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MEASURES Gender Equality/Empowerment Meeting

Measures and Rulers

An initial meeting was held on November 3rd, to bring together experts on gender equality and empowerment measures/indicators with scientific expertise regarding the science of the measures (validity, development history) and practical knowledge of what is working in the field, to identify novel and scientifically sound measures, identify gaps or frustrations with existing measures and build awareness across experts and fields regarding development of/promising measures to help push an agenda for their use, for cross-national understanding and monitoring of key issues. This meeting was held as part of our new Gates Foundation grant focused on gender equality and empowerment measures development in and for India. Please see our press release on this new study..."

GEH Blog for International Day of Women and Girls in Science 

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Improvements for whom? The importance of gender equity in monitoring progress in global health and empowerment.

February 11, 2017

Lotus McDougal and Fernanda Ewerling

In recognition of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we discuss the importance of gender equity in monitoring progress in global health and development. Read the full post...

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