|Women’s Economic Empowerment:
A Development Challenge
|To mark this year’s International Women’s Day, the OECD is launching a Policy Dialogue on Women’s Economic Empowerment in developing countries. The new dialogue will create practical guidance to improve policies and development co-operation towards achieving SDG 5.
This special News Alert brings you: new evidence on gender discrimination in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America; the latest findings on the global economic and social cost of gender inequalities; and fresh analysis on how development aid targets women’s economic empowerment.
|Why empowering women can make women and men happier (OECD Development Matters)||Girls robbed of their childhood in the Sahel (French - Le Monde Afrique)||Gender equality in West Africa: Actions speak louder than words (OECD Insights)|
|||March on Gender
Share of aid targeting gender equality
|West African girls are being married off too young||Women in parliament: Senegal ranks 7th worldwide but West African women remain under-represented||Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)|
|East Asia and the Pacific||Latin America and Caribbean||Sub-Saharan Africa|
|Europe and Central Asia||Tracking the money for women’s economic empowerment: still a drop in the ocean||The pursuit of happiness: Does gender parity in social institutions matter?|