Acting on gender


Angel Gurría, OECD secretary-general, Karen Kornbluh, US ambassador to the OECD, and Geena Davis, Academy Award winning actor and founder of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, at the pre-G20 side event: Growing Economies through Women’s Entrepreneurship, 31 October, 2011, co-hosted by the US and the OECD. Women’s issues, long a priority focus at the OECD, were given a boost at the 2011 ministerial council meeting, where ministers affirmed that women’s economic empowerment is critical to stronger, fairer economic growth.

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Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media –

©OECD Observer No 286 Q3 2011

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