Follow Up Stories

The latest issue of our Newsletter – September 2015 – is out!
The latest issue of our Newsletter - September 2015 - is out! Follow the link below to get caught up

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Experts call for more rights based, evidence informed drug control policies
Government, civil society representatives and development partners have committed to address drug control laws and policies that negatively affect human

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Legal environments affecting the HIV response in South-East Asia: New report
Bangkok – A regional review of laws in South-East Asia examines the legal environments affecting HIV responses among people living

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Addressing the Development Dimensions of Drug Policy
In April 2016, the UN General Assembly will hold a Special Session on Drugs to assess and debate the successes

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Engaging with National Human Rights Institutions key to advancing rights of hijra and transgender people
Hijras and transgender people take part in the first ever Hijra Pride event on 10 November 2014 in Dhaka to

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UNDP and UNAIDS back efforts by least-developed countries to secure sustainable access to treatment
Geneva - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) would like to

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Helen Clark: Statement on International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia
Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Statement on International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia United Nations, New York The International Day Against

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In Europe, new hope for transgender people
Yana and Anna, supported by a family member, demonstrate against discrimination against trans people - and in support of equality

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New hope for healthcare in Kyrgyzstan
“Change the patent law and you will help us live longer” Our civil society partners take to the streets April

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The latest issue of our Newsletter is out!
The latest issue of our Newsletter is out! Follow the link below to get caught up on updates and key

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Zero Discrimination Day: a call for freedom, equality, and inclusion
Zero Discrimination Day is an international call for freedom, equality and ending exclusion. This day, and every other day, for

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Asia and Pacific LGBTI advocates call for human rights for all
Bangkok – A landmark regional dialogue convened by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) this week in Bangkok provided a

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Sweden, USAID and UNDP renew support for LGBT rights in Asia
Caitlin Wiesen, Chief of Regional Policy and Programme for Asia and the Pacific, UNDP, gives opening remarks at the Launch

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[New resource] Know Your Rights, Use Your Laws
This handbook was written by a team of legal experts and reviewed by community activists working for improving the human

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A Widow’s right to matrimonial property
When Justine Badaru a 38 year old, resident of Kijogoro Parish, Miirya Sub County, Masindi district lost her husband to

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Transgender and hijra activists call for improved health, living conditions and enabling legal environment
Kathmandu, Nepal – Transgender people and hijra activists from South Asia called for more evidence-informed policy and laws to improve

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Leaving no one behind in the Asia-Pacific HIV response
Bangkok, Thailand – Government delegates, leading civil society voices and UN partners gathered in Bangkok this week to review progress

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Dialogue on Scaling Up HIV-sensitive Legal Aid Programmes in China
Today 30 people representing the most prominent HIV and legal organizations in China participated in a UNDP-led consultation on HIV-related

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New UN report calls for changes to legal environment to enhance HIV response in Pakistan
Islamabad, Pakistan – A new report, jointly released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the UN Country Team and

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Review and Consultation on the Policy and Legal Environments Related to HIV Services in Malaysia
The United Nations Country Team in Malaysia has published a new report, entitled Review and Consultation on the Policy and

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Statement on the case of Rosemary Namubiru
18 February, 2014 Dear Media Leaders in Uganda: We are writing to you regarding a matter of urgent concern. As

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