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

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

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

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

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

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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 

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

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

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

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

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Gender gaps in emerging economies: The role of skills

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Gender in the media: March 2017

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