We can only make women’s lives better if data are available to monitor their status. But, as highlighted in a report “Mapping Gender Data Gaps,” data are often incomplete and a concerted global effort is needed to improve the scope and quality of gender statistics. A roundtable hosted by Data2X (a collaboration of the UN Foundation, the Hewlett Foundation, and the office of Hillary Rodham Clinton) and co-organized with the UN Statistics Division, UN Women, the World Bank, PARIS21, and OECD, tackled these issues and looked at specific practical ways that organizations and countries can respond.
Author: Open Data Watch
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