Closing the gender data gap

Topic: Understanding Gender Data
Type: Journal Article
Author: Mayra Buvinic, Ruth Levine Date: March 2017

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To achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment, we need robust information about the lives of women and girl...
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World leaders have committed to gender equality with the SDGs, but we currently lack the data that is required to ensure this target is met.

This article argues that to achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment, we need robust information about the lives of women and girls. We need to understand the size and nature of the gender gap. We need to identify the underlying causes of inequality, measure its consequences, design effective policy solutions and have adequate data to monitor progress.

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To achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment, we need robust information about the lives of women and girls. So how do we close the #genderdata gap? Great overview by @mayrabuvinic & @RuthLevine5.

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