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

COVID-19 threatens to undo progress made in closing the gender gap in entrepreneurship
The COVID-19 pandemic is having a profound shock on economies and labour markets around the world, and the impact of this crisis on women is stark. 

Measuring masculine norms to better understand the invisible barriers to women’s economic inclusion
Over the past 20 years, women’s global labour force participation rate has remained constant at around 50%, while the gender gap in labour force participation remains high at 27 percentage points.

It’s time to close the gender gap in research
Much progress has been made in the campaign for gender equality, yet women still face significant barriers to advancement in the workplace. 

Financing Women, Peace and Security in fragile contexts
2020 marked an important milestone with the 20th anniversary of United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on Women, Peace and Security (WPS).