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To answer global protests, tackle new inequalities: 2019 Human Development Report

The 2019 Human Development Report, entitled “Beyond income, beyond averages, beyond today: inequalities in human development in the 21st Century,” says that just as the gap in basic living standards…  


Volunteerism – An Antidote to a World in Flux

Every day, an estimated one billion volunteers make a difference to the people and communities where they live and work. They create social bonds and give a voice to marginalized and vulnerable…  


No development without safety for all

How the SDGs address violence against women.  


Four ways to act NOW

Ending gender violence is a human rights imperative and critical to achieving the 2030 Agenda.  


Gathering "all of Iraq" to understand peace

Iraqi students design activities for people from various backgrounds to exchange ideas about peace.  


Antimicrobial resistance; an emerging crisis

An increasing number of infections are now untreatable--an estimated 214,000 newborns die every year from sepsis caused by antibiotic resistant bacteria.  


Groundbreaking data tackles child malnutrition in Honduras

Taking a comprehensive look at a complex issue rooted in social, economic and environmental factors.  


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

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


UNDP and World Zakat Forum launch new partnership to unlock zakat for the SDGs

The World Zakat Forum (WZF) and UNDP signed a three-year memorandum of understanding to help national and international partners leverage and align new sources of financing for the SDGs  


"Embrace it. It's a strength."

Meet a young woman advocating for the rights of people with disabilities.  

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