Companies UN Women and UN Global Compact are working together to drive the WEPs agenda to empower women to participate fully in economic life across all sectors and throughout all sectors of economic activity. Current research demonstrating that gender diversity helps business perform better signals than self interest and common interest can come together.
The agriculture sector is underperforming in many developing countries, in part because women do not have equal access to the resources and opportunities they need to be more productive.
The gender gap imposes real costs on society in terms of lost agricultural output, food security and economic growth.
Promoting gender equality is not only good for women; it is also good for agricultural development. It highlights the main findings of statistical analysis worldwide in a broad range of fields -- including families, health, education, work, human rights and politics. The issue highlights the differences in the status of women and men in eight areas - population and families, health, education, work, power and decision-making, violence against women, environment and poverty.
Analyses are based mainly on statistics from international and national statistical sources. English The World's Women Progress in Statistics is the first to review and analyze national capacity to collect and report sex-disaggregated data on core socioeconomic topics relevant for addressing gender concerns.
Progress in Statistics provides an overview of country reporting and data sources focusing on sex-disaggregated statistics on population, births and deaths. English The third issue in the series of reports the other two issued in and that looks at the status of women through the lens of statistical data and analysis.
Progress of the World's Women Progress of the World's Women is a biennial investigation of progress made towards a world where women live free from violence, poverty and inequality. English Spanish The edition of the UN Women flagship report recognizes progress, but calls on governments to take urgent action to end the injustices that keep women poorer and less powerful than men in every country in the world.
English The report focuses on five key areas where the need to strengthen accountability to women is urgent: English The report argues for closer attention to the role of women, particularly working poor women, in the informal economy, and the impact of this on efforts to meet the Millennium Development Goals.
English This report assesses progress towards gender equality in the context of the Millennium Development Goals MDGsincluding through the use of statistics and indicators.
Education for All Global Monitoring Report.National Gender Policy Framework Executive Summary iv · HIV/AIDS is a very serious problem in South Africa. It affects women disproportionately to men. The power imbalances between women and men in. Data and research on aid statistics including official development assistance (ODA), International Development Statistics (IDS), development finance reporting, resource flows., Data on DAC members’ aid targeting gender equality and women’s empowerment are compiled with the help of the gender equality marker in the Creditor Reporting System (CRS).
Facts and Figures: Economic Empowerment Benefits of economic empowerment. When more women work, economies grow. An increase in female labour force participation—or a reduction in the gap between women’s and men’s labour force participation—results in faster economic growth.; Evidence from a range of countries shows that increasing the share of household income controlled by women.
the dti Gender & Women’s Empowerment Unit ii FOREWORD SA Government, Fast Tracking Womens Economic Empowerment through the dti and beyond. The performance of the South African economy over the past year has strengthened our capacity.
Graça Machel explains why the trust she leads has launched networks for women in business and in agriculture. The interviewer is Bronwyn Nielsen of CNBC Africa. Gender equality and women’s empowerment strategy 1.
Secretary’s Foreword. Gender equality is an important right and a powerful driver for growth, development and stability. Promoting gender equality is integral to advancing Australia’s national interests and reflects Australian values of.