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Gender and CRVS – Brief 2

The latest Knowledge Brief in this series looks at specific barriers, solutions and actions for strengthening civil registration and vital statistics.  Published quarterly by The Centre of Excellence for CRVS Systems in partnership with ODW, the series offers in-depth case studies and unpacks structural, political and social factors impacting gender data gaps, social protection, legal frameworks, and rights protections for women and girls.

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Bridging the Gap – Country Profiles

This set of 15 country profiles is a resource for addressing gender data gaps in Africa. Presenting findings in connection with the Bridging the Gap report, the profiles provide country-specific information and highlight opportunities in each country to strengthen the availability and quality of data for 104 gender-relevant indicators.

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OUR WORK

Open Data Watch is an international, non-profit organization working at the intersection of open data and official statistics. Our work supports the implementation of change in the production and management of official statistical data. Concentrating efforts in three areas — policy advice, data support, and monitoring — ODW seeks to make development data better and more accessible for increased use and impact. An example of the interaction between these workstreams, the Open Data Inventory (ODIN) provides in-depth annual assessments of coverage and openness that countries can then use to identify and address data gaps. Only with high-quality and open data can international organizations, governments, and citizens solve the challenges of measuring and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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