Publications & Documents


  • 28-March-2014

    English

    Unfinished business - Women and Girls Front and Centre Beyond 2015

    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.

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  • 23-March-2014

    English

    Promoting a Fair and Sustainable Welfare System in China

    China is currently strengthening its social safety nets and creating a modern welfare state. A minimum income standard is in place for all residents, and nearly everyone benefits from at least some measure of health insurance. But going forward, further reforms are needed to meet the demands of an increasingly urban population, said OECD Secretary-General in Beijing.

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  • 18-March-2014

    English

    Urgent action needed to tackle rising inequality and social divisions, says OECD

    Income inequality and social divisions could worsen and become entrenched unless governments act quickly to boost support for the most vulnerable in society, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 18-March-2014

    English

    Society at a Glance 2014

    This edition of Society at a Glance addresses the growing demand for quantitative evidence on social well-being and its trends with a special chapter on the social consequences of the global crisis.

  • 18-March-2014

    English

    Benefits and Wages: Country specific information

    Replacement rates (gross and net), country specific files, models and calculator provide detailed descriptions of all cash benefits available to those in and out of work as well as the taxes they were liable&

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  • 18-March-2014

    English, Excel, 285kb

    B&W - Net Cost of Childcare and Participation Tax Rates, 2004, 2008, 2012

    B&W - Net Cost of Childcare and Participation Tax Rates, 2004, 2008, 2012

  • 12-March-2014

    English

    Inequality

    Inequality is a multi-dimensional challenge, it goes beyond income and it affects the well-being of our people. Evidence now tells us that the levels of inequality are becoming an impediment for progress, and that action is needed on many fronts. Tackling inequalities continues to be our core business for economic reasons, for fair societies with equal opportunities, and not least for the well-being of our citizens.

  • 5-March-2014

    English, PDF, 1,274kb

    Gender equality and women’s rights in the post-2015 agenda: A foundation for sustainable development

    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.

  • 5-March-2014

    English, PDF, 1,194kb

    Financing the Unfinished Business of Gender Equality

    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.

  • 4-March-2014

    English, PDF, 1,185kb

    Financing the unfinished business of gender equality and women’s rights: priorities for the post-2015 framework – Technical Brief

    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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