Investing in girls and women has multidimensional benefits— for example, if all girls in developing countries completed secondary education, the under-five mortality rate would be halved bit.ly/1lfu5e8
‘Culture can inspire people to move from thinking to doing, and it holds the potential to inspire great social change’ On #EarthDay2017 read @olafureliasson special contribution to the #HDR2016 on climate change #HumanDevelopment4all @UNFCCC
The #HDR2016 notes that while global gender disparities are narrowing slowly, longstanding patterns of exclusion and lack of empowerment for women and girls remain pressing challenges. Creating opportunities for women requires ensuring women’s empowerment in the economic, political and cultural spheres. #HDR2016 policy options to achieve #HumanDevelopment4all bit.ly/1lfu5e8
Worldwide interest in the #HDR2016! Following the global launch in Sweden, presentations of the Human Development Report 2016 ‘Human Development for Everyone’ have been organized in over 30 countries including Norway, Denmark, France, Spain, Germany, Bahrain, Fiji, Ireland, Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Malawi. And there are more events to come.
Selim Jahan, Director of the Human Development Report Office, reflects on the importance of disaggregated data and thee need for a stronger focus on voice and participation to achieve 'Human Development for Everyone' in this op-ed piece for Project Syndicate #HDR2016
How can human development indicators and Sustainable Development Goal indicators support each other? The Human Development Report 2016 ‘Human Development for Everyone’ explores these links. More at bit.ly/1lfu5e8 #HDR2016 #SM2017SDGs #SDG
The Human Development Report 2016 ‘Human Development for Everyone’ highlights that gender inequality and the lack of women’s empowerment is a challenge to global progress across all regions. Here are five misconceptions about women’s empowerment. More at bit.ly/1lfu5e8 #EmpowerWomen #HDR2016
You cannot have sustained or sustainable human development if that development bypasses half of humanity. It's as simple as that.’ @SelimJahanUNDP talks about gender inequality and the #HDR2016 in this interview with Deutsche Welle.
#HumanDevelopment for Everyone: for women, real or perceived physical and emotional violence is a major barrier to their independence and to meeting their full human potential. #HDR2016 #GBVsolutions bit.ly/1lfu5e8
The latest Human Development Report ‘Human Development for Everyone’ shows that certain groups face worldwide barriers that keep human development gains beyond reach. Women are the largest of these groups. Gender inequality and the lack of women’s empowerment is a challenge to global progress across all regions. This month we are publishing series of blogs, posts and infographics on this... View details ⇨
Despite outpacing global growth rate, sub-Saharan Africa has world’s most uneven human development. Adjusted for inequality, the human development gap between men & women widens dramatically. #HDR2016 bit.ly/1lfu5e8
According to the new UNDP Human Development Report: Human Development for Everyone, exclusion & inequality yield uneven human development progress in the Asia-Pacific region. The Asia-Pacific success story has largely excluded women, ethnic minorities & rural dwellers. #HDR2016 bit.ly/1lfu5e8