SDG 3: Good health and well-being, SDG 5: Gender equality
Rapid mobilization of UN Volunteers
18 May 2017
Latin America and the Caribbean
Success stories
SDG 11: Sustainable cities and communities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
As one of the thirteen women who served as engineers in the demolition and debris management operations of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Anima supported the earthquake-affected areas by using her skills in a traditionally male-dominated field. “Engineering is for boys while girls are supposed to study management and work in banks,” she recalls her uncle as saying when she was still a student asking for career advice years ago.
22 March 2017
Asia and the Pacific
Success stories