Gender Equality in the Commonwealth

Volume 1, 2017/18

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978-1-84929-184-2

Gender Equality in the Commonwealth

Series Title: Gender Equality in the Commonwealth
Number within series: 1
Publication date: 18 March 2019
ISBN: 978-1-84929-184-2
Pages: 186

This report documents progress made by the Commonwealth’s 53 member countries in promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment. In doing so, it records Commonwealth countries’ performances on available indicators covering the four themes adopted as priorities for Gender Equality 2017–2020 and beyond, endorsed by the 11th Commonwealth Women’s Affairs Ministers at their 2016 meeting hosted by the Government of Samoa.

These themes are: (1) Women in leadership, ( 2) Women’s economic empowerment, (3) Ending violence against women and girls and (4) Gender and climate change.



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The Commonwealth
Foreword
Preface
List of figures
List of tables
List of boxes
Acronyms and abbreviations
Summary

Chapter 1. Women in Leadership
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Africa
1.3 Asia
1.4 The Caribbean and Americas
1.5 Europe
1.6 The Pacific
1.7 Section summary and conclusions: women in leadership
Endnotes
References

Chapter 2. Women’s Economic Empowerment
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Africa
2.3 Asia
2.4 The Caribbean and Americas
2.5 Europe
2.6 The Pacific
2.7 Section summary and conclusions: women’s economic empowerment
Endnotes
References

Chapter 3. Ending Violence Against Women and Girls
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Africa
3.3 Asia
3.4 The Caribbean and the Americas
3.5 Europe
3.6 The Pacific
3.7 Section summary and conclusions: ending violence against women and girls
Endnotes
References

Chapter 4. Gender and Climate Change
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Africa
4.3 Asia
4.4 The Caribbean and Americas
4.5 Europe
4.6 The Pacific
4.7 Section summary and conclusions: gender and climate change
Endnotes
References

Annex One
Figures 1 to 48
Endnote
References

Annex Two
Tables 1 to 32
Endnote
References