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N-Peace Announces New Categories for Civil Society Organization Grants

The N-Peace Network would like to announce some important changes regarding the categories for this year's small grants component.  


My solo ride on the subway

Public transit is often where women, and men, are harassed or assaulted for the first time. Susie Marie from UNDP Asia Pacific's Gender Team considers how we might make public spaces more inclusive.  


Dressed for Equality

Luciana Arlidge of UNDP Asia-Pacific's Gender Team shares her reflections on gender norms and the power of feminist movements.  


Using open space technology for an inclusive development process in Malaysia

Redesigning an inclusive future in Malaysia using ‘open space technology’ to guide transparent, botton-up consultations, allowing inputs into policy and decision-making by relevant stakeholders and…  


Canada to support lesbian, bisexual and trans women’s economic empowerment in the Philippines in partnership with UNDP/Being LGBTI in Asia and the Pacific

UNDP is proud to welcome Global Affairs Canada as a new partner to the Being LGBTI in Asia and the Pacific programme, with the signing of an agreement to support work on economic empowerment of…  


Special Address by UNDP Administrator - UN South Asia Forum on Business and Human Rights

If businesses drive respect for human rights across their operations and value chains, they can induce positive changes in the lives of millions of people that are also directly linked to the 17 SDGs.…  


On the Eve of International Women’s Day, UNDP Appoints New Goodwill Ambassador to Fight Inequality: Top Chef Star Padma Lakshmi

UNDP's newest Goodwill Ambassador Padma Lakshmi will focus on fighting inequality, discrimination and empowering the disenfranchised.  


Gender Equality Dispatch – Issue 3 - March 2019

In this newsletter you will find four original articles from Country Offices featuring Pakistan, the Solomon Islands, Cambodia and Bangladesh, a photo-story on unpaid care and domestic work,  


International Women’s Day

UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner's Statement on International Women’s Day - 8 March 2019. Theme: ‘Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change’  


LGBTI Activists Call for Social and Legal Reforms on Zero Discrimination Day

In order to end discrimination and achieve broad acceptance for LGBTI people across South Asia, coordinated and strategic advocacy efforts to advance both legal and social reforms are needed, said…  

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