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Translating CEDAW Into Law: Cook Islands

This Report comprises the results of a desk review commissioned by the UNDP Pacific Centre to assess the legislative compliance of the Cook Islands with the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women 1979 (CEDAW). The review required the application of 113 indicatorsmore

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UNDP Regional Centres in Bangkok and Colombo Annual Report 2006

Regional Centre Management 2006 Annual Report represents the first joint review of the work of the UNDP Regional Centres in Bangkok and Colombo. more

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Understanding Masculinities

This study is based on qualitative research undertaken in a small community in the province of Punjab in Pakistan. The research aims to deepen understanding of male attitudes and perceptions on gender-based violence and their link to masculine identity.   This is a publication by Partners formore

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Weaving Wisdom: Stories from the Ground

This e-publication is a by-product of the Asia Pacific NGO Forum on Beijing +15 that highlights the personal stories of the nine UNDP-sponsored participants to the forum and provides an overview of their organizations. The stories outline how and why each of the nine women arrived in their currentmore

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Why Do Some Men Use Violence Against Women and How Can We Prevent It?

Through a regional joint programme ‘Partners for Prevention’, UNDP, UNFPA, UN Women and UNV have worked together to undertake the UN Multi-country Study on Men and Violence in Asia and the Pacific. The study, which collected and analysed data from thousands of women and men across the region,more

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Why Do Some Men Use Violence Against Women and How Can We Prevent It? - Summary

Through a regional joint programme ‘Partners for Prevention’, UNDP, UNFPA, UN Women and UNV have worked together to undertake the UN Multi-country Study on Men and Violence in Asia and the Pacific. This is a summary of the study, which collected and analysed data from thousands of women and menmore

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Will Tomorrow Be Brighter than Today?

This Report critically analyses the gender-related issues affecting the promotion of energy access and proposes pragmatic recommendations on mainstreaming gender concerns in strengthening energy access. Specifically, the Report attempts to establish links between energy access, gender equity andmore

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Women's Representation in Local Government in Asia-Pacific: Status Report 2010

This status report aims to deepen the understanding of progress made towards the Millennium Development Goal 3, Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women, by introducing a sub-national measure of women’s political representation. This status report will form a baseline measure of women’smore

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Women’s Perspectives of Peace and Security Vol. 2

This is a collection of stories shared by the second batch of N-Peace trainers who offered their reflections on peace and security in their respective countries during the N-PEACE Training of Trainers in November 2012. more