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How India Could be a Global Beacon of Gender Data

Through creating new ways of measuring gender equality, and more gender-sensitive surveys, India can become a leader in improving the science of gender data, statistics that show inequalities between men and women in all areas of life, which are important to achieve the fifth goal of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which calls upon all nations to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls by 2030.

With its rich body of data sources and researchers, the nation can advance the global effort to improve gender data and their use for gender equality and women’s empowerment.  Continue reading....

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April 2017 GEH Blog 

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“Women's Sports History: From Strength to Resistance”: Celebrating Women’s History Month with Dr. Bonnie Morris

First recognized in 1987, Women’s History Month (observed every March) seeks to acknowledge and celebrate the role of women in American history. In light of this celebration, the UCSD Center on Gender Equity and Health hosted Dr. Bonnie Morris, Adjunct Assistant Professor at Georgetown University and George Washington University and senior fellow at the Global Women’s Institute. A specialist in women’s history, Dr. Morris’ work centers on issues in women’s sports, the women’s music movement, Jewish women’s history and other female-identified communities across time. Read the full post...

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