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COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker Fact Sheets

The COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker monitors policy measures enacted by governments worldwide to tackle the COVID-19 crisis, and highlights responses that have integrated a gender lens. It…  


Afro-pop star Yemi Alade to promote women’s empowerment and a green COVID-19 recovery as new Goodwill Ambassador for UNDP

Alade will help shine a spotlight on the disproportionate impact of the health and socio-economic crisis on the poorest and most vulnerable people, who are often women, especially in developing…  


World peace is not only possible but inevitable

To accept that the individual, the community, and the institutions of society are the protagonists of civilization building, and to act accordingly, opens up great possibilities for human happiness…  


2019 Gender Equality Strategy Annual Report

This annual report highlights UNDP's progress on its Gender Equality Strategy 2018-2021 and key achievements made in closing gender gaps in 2019. The report explores emerging trends and challenges…  



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…  


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…  


Making the Law Work for Women and Girls in the Context of HIV

This publication proposes steps which governments, civil society, United Nations entities and other stakeholders can take to make the law work for women and girls’ empowerment and gender equality in…  


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.  


Almost 90% of Men/Women Globally Are Biased Against Women

The Gender Social Norms Index measures how social beliefs obstruct gender equality in areas like politics, work, and education, and contains data from 75 countries, covering over 80 percent of the…  

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