Commitment Makers Must Prioritize Gender Data throughout the Generation Equality Process

Topic: Using Gender Data
Type: Knowledge Brief
Author: data Date: June 2021

When used to shape policies and investments, gender data has the power to accelerate gender equality.

But to deliver on the promise of meaningful action and transformative change, Generation Equality stakeholders must prioritize gender data.

Action Coalition leaders must ensure that data is featured throughout the finalized Global Acceleration Plan for Gender Equality, while commitment makers must ensure commitments are both data-driven and, where unavailable or underdeveloped, invest in the data needed to deliver on their goals.

This brief analyzes the representation of gender data across the Action Coalitions, finding that of 207 total commitments, just 27 address gender data, or about 13 percent.

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