Women's Access to Justice

This toolkit presents options for scaling-up work and responding to current deficits in women’s access to justice programming enhancing the impact of UN support by stimulating bolder gender-responsive…  


Violent extremism reopens the conversation about women and peace

“No peace without women,” is a statement we are all eager to agree with. But what are the nuances of women’s participation in peace, conflict and extremism today, and how can understanding women’s…  


Goal 5: Gender equality


The Role of Parliaments as Partners in Women, Peace and Security

Opening Remarks: 62nd CSW High-level Side Event on 'The Role of Parliaments as Partners in Women, Peace and Security'  


Economic Empowerment of Women

"Economic empowerment of women, especially Rural Women: lessons from the South”  

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