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Women's Underrepresentation in IFI Leadership
November 27, 2023
EU-Africa Strategy: State of Play
November 24, 2023
All Foreign Policy Spending Should Take Gender Into Account
December 22, 2020
Always considering gender is smart foreign policy. Globally, gender plays a significant role in determining the barriers people face and the opportunities they have available to them—including their access to economic opportunities and leadership positions, or protection from violence or climate cha...
COVID-19 and Violence against Women and Children: A Third Research Round Up for the 16 Days of Activism
December 07, 2020
This year, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence comes at a time when there is unprecedented global attention on violence against women and children (VAW/C). The theme of “Fund, Respond, Prevent and Collect!” puts a focus on the need for increased financing to support survivors and p...
WHITE HOUSE AND THE WORLD POLICY BRIEFS
Restoring and Revitalizing US Leadership on Global Gender Equality and Inclusion
December 03, 2020
The Biden administration can restore the US government’s reputation as a global leader on gender equality—and take it to the next level through employing an intersectional lens.
Measuring Women’s Economic Empowerment: A Compendium of Selected Tools
December 02, 2020
A main objective of the compendium is practical: helping readers locate and choose different tools (and indicators) for different purposes. This includes providing a better understanding of the factors that affect country rankings produced by different tools and selecting among tools and indicators ...
Women’s Economic Empowerment in West Africa: Towards a Practical Research Agenda
October 20, 2020
Evidence on ‘what works’ to promote women’s economic empowerment has expanded in recent years but remains geographically unbalanced, with English speaking countries and those with more longstanding research traditions better represented. Recognizing the importance of context specificity in understan...
COVID-19 and Violence against Women and Children: A Second Research Round Up
September 23, 2020
COVID-19 has raised the profile of violence against women and children (VAW/C) within the global discourse. Nine months after the emergence of COVID-19, global stakeholders continue to advocate for increased funding and action to mitigate against the risk of violence on vulnerable populations and su...
Closing Gender Pay Gaps
September 16, 2020
We convened a virtual roundtable to discuss how public and private sector actors can better understand and work together to narrow gender gaps in pay. To operationalize recommendations raised during the discussion, here we present 6 actions for governments that draw on principles of openness an...