About the report: Beyond Income, Beyond Averages, Beyond Today
This report looks at inequalities in human development with a new lens. It assesses what inequalities are becoming important today, how they differ around the world and among population groups, and how they are changing. People’s discontent with inequality is linked to perceptions of unfairness in their societies. The depth of inequality must be assessed beyond income, beyond averages (and summary measures of inequality) and beyond today.
This Behavioural Insight Study on Gender-Based Violence is a joint product of UNDP South Africa and Georgia and UN Women and is the winner of the 2017 UN Innovation Award. This study aims to contribute towards addressing the challenge of Gender-Based Violence by understanding why people, especially those closest to the survivors of GBV and other “bystanders” from the general public, do nothing or not act in a timely and effective manner to stop the violence before something more serious happens. This study therefore seeks to identify mechanisms that may spur citizen action and end “Bystanderism”.
UNDP is the leading global development agency for transformational change. We help empower lives and build resilient nations so that they can withstand crisis and improve the quality of life for everyone.
UNDP partners with people at all levels of society principally with the host government, the United Nations system, civil Society organisations, private sector, inter-governmental organisations and foundations. With offices in more than 170 countries and territories, we offer global perspective and local insight to help empower lives and build resilient nations.
UNDP in South Africa is a key partner in supporting the country’s vision of greater prosperity and improved lives. The overarching goal of the strategic partnership between the government of South Africa and UNDP is to advance South-Africa’s strategic priorities towards a better South Africa, a better Africa and a better world.
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Maendeleo Policy Forum
Maendeleo Policy Forum
A space for African leaders, international mediators and negotiators, researchers, policy makers, development practitioners and writers on African issues, to dialogue and debate on critical issues of development in Africa.