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Gender equality is central to our work. UNDP believes that gender inequalities and discriminatory attitudes and practices that hold women back, must be confronted and eliminated, if we are to leave no one behind.
UNDP is working together with partners during COVID-19 to provide medical supply shortages and fresh produce to healthcare workers
Are you a public official who wants to make a change? Join a network of over 90 NextGenGov Champions transforming the system across Sri Lanka! The NextGenGov Fellowship Programme recognizes the vital role of a strong public sector in achieving Sri Lanka’s ambitious development goals. The comprehensive programme co developed by Citra, Sri Lanka's first social innovation lab, is tailor-made to support and empower public sector officials like you become champions of foresight and innovation in Sri Lanka.
With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in Sri Lanka, Janitha and her team manufactured PPE kits and face masks as part of UNDP's Climate Change Adaptation project.
Since the outbreak of COVID-19, there has been a surge in the number of reported cases of violence against women and girls in Sri Lanka. This is Kasuni's story.
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