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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…  


Mounting a digital defence in the fight against coronavirus

A look at the way technology can meet the many challenges thrown up by a global pandemic.  


The unequal effects of coronavirus

Protecting Mexico's women from the pandemic's consequences.  


World Health Day celebrates nurses and midwives

Supporting those on the front lines of the coronavirus.  


A ceasefire is necessary to protect Yemen from coronavirus

Preparing for a pandemic in one of the most fragile countries on earth.  


Peru embarks on a comprehensive approach to COVID-19

As cases rise, the country prepares for the wide-ranging coronavirus, particularly among the most vulnerable.  


Could coronavirus lead to a “positive peace”?

Designing a humanitarian response that leads to more resilient societies.  


Arab states step up response to coronavirus

Almost all nations are taking precautions by closing borders, schools, and public places.  


COVID-19: Looming crisis in developing countries threatens to devastate economies and ramp up inequality

Income losses are expected to exceed $220 billion in developing countries, and nearly half of all jobs in Africa could be lost.  


UNDP support for coronavirus-affected countries goes beyond health

The Global Humanitarian Response Plan addresses the deterioration of human rights, social cohesion, livelihoods and protecting the most vulnerable.  

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