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Bringing the unheard voices and unwritten stories to the fore

Alisha is part of UNDP’s Youth Empowerment Programme which supports youth development through investment in the 3E Framework (Education, Engagement and Employment). To mainstream and ensure inclusion…  


Defying all odds to serve justice

Senior Constable Meena Khan hails from Gandapur tribe of Dera Ismail Khan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province where strong cultural mores prevent women from working outside their homes. Khan broke from…  


Empowering rural women to support sustainable livelihoods

Life had not been easy for Bibi Hajra as a single mother. Each day started with her travelling long distances to reach houses in a relatively better-off neighbourhood — where she worked as a domestic…  


Building Inclusive Societies

“...without equality and empowerment, we will simply perpetuate today’s paradigm: trying to address all the world’s challenges with only half the world’s assets,” said UN Deputy Secretary-General…  


Building inclusive societies

“…. without equality and empowerment, we will simply perpetuate today’s paradigm: trying to address all the world’s challenges with only half the world’s assets,” said UN Deputy Secretary-General…  


Building inclusive societies

“…. without equality and empowerment, we will simply perpetuate today’s paradigm: trying to address all the world’s challenges with only half the world’s assets,” said UN Deputy Secretary-General…  


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, an…  


Farisa Memon: Strengthening Social Cohesion in Multi-Ethnic Neighbourhoods of Karachi

Farisa Memon is a 27 year old volunteer social worker from Saadi Town, a multi-ethnic neighbourhood in Karachi. Farisa started her social mobilization work by encouraging local young women to enrol in…  


Self-belief, personal motivation, and family support drives women’s engagement in Pakistan’s Tribal Areas

In October 2017, our innovation Positive Deviance pilot project really began to gather steam. Our implementing partner, Humanitarian Development Organization Doaba (HDOD), had been brought on board in…  


Newsletter 13th Edition - December 2016

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as a whole is supporting various governments in implementing the Gender Equality Seal Certification Programme. This initiative aims to ensure that…  

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