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Gender Equality as an Accelerator for Achieving the SDGs

This paper shows that gender equality is critical to achieving sustainable development objectives and argues that accelerating gender equality leads to a more rapid increase in progress towards…  


Global Policy Network

GPN is the engine for thought leadership, UNDP’s programmatic work and a vital delivery mechanism of our integrator function.  


Stronger, coherent and gender responsive policies needed to reintegrate those returning from violent extremism

There is an even wider chasm between on-the-ground realities and global policies, where the fate of women and children is concerned. Programming must help them earn livelihoods, which can prevent them…  


'Invisible' women; when home is not a sanctuary

The challenges women and girls face in returning to their communities after being associated with extremist groups.  


Invisible Women

UNDP-ICAN global study, Invisible Women: Gendered Dimensions of Return, Reintegration and Rehabilitation.  


UNDP Gender Equality Strategy 2018-2021

UNDP's Gender Equality Strategy 2018-2020. Gender equality is a fundamental human right and a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world.  


Women’s rights are human rights

How the Sustainable Development Goals are building on the progress made by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  


Time to radically change the status quo

One out of three women experience physical and/or sexual violence at some point in their lives. Can innovation change the status quo?  


Women are key to the resilience of our people and our planet

As we look at new, innovative ways to empower women as key agents of change, it’s essential we take gender-responsive approaches to mainstream and accelerate more effective climate actions across the…  


Mainstreaming Gender into UNDP-GEF projects on chemicals and waste

This Guide to Mainstreaming Gender into UNDP-GEF Projects on Chemicals and Wastes was developed in February 2017 to support the chemicals and waste programmes and projects in countries at the national…  

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