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Laura Poni Hatim, social worker at the Special Protection Unit of the State Ministry of Education, Gender and Social Welfare office in Yambio.

Gender Equality & Women’s Empowerment

Gender equality and the empowerment of women are central to the mandate of UNDP and intrinsic to its development approach. Gender equality, rooted in human rights, is not only a development goal on its own but also vital to accelerating sustainable development for all.

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