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UNOPS and UN Women Collaborate to Promote Gender Development

Industry: Development, NGO & Development, SDG
Company: UN Women, United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) and UN Women, funded by the Government of Sweden and the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) of the United Kingdom, organized an event titled “Pathways to Progress: Strengthening Bangladesh through Gender Responsive and Resilient Infrastructure.” This initiative aligns with Sustainable Development Goal 5, focusing on gender equality, and aims to enhance gender equality and resilience in infrastructure development in Bangladesh. The event emphasized the importance of resilient and inclusive infrastructure that considers diversity, accessibility, and cost. It highlighted the consequences of gender-blind infrastructure and stressed the need for gender-smart infrastructure to promote equitable access and sustainable development in Bangladesh.

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