|UNDP in Russia: Gender Approach
||The harmonious co-existence between men and women in the political,
economic and social spheres is one of the fundamental conditions
for sustainable development, a guarantee for progress and prosperity.
Understanding the importance of gender equity in modem society
has become a major achievement of the civilization during the
20th century. It is not accidental that the strive for women's
equal rights, the fight against discrimination and the overall
rise of women's status has won the most ardent support of the
global community, the United Nations, as well as the majority
of world governments.