This latest report from UN Women examines the status of women in the global economy and proposes a new economic policy agenda that aims to boost gender equality. Included is a telling set of statistics and analysis that illustrate the gender gap and gender discrimination experienced in the labor force. The report introduces ten recommendations that promote a global society that measures economic success based on the fulfillment of human rights rather than strictly traditional economic indicators.
This document from the 13th Biennial Coastal Zone Conference explains the necessity of mainstreaming a gender perspective in coastal zone management practices.
This annual review of renewable energy and jobs published by IRENA adds key information for any research on the global status of renewable energy today. Althoug gender is only minimally referenced, this provides a necessary starting point for this discussion.
Sustainable development can only be achieved through long-term investments in economic, human and environmental capital. At present, the female half of the world’s human capital is undervalued and underutilised the world over. This report is a cross-cutting work on gender that aims to increase understanding of the role of women in maintaining the pillars of sustainable development.