Act for gender equality

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Girls are increasingly better educated than boys and female employment has increased. But it ‌will be difficult to realise women’s full potential without improving access to childcare, sharing household chores more equally and changing discriminatory social norms. Well thought-out policies can help, but further action needs to be considered.

Measure gender equality

Is the gap in wages among men and women decreasing? Why are women-owned enterprises smaller than men-owned ones? Were men more affected by the economic crisis? International data show us how far we are from gender equality and where action is most needed.

  


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Highlights

OECD Recommendation on Gender Equality in Education, Employment and Entrepreneurship  

G20: Achieving stronger growth by promoting a more gender-balanced economy

Forging a gender-balanced economy

Knowledge Gateway for Women's Economic Empowerment

Enhancing Women Empowerment through Entrepreneurship

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Closing the Gender Gap:Act Now

Women, Government and Policy Making in OECD Countries

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