Posts tagged Gender Parity
Gender equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

This report by UN Women, Turning Promises into Action, comes at a critical time. More than two years into the life of the 2030 Agenda, it calls for dramatic advances in statistics, financing and policies for gender equality, as well as more determined steps towards democratic governance and accountability. Based on robust data and expert analysis, the report takes stock of where we stand on key aspects of gender equality globally; tells us what is needed to monitor progress meaningfully; and provides wide- ranging recommendations for change.

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Gender Equality in Employment as a Fundamental Human Right. Why is important to address gender inequality in employment?

Gender equality is a fundamental human right. At the same time it also makes good economic sense because it means using the country’s human capital more efficiently. It can have profound benefits not just for women themselves but also for families, communities and national economies.

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Close Skills Gaps and Gender Gaps to Prepare MENA for the Future of Jobs

“With relatively high rates of female education, Bahrain stands to make significant economic gains from integrating more women into the workforce. Progress is already underway in the country and we look forward to building on this through a new Gender Parity Task Force, working across the public and private sectors to accelerate change,” said Khalid Rumaihi, Chief Executive of the Bahrain Economic Development Board.

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