Gender inequality is costing sub-Saharan Africa on average $US95 billion a year, peaking at US$105 billion in 2014– or six percent of the region’s GDP – jeopardising the continent’s efforts for inclusive human development and economic growth, according to the Africa Human Development Report 2016.
This summary details the certification programme process and its advantages for the private sector, governments, and workers. It also lays out a vision for the future: to enhance South-South cooperation and build a network of enterprises for gender equality.
At the heart of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is a commitment “to eradicate poverty everywhere, in all its forms and dimensions by 2030”. By adopting Agenda 2030, world leaders moved past poverty reduction and set out to achieve sustainable development that "leaves no one behind".
This Checklist has been developed to support the integration of gender-responsive components into the implementation of HIV programmes supported by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria (the Global Fund).
These Discussion Paper are intended to support practitioners, civil society and government partners wishing to make the investment case for increased and improved programming that addresses the specific vulnerabilities and needs of both males and females who are affected by or at risk of malaria and TB.
This integrated package of policy support services (MAPS: Mainstreaming, Acceleration, and Policy Support) is designed to support country partners to effectively implement the SDGs and make long-term economic prosperity, human and environmental well-being a reality.
This capacity-building package has been designed for policymakers to guide them on how to promote gender equality across all levels of policy and programming in climate change, and to provide them with the necessary tools to do so.
This brief aims to catalyse and inform discussions about how best to provide health services, programmes and support for young people who inject drugs offering current knowledge concerning the HIV risk and vulnerability; barriers to services; and examples of programmes that may work in addressing their needs and rights.