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Gender Equality and Development

The main message of this year’s World Development Report: Gender Equality and Development is that these patterns of progress and persistence in gender equality matter, both for development outcomes and policy making. They matter because gender equality is a core … Continue reading

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Leadership, Cognitive Complexity, and Gender

This paper uses two theories of adult development to frame an exploration of gender and leadership. In the last decade, the definition of an effective leader has shifted from charismatic decision maker to steward, designer, and builder of learning organizations. … Continue reading

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Resource Guide on Gender and Climate Change

Climate change is the defining human development issue of our generation. The 2007 Human Development report acknowledges that climate change threatens to erode human freedoms and limit choice and the report further underscores that gender inequality intersects with climate risks … Continue reading

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A Journey to Gender Equality in Education

This report is an overview of the current state of girls’ education and gender equality. It includes a summary of UNGEI activities and functions, a review of remaining challenges and a sketch of the future direction of UNGEI. This is … Continue reading

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