The Gender Equality Measure scores ads or entertainment on how and how prominently they depict women, like an ad-industry version of Six Sigma, the data-driven methodology aimed at eliminating defects in products or services.
This strategy outlines the Government’s efforts on gender equality by strengthening our ability to engage in policy dialogue in the region and beyond; and upholding our international reputation as a global leader on gender equality and women’s empowerment.
Intimate partner violence contributes more to the burden than any other risk factor in women aged 18-44 years, more than well known risk factors like tobacco use, high cholesterol or use of illicit drugs;
The new data shows some encouraging signs – a continued downward trajectory of the gender pay gap, increased women’s representation in leadership and that more employers are taking action to address gender inequality. But progress is modest at best.