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28-March-2014

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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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5-March-2014

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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.

4-March-2014

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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.

1-March-2014

English

Financing the unfinished business of gender equality and women's rights: priorities for the post-2015 framework

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. It is intended for representatives from donor agencies, partner governments and civil society.

28-February-2013

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OECD Development Centre Policy Brief on Social Norms and Violence Against Women

The main messages of this Policy Brief "Transforming social institutions to prevent violence against women and girls and improve development outcomes" are that reducing violence against women matters for development; laws alone will not reduce violence against women; public awareness and community mobilisation programmes as well as economic support for women and incentives are necessary.

24-November-2010

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Background note: Improving social and labour-market integration of people with disability

This note summarises main issues from the synthesis on Sickness, Disability and Work: Breaking the Barriers: People with disabilities are under-represented in the workforce and over-represented among the poor...

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9-November-2010

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Position Paper: Tackling Inequalities in Brazil, China, India and South Africa

This note presents main issues on the role of growth and employment/unemployment developments in explaining recent income inequality trends in Brazil, China, India and South Africa, and discusses the roles played by labour market and social policies in shaping and addressing these inequalities.

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16-September-2009

English, Excel, 309kb

Policy Brief: In-Work Poverty: What can Governments do?

While work is often the best pathway out of poverty, employment does notalways guarantee an adequate living standard. At the outset of the currenteconomic downturn, the risk of in-work poverty was significant in mostOECD countries.

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16-September-2009

English, Excel, 250kb

Policy Brief: Helping Workers Weather the Economic Storm

The world economy is in a severe economic downturn with potentiallydire consequences for workers and their families. The ultimate dimensionsof this crisis are not yet known, but it is already clear that it will be thedeepest recession of the post-war era for the OECD area.

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24-October-2008

Spanish

Resúmenes temáticos acerca de la igualdad de género y la cooperatiòn por el desarollo

Los resúmenes temáticos de la red GENDERNET exploran la igualdad de género, el empoderamiento de las mujeres y la cooperatiòn por el desarollo.

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