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Drivers of gender inequality in developing countries – the Social Institutions and Gender Index 2012

There is widespread consensus that gender equality is a prerequisite for development, growth and poverty reduction. In recent decades, policy makers and researchers have increasingly turned attention and resources to closing gender gaps on key economic and social indicators, yet … Continue reading

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Violence against women: more risky than cancer, car accidents, war and malaria!

Women around the world are subject to rape, domestic violence and other forms of violence, and the scale and true nature of the issue is often hidden. That’s why women’s activists have marked November 25 as the International Day for … Continue reading

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