The OECD Gender Data Portal includes selected indicators shedding light on gender inequalities in education, employment, entrepreneurship, health, development and Governance, showing how far we are from achieving gender equality and where actions is most needed. The data cover OECD member countries, as well as partner economies including Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, and South Africa.
Gender articles: Explore the data
See below a selection of recent articles on gender, click here to access the full list
Why don’t more women code? - Significantly more men than women become ICT specialists, and this gap persists across countries. Differences in young men and women’s education in science, technology, engineering (including ICT fields), and mathematics (STEM); aspirations for jobs in the information and communication technology (ICT) sector; and ICT skills are clear.
The impact of personal income taxation on women’s labour force participation - The design of income taxes can influence the incentives for workers to enter the labour market as well as the nature of their involvement. Due to differences between how men and women engage with the labour market, personal income taxation can differ in how it affects men and women.
Early childhood education and care (ECEC): A vital component of the family policy framework in OECD countries - ECEC is a vital component of the family policy framework in OECD countries. Since mothers frequently shoulder the majority of the caregiving responsibilities, ECEC can help mothers find their desired work/family balance when returning to work after maternity/parental leave.