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The Gender Equality Strategy 2008-2011 - first launched in March - embodies UNDP's strong corporate commitment to deepen further our efforts to promote gender equality and women's empowerment. It is...
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Anita Haidary is an Afghan women's rights activist and co-founder of Young Women for Change (YWC), a non-governmental organization aiming to empower and improve the lives of women in Afghanistan. She...
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This report is the result of the National Consultative Meeting that was held in Blantyre, Malawi in June 1999. It discusses the particular energy situation in Malawi with respect to women's...
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This report outlines the problems faced by women in the energy sector of Swaziland. It explores solutions for alleviating women's energy problems in the country and identifies means by which they...
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This article discusses the relevance of gender in the context of macroeconomic analysis, arguing that macroeconomic policies are gender-biased in their effects and that gender inequalities at the...
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This paper addresses the characteristics of electoral processes in post-conflict countries. It examines sources of international standards for women's participation in electoral processes, challenges...
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In January 2004, the UN Office of the Special Adviser on Gender Issues and the Advancement of Women convened an expert group meeting in Glen Cove, New York. The expert group discussed and analyzed...
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This book shares new conceptualizations of methods and techniques for evaluating democracy support and points the way forward to potentially promising new developments.

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Detrimental effects of climate change can be felt in the short-term through natural hazards, such as landslides, floods and hurricanes; and in the long-term, through more gradual degradation of the...
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One of the unmistakeable notes of euphoria during the 'Arab spring' uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia came from women proclaiming that they finally felt safe in public spaces in societies where the...