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The "Atlas of Gender and Development: How Social Norms Affect Gender Equality in Non-OECD Countries" was launched during the International Workshop "Gender Equality and Progress of Societies" on 12 March 2010.
The Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) is a new composite measure of gender equality, based on the OECD Development Centre’s Gender, Institutions and Development Database. Launched in March 2009, it complements and improves existing measures in several ways.
Wikigender is an interactive and community-run project initiated by the OECD Development Centre to facilitate the exchange and improve the knowledge on gender equality-related issues around the world.
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Background Note - OECD Development Centre-UNESCO 12th March 2010 event
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Agenda for the joint UNESCO-OECD Development Centre event on 12th March 2010
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Joint UNESCO-OECD Development Centre International Workshop on "Gender Equality and Progress in Societies"
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There is an increasing concern in the development community about the increase in the ‘feminisation of bad jobs’ of many developing countries. Indeed, recent analysis shows a growing proportion of women are in jobs with poor working conditions and low pay. But what is driving this phenomenon?
Lors de son discours d'ouverture, Angel Gurría a souhaité que la décennie qui s'ouvre en Amérique latine et aux Caraïbes soit celle de la réduction de la pauvreté et des inégalités, de la croissance verte et de l’amélioration durable de la qualité de la vie dans la région.
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The shift in global goods production towards Asia is well documented. But global consumer demand has so far been concentrated in the rich economies of the OECD. Will that also shift towards Asia as these countries get richer?