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UN Women is a lead technical partner for supporting gender mainstreaming in the programme. In 2021, in addition to the establishment of partnership, as a result of UN Women’s advocacy and technical support, a Gender Action Plan has been developed, with an aim for enhancing the gender responsiveness of the programme interventions, at a total cost of USD 173 million. The Gender Action Plan has been integrated into the Project Management Manual for local government partners for guiding implementation at 10 pilot counties in Hunan from 2022 to 2026.
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This 10-year implementation of the National Target Programme on New Rural Development has resulted in significant improvements in the socio-economic development of rural Vietnam. By the end of 2020, 62.4 per cent of rural communes met the New Rural Development standard; the average attainment of the NRD criteria was 16.4 out of a total of 19 criteria. Despite such remarkable improvements, there are still sizable gender gaps in terms of employment, property ownership, and access to public services in rural areas, especially in poor districts and communes. The burden of unpaid care work hinders equal access for women to opportunities; gender-based violence remains high at places.
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The two National Target Programs on New Rural Development and Sustainable Poverty Reduction for the period 2016-2020 have achieved important results. There have been more than 6 million people escaping poverty, approximately 2 million people escaping near poverty; 62.4 per cent of communes met the New Rural Development standard. However, there are still sizable gender gaps in terms of employment, property ownership, and access to public services in rural areas, especially in poor districts.
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Transport is one of the most important elements of national infrastructure and a key to gender equality. Women’s opportunities to access paid work are reduced when there is poor investment in gender responsive transport infrastructure.
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The Report serves a timely need to develop a comprehensive profile of rural women in the shifting landscape of Pakistan that includes the commitments to the SDGs, information technologies and environmental change, highlighting opportunities and obstacles to their development, and to provide evidence and recommendations for action and advocacy by relevant stakeholders (government, civil society and international donors) that can influence and enhance their economic and social wellbeing. A series...
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Women in India are key leaders and agents of ecorestoration in preserving India’s forests. Yet limited policy priority and implementation is given to the needs of women.
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This joint UN Women and OHCHR publication is intended as a tool to guide and support the adoption and effective implementation of laws, policies and programmes to ensure women's access, use and control over land and other productive resources.
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This report highlights the gender gaps which persist to barricade women in agricultural productivity and developments.
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In the Western Indian state of Gujarat, UN Women has funded an energy conversation programme in the districts of Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar.
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The literature on Pacific Island women and agriculture is scattered across many academic disciplines and development project reports. This review and annotated bibliography is a first step in uniting these diverse sources to reveal a number of commonalities shared by women who engage in agriculture.
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A study based on women’s voices in rural Haryana draws attention to women’s ownership of land, and how economic independence can help reduce violence against women.
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Rural, indigenous people live in two simultaneous situations. While they have highly developed capabilities for management of biodiverse natural resources, they are lodged in a discriminated, excluded existence, away from the centre stage of economic and technological change.
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A study report from the Gujarat Institute of Development Research analyzing Home-based Workers in the rich and poor segments of the Garment industry in Gujarat state of India.
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The report of the final external evaluation of UNIFEM’s Regional Programme on Home-based Workers in South Asia (Phase II, 2004-2007) by CMS Social, covers Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan. The evaluation provides an in-depth analysis of UNIFEM’s programmes, approaches, strategies and interventions and advocacy initiatives to support HBWs.
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The study is a joint initiative of the Institute of Public Administration and UNIFEM South Asia Regional Office with an objective to understand the impact of HIV/AIDS entering the home and on the lives and livelihoods of women care givers in situations of poverty.
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An effort to document human rights violations of women living with HIV, this study by the Positive Women’s Network+ and the Centre for Advocacy and Research (CFAR) highlights the causes behind women’s vulnerability to HIV.