Advocacy Resources

Advocacy Resources

Tax revenue as a percentage of gross domestic product

Publication date26 Mar 2019
PublisherAsia-Pacific SDG Partnership

Absolute tax revenues in Asia and the Pacific have been rising over time, although trends vary substantially across countries and...

Elements of an empowerment-and-inclusion framework

Publication date26 Mar 2019
PublisherAsia-Pacific SDG Partnership

A close review of the SDG targets that are most relevant to empowerment and inclusion points to four interlinked and synergistic elements...

Legal protection from violence against women and girls

Publication date26 Mar 2019
PublisherAsia-Pacific SDG Partnership

Legal protection from violence against women and girls

Percentage of people with disabilities covered by social protection systems, 2016

Publication date25 Mar 2019
PublisherAsia-Pacific SDG Partnership 2019

11.2 percent is the global average for the proportion of national gross domestic product spent on social protection. However, in...

The human cost of the 2017 floods in South Asia

Publication date26 Mar 2018
PublisherAsia-Pacific SDG Partnership

As figure shows, the monsoon rains in 2017 claimed an estimated 1,200 lives in South Asia, and affected 40 million people across...

Changes in Investment in Social Protection, 2003-2016

Publication date26 Mar 2018
PublisherAsia-Pacific SDG Partnership

Effective social protection systems can help strengthen the resilience of individuals and households to stresses and shocks in several...

Air pollution shuts down New Delhi

Publication date26 Mar 2018
PublisherAsia-Pacific SDG Partnership

Air pollution is becoming increasingly serious in India, and debilitating smog in New Delhi during the winter months (November–February) is...

Forest cover loss in South-East Asia and Indonesia, 2001–2016

Publication date26 Mar 2018
PublisherAsia-Pacific SDG Partnership

Deforestation and forest degradation are major issues for countries across the Asia-Pacific region, but the problem is particularly...

Risk interconnection map

Publication date26 Mar 2018
PublisherAsia-Pacific SDG Partnership

While the effects of climate change will be felt globally, the Asia-Pacific region will be especially affected, particularly by...

Annual per capita consumption and labour income in Japan and Thailand

Publication date26 Mar 2018
PublisherAsia-Pacific SDG Partnership

Social protection programmes for children and older people can tackle these life-cycle vulnerabilities. The pace at which income deficits...