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Gender Equality : Progress and Challenges worldwide

In its latest World Development Report released in September 2011, the World Bank recognises again that gender equality is smart economics – and that it matters for development. Image source: http://www.worldbank.org With women now representing 40% of the global labour … Continue reading

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World Bank: more action on gender inequality needed

The World Bank is calling on governments to address gender inequality as part of their socio-economic policies. The bank’s director of poverty reduction and economic management, Ana Revenga, told a seminar in Bangkok recently that there had been major improvements … Continue reading

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