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Conflicting Identities: The Nexus between Masculinities, Femininities and Violent Extremism in Asia

This research is the result of a joint effort between UNDP and UN Women to better understand the relationship between violent extremism and gender power relations in South and South-East Asia,…  


Sustainable Investment – Impact in Asia

The book examines the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a driver of significant transformation in the arena of sustainable investment and also how private capital can complement…  


A Review of Multidimensional Poverty Index and Uses in Asia-Pacific

This report shares country experiences with multidimensional poverty measurement and the MPI in UNDP programme countries in Asia and the Pacific.  


Guidance Note: Leaving Poverty Behind

This guidance note introduces Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI), and how MPI can serve as a policy tool to address these. It also offers guidelines to foster the uses of multidimensional poverty…  


Guardians of the 'Knuckles' range

In central Sri Lanka, the UNESCO World Heritage site is named for its peaks that resemble a clenched fist.  


"For the first time we are making plans for the future."

How women in Sri Lanka are creating a secure future for themselves and their community.  


Next Generation Women, Peace and Security

These case studies chronicle how women and gender activists from N-Peace are using social innovation to respond to ongoing conflict and peacebuilding contexts, whilst rising to address emerging…  


Launch of the Global Parliamentary Handbook on Women, Peace and Security

Members of parliament have an important role to play as peacebuilders.  


Reviving an ancient irrigation system to meet climate change

In the last decade Sri Lanka has been experiencing severe shifts in seasonal rainfall, increased floods and droughts.  


Dengue fever ravages Asia Pacific

In the last 50 years there's been a 30-fold increase in cases.  

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