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OECD Review of Gender Equality in Colombia

In recent decades, Colombia has pursued a strategy to encourage gender equality as an important enabler of inclusive growth and national well-being and to promote gender mainstreaming through institutions, policies and tools. This report assesses four main pillars of Colombia’s governance for gender equality, analysing strengths and identifying areas for further improvement. It examines strategic planning for gender equality policy, a whole-of-government approach to promoting gender equality policy, using government tools to achieve gender equality objectives, and an inclusive and gender-sensitive emergency preparedness framework. The report also provides examples of different approaches in OECD Member and Partner countries to closing gender equality gaps. Based on this analysis, the report proposes solutions to help Colombia strengthen gender mainstreaming and gender-sensitive policy making to promote sustainable, inclusive economic growth.

Published on May 29, 2023

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword
Executive Summary
Assessment and recommendations for improving gender equality in Colombia
Gender equality in Colombia: A snapshot of gaps and opportunities
Strategic planning for gender equality policy in Colombia
A whole-of-government approach to promote gender equality policy in Colombia
Leveraging government tools to achieve gender equality objectives in Colombia
Inclusive and gender-sensitive emergency preparedness framework in Colombia
Gender gaps at the regional level and relationship between gender equality and departmental GDP growth in Colombia
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