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Equality Gender Equality Climate Change Social Inclusion

State of gender equality and climate change in South Asia and the Hindu Kush Himalaya

The Report provides a comprehensive analysis of the gender dimensions of climate change in three key climate-affected sectors of agriculture, water, and energy in ten countries – Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka – in South Asia and the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH).
Report from UNEP, UN Women, published 2022
Equality Disaster Management Persons With Disability Good Practices

Disability Inclusion in Disaster Risk Management Operations: an Exploration of Good Practices and Resources

This note aims to update good practices of disaster risk management that is inclusive of the needs of persons with disabilities in the five key areas outlined by the report. This note recognizes these needs in the context of rapidly evolving multiple crises, especially punctuated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The intersection of poverty and disability, along with other sources of marginalization, can play a significant role in undermining a person’s resilience to disasters.
Report from UNDRR, published 2022
Equality Unpaid Work Mental Health Health Impacts

Gender differences in the association between unpaid labour and mental health in employed adults: a systematic review

Globally, billions of hours are spent on unpaid labour every year, a burden that is disproportionately carried by women. However, the potential health effects of unpaid labour have largely been unexplored. This Review examines the gendered association between unpaid labour and mental health among employed adults
Report from Lancet, published 2022
Equality Discrimination Caste Based Discrimination Gender Based Discrimination

India Discrimination Report 2022

The overall conclusion emerging from the India Discrimination Report 2022 is that while there has been a decline in discrimination within the labour market in India over a decadal timeframe, this is characterised by high gender inequity so much so that the probability of a woman being employed in decent jobs has no bearing on her endowments.
Report from Oxfam India, published 2022
Equality Gender Inequality Gender-based violence (GBV) Equal Rights

Global Gender Gap Report 2022

In 2022, the global gender gap has been closed by 68.1%. At the current rate of progress, it will take 132 years to reach full parity. This represents a slight four-year improvement compared to the 2021 estimate (136 years to parity). However, it does not compensate for the generational loss which occurred between 2020 and 2021: according to trends leading up to 2020, the gender gap was set to close within 100 years.
Report from World Economic Forum, published 2022
Equality Southern Africa Poor People Income Inequalities

Inequality in Southern Africa: An Assessment of the Southern African Customs Union

Report from The World Bank, published 2022
Equality Gender Pay Gap Health Sector Care Sector

The gender pay gap in the health and care sector a global analysis in the time of COVID-19

Despite the high degree of feminization, the health and care sector faces gender inequalities, including with respect to pay. This report is the first of its kind: a global and sector-wide gender pay gap analysis using data from 54 countries, which together represent about 40% of the sector’s wage employees across the world.
Report from World Health Organization, published 2022
Equality Gender Equality Food Security Hunger

Food Security and Gender Equality: A synergistic understudied symphony

Report from CARE, published 2022
Equality Gender Pay Gap Motherhood Penalties Gender Inequality

2022 State of the Gender Pay Gap Report

Report from Payscale, published 2022
Equality Forced Displacement Gender Dimension Gender Inequality

Gender Dimensions of Forced Displacement

Report from The World Bank, published 2022