Past events (gender)
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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.
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.
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.
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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
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?