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Denied Work – An audit of employment discrimination on the basis of gender identity in South-East Asia

This report is the first research project on such a scale examining discrimination against trans people seeking employment in the region.  


Energy Access Projects and SDG Benefits

The study reflected in this report aims to give UNDP staff and project managers tools and guidance on how to improve assessments of impacts associated with clean energy projects.  


3 Ways Businesses Can Respect Human Rights

Businesses can do more to embrace the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.  


Motivating Civil Society Actions to Advance the Women, Peace and Security Agenda

N-Peace has introduced a new chapter to inspire civil society action on women, peace and security in the region.  


Laws and policies that protect rather than punish are what’s needed in Asia-Pacific HIV response

Today, on this World AIDS Day 2018, it is important to acknowledge the positive changes that we are seeing in the Asia-Pacific region regarding the legal and policy environment for HIV and to continue…  


The winners of 2018 N-Peace Awards are…

A doctor providing maternal healthcare in conflict areas in Myanmar, a man working to end child marriage and menstruation taboos in Nepal, and a young activist campaigning for peace in Afghanistan are…  


Between celebration and commemoration: Thai artist Pinaree Sanpitak on the significance of the N-Peace trophies

World renowed Thai conceptual artist Pinaree Sanpitak shares her thoughts on the philosophical crossovers between art and advocacy in relation to the N-Peace awards. She has actively supported the…  


Malta and UNDP join hands to advance equality of LGBTI people in Asia and the Pacific

The Ministry for European Affairs and Equality (Malta) and UNDP have signed a memorandum of understanding, formalizing their collaboration in advancing equality, human rights and social inclusion of…  


Stopping violence to reduce HIV risk and mental health issues among sexual and gender minorities in South Asia

Men who have sex with men (MSM) and transwomen face higher HIV and health risks as well as negative impacts on their mental health due to violence based on sexual orientation, gender identity and…  


Business and Human Rights

The United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, unanimously endorsed by the Human Rights Council in 2011, comprise a set of 31 principles directed at States and companies to…  

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