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Addressing the “unfinished business” of the MDGs for women and girls will require a strong post-2015 framework that places a high priority on achieving gender equality and women’s rights.
Gender equality and women’s rights are essential to achieving the unfinished business of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). It is time to back up political promises with action and resources. Increased investments in five key areas will have catalytic effects on the lives of women and girls, and accelerate development progress beyond 2015.
Find out more (presentations, summaries etc) about international events that have been organised or co-organised by the DAC Network on Gender Equality (GENDERNET) since 2007.
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Gender equality and women’s rights are key to addressing the unfinished business of the
Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and accelerating global development beyond 2015.
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Six priority policy areas for the post-2015 development agenda because achieving gender equality and women’s rights: girls’ education; sexual and reproductive health and rights; women’s economic empowerment; women, peace and security; women’s participation and leadership; and, violence against women and girls. It is intended for representatives from donor agencies, partner governments and civil society.
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This technical paper analyses investments by OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) donors in six policy areas that are priorities for the post-2015 development agenda because of their catalytic impact on achieving gender equality and women’s rights.
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La igualdad de género y los derechos de la mujer son esenciales para abordar la asignatura pendiente
de los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio (ODM) y acelerar el desarrollo mundial de 2015 en adelante.
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).
Economic empowerment aims to raise the capacity of women and men to participate in, contribute to and benefit from growth processes in ways which recognize the value of their contributions, respect their dignity and make it possible to negotiate a fairer distribution of the benefits of growth.
The present study is a contribution to mark the 10th anniversary of the adoption of UNSCR 1325 (in 2010), and provides an overview of DAC members' funding targeted to gender equality in fragile and conflict-affected states.