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Human Trafficking and HIV: Exploring Vulnerabilities and Responses in South Asia

In an effort to reduce the dual vulnerabilities of trafficking and HIV among women and girls through greater understanding of the issues and the current state of play in the region, UNDP convened a Rapid Assessment Studies (RAS) in six South Asian countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India,more

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ICT and Human Development: Towards Building a Composite Index for Asia

This quantitative study was undertaken as an exercise for the preparation of UNDP’s Regional Human Development Report ‘Promoting ICT for Human Development in Asia: Realising the Millennium Development Goals.’ The study concludes that while availability or supply-side indicators of ICT aremore

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ICT in Disaster Management

This APDIP e-Note looks at how information and communications technology (ICT) is being used in disaster management. It provides a broad overview of the role ICT plays in the disaster management process. It examines the interplay between different ICT media and the stakeholders involved in allmore

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Implementing the Paris Declaration in Aid Effectiveness

UNDP’s engagement on capacity development and strengthening ownership UNDP’s involvement in the Paris Declaration process is two-pronged: 1) to engage on development cooperation issues, specifically the quality of aid, within the context of the achievement of the MDGs and other internationallymore

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Indigenous Peoples and the Human Rights-Based Approach to Development

The publication reflects a human rights-based approach to development, seeking to examine the development policies of agencies and organizations from a human rights-based perspective. It represents a step in a dialogue process in which key development financing institutions are engaging withmore

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Indigenous Voices in Asia-Pacific

This report presents the highlights of five country assessments that were undertaken between 2009 and 2011 to identify the communication and information needs of indigenous peoples. In identifying the main challenges and opportunities for indigenous peoples and their development, the assessmentsmore

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Indigenous Women and Decision-Making

This training manual has been developed to address the power relationships that influence the daily lives of indigenous women at a community level. It focuses on the decision-making roles and responsibilities that are an integral part of an indigenous woman’s daily or regular life experience, andmore

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Indigenous Women and the United Nations System

The case studies that have been drawn from Africa, Asia and Latin America show how important it is to strengthen local initiatives by systematically building solidarity, alliances and partnerships within and across borders while respecting the point of view of the poor and the underserved. The casemore

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Innovative Approaches - Arts and Media AIDS Advocacy Initiative

The UNDP regional HIV, Health and Development Team in Bangkok has initiated a publication series to highlight novel HIV programming and partnership building being carried out by UNDP country offices and partners in the Asia-Pacific Region. The “Innovative Approaches” series aims to highlight andmore

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Innovative Approaches - Decentralizing AIDS Responses: Local Government

The UNDP regional HIV, Health and Development Team in Bangkok has initiated a publication series to highlight novel HIV programming and partnership building being carried out by UNDP country offices and partners in the Asia-Pacific Region. The “Innovative Approaches” series aims to highlight andmore