Rural women ensure food security for their communities, build climate resilience and strengthen economies. Yet, gender inequalities, such as discriminatory laws and social norms, combined with a fast-changing economic, technological and environmental landscape restrict their full potential, leaving them far behind men and their urban counterparts.
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Globalization, digital innovation and climate change, among other factors, continue to change the world in which we work - posing both challenges as well as opportunities in realizing women's economic potential for a better tomorrow. Explore just some facts on where women stand today in the changing world of work.
Gender considerations are relevant to the achievement of the objectives of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in multi-facted ways. This infographic takes a look at how.
A recent study by the OECD Development Centre shows that gender-based discrimination in social institutions hampers economic growth.