The State of the Digital Economy in the Commonwealth
This first volume in the Commonwealth Connectivity Series explores some of the issues facing policy-makers in the Commonwealth in the wake of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. It provides policy recommendations that Commonwealth members can use to address the challenges and realise the benefits of the digital age.
Case Law Handbook on Violence Against Women and Girls in Commonwealth East Africa: Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda
This case law handbook illustrates the manifestations of VAWG in the respective jurisdictions in Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda, application of the law (national and international), procedures, current and recommended court practices, sentencing, remedies, ratio decidendi, relevant obiter dicta and the recommended judicial process.
The Economic Cost of Violence Against Women and Girls: A Study of Seychelles
A framework to assess the economic cost of violence against women and girls that captures linkages and secondary effects to assess the full impact of VAWG. Data gathered will be useful for reporting on SDG5 and SDG16, assess national statistical systems, and measure progress across all of the SDGs in a manner that is inclusive and fair.
Gender Equality in the Commonwealth: Volume 1, 2017/18
This report documents progress made by the Commonwealth’s 53 member countries in promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment. It records performances on available indicators covering four themes: women in leadership, women’s economic empowerment, ending violence against women and girls and gender and climate change.
Quantifying the Barriers to Services Trade in the Commonwealth: A Focus on Kenya and Rwanda
Quantifying the Barriers to Services Trade in the Commonwealth focuses on addressing policy barriers within services sectors in Kenya and Rwanda, including commercial banking, distribution and road transportation, which are key enablers of trade.
Small States: Economic Review and Basic Statistics, Volume 20
Small States: Economic Review and Basic Statistics is a flagship publication of the Commonwealth Secretariat highlighting the development indicators of small states and disseminating knowledge on their economic performance.
A Handbook for Gender-Inclusive Elections in Commonwealth Africa: Achieving 50:50 by 2030
A Handbook for Gender-Inclusive Elections in Commonwealth Africa: Achieving 50:50 by 2030 reviews the systems, legislation and best practice that will need to be implemented and effectively monitored to get more women into politics and help to realise Sustainable Development Goal 5 – achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.
Commonwealth Trade Review 2018: Strengthening the Commonwealth Advantage: Trade, Technology, Governance
The theme of Commonwealth Trade Review 2018 is ‘Strengthening the Commonwealth Advantage: Trade, Technology, Governance’. It presents new empirical findings, rich insights and practical recommendations on how to boost the ‘Commonwealth advantage’ in trade and investment.
Changing the Law: A Practical Guide to Law Reform
Changing the Law: A Practical Guide to Law Reform is designed to provide practical assistance to users seeking to deliver high standard law reform outcomes. Using examples and experience from around the Commonwealth and beyond, it guides users through each phase of a successful reform, from initiation to final implementation.
Youth Work in the Commonwealth: A Growth Profession
Youth Work in the Commonwealth: A Growth Profession aims to help countries learn from good practices, and assess gaps in establishing youth work as a recognised profession in diverse contexts.
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