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International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia “Alliances for Solidarity”

Int'l Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia “Alliances for Solidarity - 17 May  


Job creation for and by women

In Egypt, 12 percent of the population is employed, with a disproportionate share of women among their number. Only about two-thirds of women are literate. Women need opportunities to take ownership…  


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…  


PAVE the way

The rise of violent extremism (VE) over the last decade poses as great a challenge as any to many countries across the globe, a challenge that seems almost insurmountable.  


‘Jane Walker’: Appropriating women’s rights to sell more booze

To celebrate Women’s History Month in March, alcohol giant Diageo has given the world Jane Walker: a female version of its Johnnie Walker whisky brand.  


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…  


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”  


UNDP Thematic Trust Funds - 2016 Annual Report

Report highlights approaches and results achieved in addressing development challenges at local, national, regional and global levels under the UNDP Thematic Trust Funds.  


Not a pipe dream: Gender equality and the end of AIDS

Agnes Lungu, 56, and her husband married off their 15-year old daughter. Up until this day she regrets this decision.  

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