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Investing in justice for women

Understanding and addressing the common problems women face.  


Nazia learns to dream again

How a young woman has discovered hope through employment.  


Social innovators, leaders, and powerful forces for change

Throughout the Arab region UNDP’s rapidly-growing Youth Leadership Programme is helping young people to become positive change-makers.  


Boosting private investment in the SDGs

A Ugandan business survey highlights the progress and sustainable development opportunities of private investment in developing countries.  


Widening inequality; a universal issue

How the unprecedented gap between the haves and have nots stands in the way of a sustainable future.  


Promoting gender equality in the judiciary

Making legals systems fairer for the women working in and involved with them.  


Dreams take shape from artisanal soap

Albanian women learn new skills - and gain hope - from a UNDP vocational training programme.  


In Costa Rica, women find new strength as business leaders

Costa Rica is leading the world in the protection of its oceans and sea life, and women are becoming more involved in sustainably managing its fisheries.  


Equator Prize 2019 winners announced for local innovative climate solutions

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and partners announced today the winners of the 10th Equator Prize, recognizing 22 local and indigenous communities from across the world. The winning…  


Progress in the implementation of UNDP Gender Equality Strategy 2018-2021

Statement by Abdoulaye Mar Dieye, Annual session of the UNDP Executive Board  

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