Table of Contents
- 1 The FAO Gender and Landrights Database
- 2 Progress Assessment of MDG 3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women
The FAO Gender and Landrights Database
The FAO Gender and Landrights Database contains country level information on social, economic, political and cultural issues related to the gender inequalities embedded in those rights. Disparity on land access
is one of the major causes for social and gender in rural areas, and it jeopardizes, as a consequence, rural food security as well as the wellbeing of individuals and families.
The Database offers information on the 6 following Categories:
• National legal frame
• International treaties and conventions
• Customary law
• Land tenure and related Institutions
• Civil society organizations • Selected Land Related Statistics
Progress Assessment of MDG 3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women
Millennium Development Goal #3 is divided into three sub-categories, each of them focusing on different areas: education, employment wage and political power.
Ratios of girls to boys in primary, secondary and tertiary education
The ratios of girls to boys was at 1.05 in the primary level of education, 0,93 at the tertiary and 1,15 at the secondary level in 2010 UNDP.Cape Verde.Relatorio de Progresso de Execucao dos Objectivos de Desenvolvimiento del Milenio.
Share of women in wage employment in the non-agricultural sector
Proportion of seats held by women in national parliament