Accelerating progress: An Empowered, Inclusive and Equal Asia and the Pacific
Explores how promoting empowerment, inclusion and equality can accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and considers four elements of an empowerment and inclusion approach to policymaking, with the help of case studies from across the Asia-Pacific region. Discusses the elements of the empowerment and inclusion framework in the context of climate actions. Presents an overview of key features of inequality and taxation in the region and challenges to strengthening civic engagement. Covers the topic of violence against women and girls.