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Combatting inequality with information: How gender and environment data can promote gender inclusion in the Sustainable Development Goals

CSW 2016 NGO Parallel Event

Please join IUCN Global Gender Office, with speakers from Conservation International, Sierra Club, and World Resources Institute in presenting new data and case studies relating to implementation, monitoring, and accountability for the SDGs.

Panelists will present new data and case studies relating to implementation, monitoring, and accountability for the Sustainable Development Goals. The event will take place on Thursday, March 24 from 12:30-2p at 221 E. 52nd Street, New York.

See the link to the event and event flyer for more information.


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New post from EnGendering Data

How sex-disaggregated land statistics can help monitor progress of the new Sustainable Development Goals

For decades feminist economists and women’s rights advocates have made the case that the lack of data on women’s land rights has limited the ability to understand how this affects food security and rural poverty. However, recent developments may help us to overcome this challenge. The new SDGs have identified women’s land rights as a priority, setting them as targets in both Goal 1(end poverty in all its forms everywhere) and Goal 5 (achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls). Numerous UN agencies – including FAO and UN Women- are supporting the use of land indicators disaggregated by sex (in addition to type of tenure, age cohorts and ethnicity) to monitor targets regarding equal rights to economic resources, including land (t 1.4) and undertaking reforms to give women equal rights to economic resources (t 5a).

Read on at PIM’s EnGendering Data blog.