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Opening the tap

Binisera Lamichhane Mangar cradles her 2-year-old granddaughter and, with her free hand, turns on a gleaming faucet as the entire village of Gadhi looks on. The pipe gurgles as the crowd hold their…  


Localizing the SDGs: Local economic development and gender diversity

We need to change for the better: the way we live, work, produce, consume, generate our energy, transport ourselves, and design our cities to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, most…  


Preventing violence against women in Elections: A programming guide

This publication, jointly produced by UNDP and UN Women, brings to light the scourge of violence against women in elections.  


Gender Diversity in the State

This publication explores the impact of parity within the civil service on public administration performance.  


Women Have the Right to ‘Freedom from Fear’, say UN Officials

Senior UN officials are calling for an end to violence against women and an end to impunity for sexual abuse.  


‘Freedom from fear’: Ending violence against women

Joint statement from the Executive Directors of UNFPA & UN Women & the Administrator of UNDP  


Global Women’s Leadership Index launched

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development offers an unprecedented opportunity for societies to ensure that women have equal access to lead public institutions on the path to transformative change.…  


A new plan for a new era: UN development agency charts course for development in 21st century

UNDP today launched a new and ambitious blueprint for development in the 21st century at the United Nations headquarters in New York.  


Global South-South Development Expo

Statement at the opening ceremony of the Global South-South Development Expo  


Elimination of Violence Against Women

Int'l Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the 16 Days of Activism, 25 November  

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