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UNDP Yemen wins acclaimed international Ashden Awards for Humanitarian Energy

A UNDP Yemen project that addresses solar power needs and provides solutions and hope for three frontline conflict communities has been announced as the winner of the acclaimed Ashden Awards for…  


"We will then be unstoppable."

Strengthening the role of women in Sudan's political landscape.  


UN Action Joins The Call of The Secretary-General for a Global Ceasefire

On the occasion of this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, the member entities of United Nations Action against Sexual Violence in Conflict[1] express their…  


Gender lens essential to addressing linked climate change and security crises, urges joint UN report

A new report – Gender, Climate & Security: Sustaining Inclusive Peace on the Frontlines of Climate Change – by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), UN Women, the UN Development Programme (UNDP), and…  


Gender, Climate and Security

Grounded in a series of case studies from research and programming experience, this report offers a comprehensive framework for understanding how gender, climate and security are inextricably linked.  


Justice for Women Amidst COVID-19

Justice for Women Amidst COVID-19 documents major challenges to women’s access to justice in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.  


COVID-19: UNDP urges swift action to address violence against women and girls during pandemic

Governments across the world must act urgently to prevent and tackle the rising rates of violence against women and girls during the COVID-19 crisis by putting stronger measures in place such as…  


COVID-19 sparks urgency around justice for women, new report calls for action

A new report documents major challenges to women’s access to justice in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and puts forth recommendations to accelerate action and push back against threats to progress.  


Gender-based violence and COVID-19

This briefing note provides concrete actions and strategies development partners can take to prevent and address Gender-based violence in the context of COVID-19.  

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