Wikigender hosted an online discussion ”Exploring the gender dynamics of Africa’s structural transformation” from Monday, 30 May until Monday 5 June, with partners UN-Habitat, Women in Cities International and the OECD Development Centre’s Africa Desk and Gender Team. Read the synthesis report here! Voyez le discussion en français en cliquant ici. Table of Contents1 Background2 Guiding […]
Lear more Visit the UNESCO website to learn more about World Press Freedom Day 2016.
International Women’s Day 2016 This year, we prepared two special pages on Wikigender to give more visibility to the work done by the OECD and Wikigender partners on gender equality. In addition, the gender team at the OECD Development Centre organised a high-level event on 9 March on “2030 Agenda: Gender Equality, Social Norms and Inclusive Growth“. See […]
This blog post was written by Silvia Montoya, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Statistics. It was originally posted on 7 March 2016 here. Where are the most marginalized girls on International Women’s Day? Not in school New UNESCO Institute for Statistics eAtlas shows too many girls are still left behind International Women’s Day has unleashed a […]
Does gender discrimination in social institutions matter for long-term growth? Cross-country evidence
A recent study by the OECD Development Centre shows that gender-based discrimination in social institutions hampers economic growth. According to Does gender discrimination in social institutions matter for long-term growth?, there is a strong negative relationship between gender-based discrimination in social institutions, measured by the OECD’s Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI), and income per […]