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The results are in

5 things we’ve learned about making progress on environmental objectives while addressing gender equality... We know that advancing gender equality is one of the systems changes needed to achieve…  


In the operating theatre, male actors still dominate

For centuries the idea of "going to see the doctor" meant in our collective imagery that we would be going to see a male doctor.  


Women’s Economic Empowerment and Financial Inclusion

Welcome remarks on Women’s Economic Empowerment and Financial Inclusion at Group of 77 and China, UNDP and UN Women  


Do these women need protecting?

Equality between women and men is a fundamental tenet of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.  


UNDP launches first virtual reality film about and with the Roma community

UNDP has launched I am Fatmira, a virtual reality film on the Roma community to challenge the stereotypes normally held about Roma, which remains one of the most excluded and stigmatized communities…  


Towards a more proactive approach to preventing violent extremism

Violent extremism remains a persistent threat to many societies and it has spread across countries, regions and conflicts. More than ever, the world needs a strong and coordinated UN that can fulfill…  


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.  

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