Case studies compiled and edited by UN Women: Jennifer Cooper, Natalia Mattioli, Julia Miguez Morais, Maryline Penedo and Alice Ziffer.

UNDP contributors: Raquel Lagunas and Lucio Severo. Support from the MDG Achievement Fund: Paloma Duran, Patricia Fernandez Pacheco, Raul de Mora Jimenez and Nurit Boderman-Ostow.

Case study contributors: Amy Auguston, Fida Al-Barghouthi, Nelson Machicao Beltrán, Rafael Bonilla Caceres, Augustin Chabwine, Lisa Cristina Gómez, Nemat Guenena, Do Kim Lang, Aya Matsuura, Diacuy Mesquita, Mahmuda Nasreen, Gloria Ardaya Salinas, Naima Lahbil Tagemouati, Elena Vega and Kaoru Yamagiwa.

Special thanks to all who participated in supporting the successful joint programmes at the country level and made this study possible.

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Photography: MDG Achievement Fund unless noted

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AIDS — Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

ECLAC — Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

FAO — Food and Agricultural Organization

GBV — Gender Based Violence

GRB — Gender Responsive Budgeting

HIV — Human Immunodeficiency Virus

ILO — International Labour Organization

IOM — International Organization for Migration

ITC — International Trade Centre

MDGs — Millennium Development Goals

MDG-F — Spanish MDG Achievement Fund

NGO — Non-governmental organization

PAHO — Pan American Health Organization

UN — United Nations

UNAIDS — Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS

UNCTAD — United Nations Conference of Trade and Development

UNDP — United Nations Development Programme

UNESCO — United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UNFPA — United Nations Population Fund

UNHCHR — United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

UNHCR — United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

UNICEF — United Nations Children’s Fund

UNIDO — United Nations Industrial Development Organization

UNODC —United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime

UN Women — United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

UNWTO — United Nations World Tourism Organization

UN-Habitat — United Nations Human Settlements Programme

VAW — Violence Against Women

WFP — World Food Programme

WHO — World Health Organization

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