The Youth Toolbox acts as a repository of knowledge, experiences, and good practices, with the aim of providing policymakers with a comprehensive resource facility for developing inclusive and responsive youth policies in a process that optimizes engagement of youth-led organizations. It strives to engage the participation of a range of stakeholders, increasing the amount and diversity of knowledge and views.
SDG5 Gender Equality
The Social Protection Toolbox is a platform that provides support to policymakers and stakeholders for moving toward broader and more robust social protection systems. Using multimedia and data visualization techniques, the Toolbox aims to present the argument for strengthening and broadening social protection in a user-friendly and interactive fashion.
Tracking progress on food and agriculture related SDG indicators 2020: A report on the indicators under FAO custodianship
Coping with COVID-19: A pandemic through a girl's eyes: 16 adolescent girls from nine countries film their lives under lockdown
As COVID-19 tears through communities across the globe, children have become the hidden victims of the pandemic. School closures and other lockdown measures adopted to stem the spread of the virus have cut off millions of children from quality learning, critical vaccines, and nutritious diets.
For girls, disruptions also come at the cost of their safety.
Publication Launch & Discussion “Powering Equality: Women’s entrepreneurship transforming Asia’s energy sector”
How do we bridge the energy access gap in Asia? How can women's entrepreneurship be a solution? Join the EmPower project for a discussion on investing in climate-resilient livelihoods in building back better from COVID-19.
When it comes to gender equality in employment, transport as a sector has done very poorly. Overall employment statistics can be difficult to find in sub-Saharan Africa, given the informal nature of much employment but the fact remains that women are under-represented across the sector. The transport sector is a cornerstone of the infrastructure necessary for the delivery of goods and services. It further provides access to skills acquisition and income generation.
Towards the end game: operational research on improving rural housing in sub-Saharan Africa as a strategy to support malaria elimination
Most of malaria infection in sub-Saharan Africa occurs indoors and at night. In 2018, this region accounted for 213 million malaria cases and 380,700 malaria-related deaths. Malaria has consequences for the health status of the population, as well as in education, production, economy, and development.
This project investigates the implementation and operation of the National Minimum Wage Act, 9 of 2018 through a qualitative small-scale study of the domestic work and garment sectors in South Africa. The broad research aims are to understand how labour laws apply in informal workplace settings (or spaces where labour law does not commonly operate), and the processes and strategies used by workers and other relevant stakeholders in achieving improved working conditions.
Listen to the voices of women and men in waste management from Bhutan, Mongolia and Nepal, and learn how waste and gender are linked.
Bangladesh’s fertile land has been key to growth and has offered millions of people a hand out of poverty.
That growth is becoming increasingly precarious as the impacts of a warming planet intensify.
The changes pose a particularly acute threat to the coastal poor, whose livelihoods depend on agriculture and whose homes sit atop the low-lying plain astride the Bay of Bengal.