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).
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.
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
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
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.
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.