The world is behind in collecting and producing the data needed to measure gender equality, slowing progress towards achieving this critical human rights and development goal. Will UNGA act to chart a new course?
Investing in data ecosystems that include gender is vital to responding to pandemics, climate change, and global conflicts. But closing the gender data financing gap needs a strategy to make funding to go further in a time of scarcity.
How can countries, development actors and other partners accelerate the pace to finance gender data? Research suggests three ways.
The push for Open Data has made phenomenal progress in the last five years, but are there risks ahead for National Statistical Offices, data users and partner groups?
As shown by the Gender Data Network in Africa, knowledge exchange between countries is key to addressing capacity, funding, and other challenges to have data needed to reach SDGs.
What progress has been made since 2019 when the Gender Data Network was created in response to research showing huge gaps in gender data availability in Africa? This report provides an update.
This webinar identifies obstacles and opportunities of using official statistics data for fact-checking and outlines a cooperative strategy to curb the spread of misinformation.
Do the tools that measure the capacity and outputs of statistical systems answer compatible questions and provide consistent assessments? See this overiew of new comparative findings and recommendations.
What are the similarities and differences between existing tools to measure the capacity and outputs of statistical systems? This report compares 12 major indexes and tools, mapping them to the Global Data Barometer and the Data Value Chain.
A review of 20 indexes covering women’s empowerment and gender equality brings a call for new good practice standards, including transparency guidelines that spell out the assumptions or judgements behind the data and rankings.