State of Gender Data Financing – 2021

Topic: Understanding Gender Data
Type: Report
Author: data, Open Data Watch Date: May 2021

The lessons learned through the COVID-19 pandemic confirm the importance of and need for better gender data and the immediate need for rethinking how to increase investments in gender data.

This report finds that to build and sustain core gender data systems, an additional $500 million from donors is needed every year from now through 2030.

Building on our 2019 report of the same name, this report provides an assessment of the current gender data ecosystem and highlights the gap between current financing and the level of financing that is needed to fully fund gender data systems from now until 2030. It also provides an overview of the financing options available to fill these funding gaps and it concludes with suggestions on six areas of action for the way forward.

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