Blog posts and other content on gender

Gender-balance in Parliaments: An indispensable condition for more democratic and sustainable societies
Kate Brooks and and Eleonore Komai, OECD Directorate for Public Governance and Territorial Development

Available at http://oecdinsights.org/2017/03/08/gender-balance-in-parliaments/.

Gender equality in West Africa: Actions speak louder than words
Julia Wanjiru, OECD Sahel and West Africa Club (SWAC) Secretariat

Available at http://oecdinsights.org/2017/03/08/gender-equality-in-west-africa/

Could a man become Chancellor of Germany?
Monika Queisser, Senior Counsellor, OECD Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs

Available at http://oecdinsights.org/2016/10/26/could-a-man-become-chancellor-of-germany/

Empowering parental leave
David Cruickshank, global chairman of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited

Available at http://oecdinsights.org/2016/10/07/empowering-parental-leave/

Empowering women is key to improving food security and resilience in West Africa
Richard Clarke, OECD Sahel and West Africa Club (SWAC) Secretariat

Available at http://oecdinsights.org/2016/10/24/women-food-security-resilience-west-africa/

Why do so many women want to become teachers?
Dirk Van Damme, Head of the Innovation and Measuring Progress Division, OECD Directorate for Education and Skills 

Available at http://oecdeducationtoday.blogspot.fr/2017/03/why-do-so-many-women-want-to-become_1.html.

Doctors and nurses are from Venus, scientists and engineers are from Mars (for now)
Francesco Avvisati, Analyst, OECD Directorate for Education and Skills

Available at http://oecdeducationtoday.blogspot.fr/2017/02/doctors-and-nurses-are-from-venus.html.

Mind the Gap: Inequality in education
Tracey Burns, Senior Analyst, OECD Directorate for Education and Skills

Available at http://oecdeducationtoday.blogspot.fr/2017/02/mind-gap-inequality-in-education.html

Sweden is a champion of gender equality, but parity is not reached yet
Christophe André, Swedish Desk, Country Studies Branch, OECD Economics Department

Available at http://oecdecoscope.wordpress.com/2017/02/21/sweden-is-a-champion-of-gender-equality-but-parity-is-not-reached-yet/

Gender and skilled immigration: Challenges and recommendations
Anna Boucher, University of Sydney

Available at http://oecd-development-matters.org/2017/02/06/gender-and-skilled-immigration-challenges-and-recommendations/

Gender gaps in emerging economies: The role of skills


Available at http://oecdskillsandwork.wordpress.com/2016/07/28/gender-gaps-in-emerging-economies-the-role-of-skills/

Gender in the media: March 2017

Available at www.wikigender.org/wiki/gender-in-the-media/

©OECD Observer March 2017




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