The Generation Equality Forum defined bold commitments to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment across the globe, launching a global 5-year action plan backed by $40-billion in new funding.
Drawing on the Bridging the Gap studies of 25 countries across Africa, Asia & the Pacific, and Latin America & the Caribbean, this report compares the gaps in gender data that most impact our knowledge of the status and well-being of women and girls in the three regions.
This reference document details the methodology behind the “State of Gender Data Financing 2021” report by Open Data Watch and Data2X.
Civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) record births, deaths, and other major life events that are essential to understanding the development of a country and its people. CRVS are critical for protecting the fundamental rights and freedoms of individuals and in particular women, girls, and other vulnerable groups.
This study of five countries in Asia and the Pacific assesses the availability and quality of 98 gender indicators from international and national data sources that impact the status and welfare of women and girls and that can support evidence-based policies assuring gender equality.
Offering in-depth assessments for the “Bridging the Gap: Mapping Gender Data Availability in Asia and the Pacific” Technical Report, these Country Profiles and Policy Reports look at the availability, quality and use of data for data-driven policies to promote gender equality and improve the status of women.
This 12-paper Compendium presents research, case studies and best practices for building effective CRVS systems in conflict, emergency, and fragile contexts such as natural disasters or health emergencies like COVID-19. Watch the launch event (14 April).
Open Data Watch is hiring a Research Analyst to work closely with its team, partners, and clients on the use of data, open data, and related project workstreams at ODW. Application deadline is 10 April.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the world’s attention the need for accurate and timely data to guide decisions. It has been a stress test, like no other, for statistical systems around the world. One year since ODW started tracking COVID-19 data collection and use, what have we learned?
International Women’s Day is a day to note the contributions of women to the economy, society, and their families. In 2021, we call on governments, civil society, and the private sector to fill gaps in our knowledge by building statistical systems that leave no woman or girl behind.