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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'  

Financial inclusion & 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.  

International Women’s Day

“The Time is Now: Rural and Urban Activists Transforming Women’s Lives”  

Over 450 business leaders and government delegates commit to boost women’s roles in companies

Over 450 CEOs, government leaders and gender, labour and development experts from 25 countries kicked off the two-day IV Global Forum Business for Gender Equality today in Santiago, Chile, committing…  

Mountaineer Samina Baig appointed as UNDP National Goodwill Ambassador for Pakistan

Renowned mountaineer Samina Baig was appointed the National Goodwill Ambassador for Pakistan by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) this Monday, 26 February.  

Uganda's Private Sector adopts the Gender Equality Seal to support the SDGs

The Private Sector in Uganda has pledged to adopt the Gender Equality Seal Certification Programme for Public and Private Enterprises – a model pioneered by UNDP to help organisations create more…  

Regional Organizations, Gender Equality and the Political Empowerment of Women

This report presents key instruments for promoting gender equality and political empowerment of women at the global and regional levels, highlighting challenges, opportunities and successes.  

Opening the tap

Binisera Lamichhane Mangar cradles her 2-year-old granddaughter and, with her free hand, turns on a gleaming faucet as the entire village of Gadhi looks on. The pipe gurgles as the crowd hold their…  

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