Tag Archives: Gender Equality

Why Do Men Win 99 Percent Of All Procurement Contracts?

The vast majority of us can agree that greater participation of women in the economy and in trade boosts economic growth and makes it more inclusive. But we need to translate this understanding into action and ensure that governments — and the private sector — do more to make this happen. The fact remains that despite encouraging results in some countries, there is no economy today

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Nearly 40% Of The World’s Girls And Women Live In Countries Failing On Gender Equality

Results for 129 countries measured by a new Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Gender Index released by Equal Measures 2030 show that the world is far from achieving gender equality, with 1.4 billion girls and women living in countries that get a “very poor” failing grade on gender equality. The SDG Gender Index, launched at the Women Deliver 2019 Conference, is

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