2012 World Development Report on Gender Equality and Development @WorldBank #hwhtw

November 20, 2011 at 12:37 pm 1 comment

A great resource from the World Bank for information about gender and development progress all over the world, including maps, quotes, and stats.

“The 2012 World Development Report on Gender Equality and Development finds that women’s lives around the world have improved dramatically, but gaps remain in many areas. The authors use a conceptual framework to examine progress to date, and then recommend policy actions.”

Read more: http://econ.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/EXTDEC/EXTRESEARCH/EXTWDRS/EXTWDR2012/0,,menuPK:7778074~pagePK:7778278~piPK:7778320~theSitePK:7778063~contentMDK:22851055,00.html?cid=EXT_TwitterWBPubs_P_EXT

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  • 1. curt rice  |  November 20, 2011 at 4:31 pm

    Thanks for that excellent pointer.
    In return, here’s one to a new report from the Spanish government on sexism in research institutions, via a few words I wrote about it: http://wp.me/p1xS1Q-kr


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