Work Around the Globe
MEASURES Gender Equality/Empowerment Meeting
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..."