Gender Equality

Gender equality, also known as sexual equality or equality of the sexes, is the state of equal ease of access to resources and opportunities regardless of gender, including economic participation and decision-making; and the state of valuing different behaviors, aspirations and needs equally, regardless of gender. Gender equality is the goal, while gender neutrality and gender equity are practices and ways of thinking that help in achieving the goal. Gender parity, which is used to measure gender balance in a given situation, can aid in achieving gender equality but is not the goal in and of itself.

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UNEP 24 November 2021

Sustainable Development Goals that aim to shift our economy to clean energy, eliminate hunger, foster gender equality and achieve more than a dozen other social and environmental targets.


EPRS 19 November 2021

perpetrators. EU accession to the Istanbul Convention is one of the priorities in the EU 2020-2025 gender equality strategy. The EU signed the Convention in June 2017. Accession now requires a Council Decision


ADB 18 November 2021

This guidance note underscores why addressing gender equality and social inclusion (GESI) is fundamental to the success of citywide inclusive sanitation (CWIS) project success.


IISD 18 November 2021

more common in trade agreements. But to what extent do they help 鈥攐r hinder 鈥攅fforts to achieve gender equality? This report analyzes the success of existing provisions to help maximize the impacts of future


ADB 16 November 2021

The TA cluster is aligned with ADB's Strategy 2030, particularly operational priorities 2 (gender equality and women's empowerment), 3 (tackling climate change, building climate and disaster resilience


UNDP 15 November 2021

The training course Gender-responsive local economic development planning and implementation, developed as part of the IELD program, is to increase the capacity of local and regional governments for gender-equitable


World Bank Group 12 November 2021

Gender, Marginalized People and Marine Spatial Planning Integrated Seascape Management Knowledge Factsheet Series / #1 Marine spatial planning (MSP) is a public process that should be participatory, transparent


IMF 12 November 2021

Achieving gender equality remains a significant challenge, that has only deepened with the on-set of the COVID-19 pandemic. Gender budgeting (GB) can help promote gender equality by applying a gender perspective


World Bank Group 11 November 2021 English

org/indicator/NY.GDP.PCAP.CD?locations=DJ 8 USAID, Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in Djibouti, 2020.


DIIS 11 November 2021 English

An analysis of UN agreements

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