Despite numerous improvements in women’s educational and employment outcomes, many countries have not achieved gender equality in economic opportunities and outcomes.
Recognising the importance of gender equality, the OECD has embarked on a Horizontal Project in Gender Equality in three areas key to economic opportunity: Education, Employment and Entrepreneurship.
- Tackle gender gap to boost growth, says OECD
22 May 2012
- All on Board for Gender Equality
Remarks by Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General, 22 May 2012
- Gender (in)equality
- OECD Gender Initiative
- Discrimination against women persists around the globe hampering development
Launch of the 2012 Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI), Development Centre, 10 May 2012
- The OECD Gender Browser: A Benchmark for gender equality
Remarks by Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General, Chicago, 8 March 2012
- Report on the Gender Initiative: Gender Equality in Education, Employment and Entrepreneurship
Meeting of the OECD Council at Ministerial Level, Paris, 25-26 May 2011
Ministerial Meeting 2012: Background reading
OECD Forum 2012: Gender