Ghuncha Gul is a woman farmer fondly known as ‘honey’ by her villagers as she keeps bees to make honey. She also manages a greenhouse.
Read our Deputy Regional Director Valerie Cliff's op-ed for the World Economic Forum.
Find out more about what we're doing to advance gender equality in the region
Read UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner's official statement for International Women's Day, the annual celebration of women's empowerment and advocacy for gender equality.
UNDP collaborates with the National Directorate for Disaster Risk Management and Manututo Municipality to hold a tsunami evacuation drill at St. Antonio Primary School, supported by the International IOM and Red Cross.
Renowned mountaineer Samina Baig was appointed the National Goodwill Ambassador for Pakistan by the United Nations Development Programme.

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