11 July 2017 | Tanni Mukhopadhyay, Policy Specialist and Senior Researcher at the Human Development Report Office, UNDP

The human development approach has long emphasized the importance of good health as a constitutive element that is both of intrinsic and instrument

Gender inequality is costing sub-Saharan Africa on average $US95 billion a year, peaking at US$105 billion in 2014– or six percent of the region’s GDP – jeopardising the continent’s efforts for inclusive human development and economic growth, according to the Africa Human Development Report 2016.

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15 March 2016 | HDRO Research Team

The Human Development Report, 2015 highlights a contradiction: it is care work mostly undertaken by women - that makes possible much of the paid w

08 March 2016 | Leymah Gbowee, Peace activist and 2011 Nobel Peace Prize winner

Just like women’s invisible work in the household, women’s work in community building and conflict resolution, which has significant human developm

UN Women 2015
16 March 2015 | Jeni Klugman

A starting point of the upcoming global Human Development Report (HDR) is that work is intrinsically linked to human development.

15 August 2014 | Naila Kabeer

Men are far more likely to die a violent death than women, so why single out violence against women and girls as a challenge for sustainable human

The Human Development Strategy, while providing people with opportunities to develop their capacities, must place people at its center and, as such, give high priority to gender equality since gender equality really represents a keystone of human development that stresses sustainable productivity

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The 1998 Belize HDR "Placing People at the Centre of Our Development" discusses the origin and concept of human development, the Human Development Index (HDI), the Human Poverty Index (HPI), as well as other indexes and expenditure ratios.

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The Cambodian report is mainly descriptive one focusing on the subject of gender disparities in economic and social opportunities. It looks at the cultural and legal context such as the importance of old Khmer kinship structures for women’s position in Cambodia.

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