As health workers approached a huge acacia tree that would provide shade for a makeshift clinic, more than 50 women and 30 children were already waiting for them.

Geothermal energy is globally recognized as a clean and reliable source of heat and electric power supply. The environmental and social risks posed by geothermal energy projects share common features with those of mining and extractive projects, as well as other large-scale energy infrastructure projects.

Geothermal energy is globally recognized as a clean and reliable source of heat and electric power supply. The environmental and social risks posed by geothermal energy projects share common features with those of mining and extractive projects, as well as other large-scale energy infrastructure projects.

Equality lies at the heart of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its ambition to leave no one behind. This report, prepared as the theme study for the 75th Commission Session, gages recent progress towards equality in three key outcomes: education, full-time employment and income.

The 2030 Agenda promises equal access to justice for all by 2030, but we live in a world where justice systems only deliver in justice for the few says this new report. Two-thirds of the world’s population – lack meaningful access to justice and Closing the justice gap requires a fresh vision, a transformation in ambition, and strategies that take seriously the scale of the problem.

Under the scorching sun in Kenya’s Turkana located about 700 km from Nairobi, a group of women have slowly been leading a green revolution amid a biting drought that has affected both animals and c

Under the scorching sun in Kenya's Turkana located about 700 km from Nairobi, a group of women have slowly been leading a green revolution amid a biting drought that has affected both animals and c

Good quality and sustainable infrastructure that meets the needs of women, men, children, minorities, people with disabilities and other vulnerable groups is essential for human well-being, economic growth and environmental sustainability.

The sex ratio at birth (SRB; ratio of male to female live births) imbalance in parts of the world over the past few decades is a direct consequence of sex-selective abortion, driven by the coexistence of son preference, readily available technology of prenatal sex determination, and fertility decline. Estimation of the degree of SRB imbal

Historically, the injustices confronting women with regard to community land rights have been widespread. They are commonly perpetuated by patriarchal community-level practices, customary laws, and formal laws passed by governments, all of which either overlook or directly discriminate against indigenous and rural women’s tenure rights.

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