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In the path of the monarch butterfly

The Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve in the Mexican state of Michoacán is known around the world for an extraordinary migratory phenomenon.  


Bias and backlash

The invisible forces holding women back.  


The struggle for women in politics continues

From suffragettes to modern day feminists, women and men have fought long and hard for women’s right to vote and hold office.  


Recycling waste and creating opportunities for women

For a community in Jordan a new recycling centre represents more than just work.  


Providing hope and support for Yemeni women as conflict drags on

Women become equal partners in addressing urgent needs in their communities.  


Addressing the vulnerabilities that lead to HIV in young women

For many young women and girls making choices which could limit their exposure to HIV, is no simple task.  


International Women’s Day 2020

25 years after the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action set out a clear path on how to achieve gender equality, the world has witnessed remarkable progress.  


Stigma and discrimination can be deadly

Lessons from HIV for the coronavirus response.  


UNDP: 100 percent diversity, zero discrimination

UNDP fosters an inclusive culture where all its personnel have equal opportunities to contribute and progress without biases and discrimination.  


In Tanzania, electricity and clean water comes from a box

Off Grid Boxes provide new opportunities in rural communities.  

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