Gender

Gender is the range of characteristics pertaining to, and differentiating between, femininity and masculinity. Depending on the context, these characteristics may include biological sex, sex-based social structures (i.e., gender roles), or gender identity. Most cultures use a gender binary, having two genders (boys/men and girls/women); those who exist outside these groups fall under the umbrella term non-binary or genderqueer. Some societies have specific genders besides "man" and "woman", such as the hijras of South Asia; these are often referred to as third genders (and fourth genders, etc.). Sexologist John Money introduced the terminological distinction between biological sex and gender as …

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ADB: Asian Development Bank · 21 December 2024 English

Operational Priorities OP2: Accelerating progress in gender equality OP3: Tackling climate change, building resources management - Rural flood protection Gender Some gender elements Description Project Rationale and


UN: The United Nations · 6 December 2024 English

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Project Services and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women)


Greens/EFA: The Greens/European Free Alliance · 3 June 2024 English

Summary of the activities carried out by the EFA Group during the 2019-2024 mandate.

Catalonia” and the spyware scandal of the CatalanGate. Gender Equality Diana Riba, as the Greens/EFA spokesperson spokesperson in the committee on women’s rights and gender equality, has spearheaded significant initiatives and Commission to reform treaties to classify gender-based violence as a Eurocrime. She was also the the first European directive that aims to combat gender-based violence. Diana Riba has also been a vocal like the Spanish Football Federation, ensuring gender parity in leadership across sectors.


World Bank Group · 6 May 2024 English

(iv) revise social investments to consider both gender and lifecycle; and (v) address the multiplicity


World Bank Group · 1 May 2024 English

This brief showcases the gender landscape in Cyprus on key indicators helpful for monitoring gender equality and designing effective policy interventions. Gender equality fosters productivity gains, minimizes

CYPRUS GENDER LANDSCAPE Compared to: Base Year Region >10% Higher Value Equal/No Change >10% Lower Value showcases the gender landscape in Cyprus on key indicators helpful for monitoring gender equality and and designing effective policy interventions. Gender equality fosters productivity gains, minimizes losses Click the measures below to explore the World Bank Gender Data Portal. Country Performance Peer Comparison Year ECA HIC World Foundational Well-being: End Gender-Based Violence and Elevate Human Capital Proportion


RAND Corporation · 22 April 2024 English

In this report, the authors explore challenges in studying racial bias in police shootings of civilians. They discuss the importance of thinking about bias as a process and its implications …

entirely such information as the officer’s race, age, gender, or past use of force, or the incident time of and Roman Rivera, “The Role of Officer Race and Gender in Police-Civilian Interactions in Chicago,” Science Navigating the Controlling Image of the ‘Thug,’” Gender and Society, Vol. 20, No. 2, 2016. Durlauf, Steven


MP-IDSA: Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses · 22 April 2024 English

Second, India sought to reconcile the divergent positions of the two Superpower blocs in the Council.6 Moreover, India proposed the formation of the Neutral Nations Repatriation Commission (NNRC) and later …

peacekeeping unit demonstrated its commitment to gender equality and women’s empowerment in peacekeeping emphasis on local ownership, capacity-building, and gender-sensitive approaches. India has also provided training the UN Mission in Liberia led to revisiting the gender mainstreaming debate in UNPKOs. In 2007, India Indian woman peacekeeper received the UN Military Gender Advocate Award for her outstanding contribution Female’ Boot on the Ground: Indian Ambivalence over Gender Mainstreaming in UN Peacekeeping Operations”, International


RAND Corporation · 22 April 2024 English

Drawing on findings from focus groups with diverse Village Movement members and leaders, the authors explore participants' views about healthy aging, their views on how Villages support healthy aging, and …

Age 80 – 89 8 3 4 1 Unreported 0 1 0 1 Gender Female 10 12 11 7 Male 1 1 2


ICRIER: Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations · 22 April 2024

2 The country has the potential to elevate its export of goods from the current approximate level of USD 450 billion to an impressive USD 1 trillion by 2030, positioning …

and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and on trade and gender. Rationalisation of India’s current negotiating


22 April 2024 English

The horrific attacks of October 7 have caused incredible tension within communities, sparking a wave of hatred and abuse. Hostility on the streets, racist abuse and empowered extremists now feel …

rights (e.g. liberal versions of freedom of speech, gender and sexual equality).” As the MCB put it: “We see failure to accept liberal norms, often centred around gender and homosexuality.”71 It is, of course, everyone’s everyone’s right to hold any views they wish on gender and homosexuality, but it is not Islamophobic to criticise


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