UNDP Gender Social Norms Index Report (GSNI)  Global progress in achieving gender equality has stalled: for the first time the Global Gender Inequality Index (GII) shows no improvement since 2019. Gender bias is a pervasive problem worldwide according to The Gender Social Norms Index (GSNI) report that was published recently. GSNI quantifies biases against women, capturing […]

UNDP’s Gender Team and Tax for SDGs Initiative of the Sustainable Finance Hub have joined forces to extend the implementation of the Gender Equality Seal for Public Institutions to Ministries of Finance and tax administrations. This collaboration is a key endeavor in broader efforts to promote gender responsive fiscal policy and administrative reforms in partner […]

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Kosovo, jointly with the Ministry of Finance, Labour and Transfers, the Kosovo Employment Agency, and the Agency for Gender Equality launched today the Gender Equality Seal for Public Institutions for the Kosovo Employment Agency. The Seal is a UNDP global programa that  supports and recognizes public institutions that commit and […]

The Ministry of Transport is the first public entity in Colombia to obtain the UNDP Gender Equality Seal for Public Institutions, and the second globally, after the Mayor’s Office of Lima. The Gender Equality Seal for Public Entities – Equipares Público- is a methodological proposal to support and recognise the efforts made by entities to […]

In institutional strategies for addressing gender-based violence, a comprehensive approach involves taking into account at least: prevention, protection and comprehensive reparation for victims of gender-based violence.  With this approach in mind, the second session for the exchange of experiences between participating institutions in the Seal took place in webinar format on 9th december 2022, and gathered 15 […]

Institutions participating in the Gender Equality for Public Institutions Seal programme enter a global community of practice where they can share experiences and learning about the challenges they face in strengthening their capacities and results in gender mainstreaming in their work, and the best strategies to address them, in order to move towards the achievement […]