A stronger focus on those excluded groups, and on actions to dismantle these barriers is urgently needed to ensure sustainable human development for all. These are among the key findings of the Human Development Report 2016 entitled ‘Human Development for Everyone’, released on 21 March by UNDP. Find out more at hdr.undp.org
On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2017, NITI Aayog, in partnership with the UN in India and MyGov, presents the second edition of Women Transforming India, an online contest to celebrate women achievers, leaders and change makers from across the country. Read more to find out how to participate.
Women are critical to India’s development story.
Over the last decade, women’s participation in India’s workforce has declined. But India’s GDP could leapfrog 27% if as many women as men participated.
Now more than ever, women need your support. Find out how each of you can become agents of change and support women to become the protagonists of India’s development story.
Women health workers in India are adopting and using technology at last mile health centres to perform their daily tasks of vaccine management in a smarter way. Find out how
Read UNDP Administrator Helen Clark's statement on International Women's Day on March 8.
Whether it’s on farms, in businesses or in the home, women make remarkable contributions to their community. From South Sudan to Syria, Ecuador to India— see what "work" looks like for women around the world.
Read about how the Ganga Rejuvenation partnership is helping change women's lives -- by building new toilets.
Governments, philanthropists and business can forge partnerships and blend financial models to achieve the sustainable development goals.
As UNDP-GEF's Small Grants Programme (SGP) completes 25 years in India, A three-day SGP India Meet beginning 15 March 2017 aims to discuss and define strategies for mainstreaming, replicating and scaling-up innovations piloted and supported under the programme.
Read about the plenary session of the South Asian Speakers' Summit in Indore, where UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative Yuri Afanasiev spoke alongside the Vice Chairperson of NITI Aayog, Prof. Arvind Panagariya, on how the SDGs could be achieved, and India's leadership role.
Read a report on UNDP's efforts to support the government in improving its Ease of Doing Business rank in The Financial Express.
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Take part in the survey on youth volunteerism! Your voice will help us understand the perception and motivation of youth volunteers in India.
India will have six megacities with over 10 million residents each, and will witness an urban explosion never seen before