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Informing infrastructure in the Pacific – we need more data

While there has been significant progress in the use of time-use surveys in recent years, there is still a lack of time-use data to inform infrastructure, social policy and public services in the Pacific region.

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Gender-sensitive data must inform infrastructure planning and investment – a briefing for CSW63

The 63rd Commission for the Status of Women began on Monday, 11 March. Read our briefing here.

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10 mins
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CSW63 Parallel event: ‘It’s slavery’ why time matters for gender-sensitive, multidimensional poverty measurement

Are you attending the 63rd Commission on the Status of Women? Join us for a parallel event on time-use and multidimensional poverty measurement.

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International Women’s Day – celebrating progress towards closing the gender data gap

This year’s International Women’s Day focus is #BalanceForBetter, and we’re celebrating the people and moments that have played powerful roles in closing the gender data gap. Read on!

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5 mins
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Eliminating Violence Against Women: The Role for Data

What role can data play in ending violence against women? Read our interview with Dr Sharon Bessell for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

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Webinar: Transforming the Face of Unpaid Care Work

This Friday, Jo Crawford will be contributing to an ActionAid podcast about unpaid care work. Register for the webinar today.

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IDM at the Sustainability and Development Conference

From 9 – 11 November, the Sustainability and Development Conference was held at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. Read Associate Professor Janet Hunt and Trang Pham’s presentations to the conference.

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Measuring what really matters in global poverty

There’s much more to poverty than just low household income. Sharon Bessell

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The UN World Data Forum 2018 – Key Discussions

The Second UN World Data Forum was held this week in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It marked a milestone in the journey to “making sustainable development data for all a reality”.

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How Can We Know If Women Are Being Economically Empowered?

Read Associate Professor Janet Hunt’s (ANU IDM Team) blog for the Deliver 2030 blog series on Women, Work and Economic Empowerment.

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This is an image showing women sitting together in a hall in Bougainville. They are women's human rights defenders and they are listening to a speech that's underway.
Informing infrastructure in the Pacific – we need more data

While there has been significant progress in the use of time-use surveys in recent years, there is still a lack of time-use data to inform infrastructure, social policy and public services in the Pacific region.

Image of a woman in Nepal sitting at a sewing machine. She wears a bright blue top and green pants and has her left hand on the sewing thread.
Gender-sensitive data must inform infrastructure planning and investment – a briefing for CSW63

The 63rd Commission for the Status of Women began on Monday, 11 March. Read our briefing here.

10 mins
Image of a woman with a bright red scarf on her head, standing in a bright green rice paddy field. She is working with fellow farmers.
CSW63 Parallel event: ‘It’s slavery’ why time matters for gender-sensitive, multidimensional poverty measurement

Are you attending the 63rd Commission on the Status of Women? Join us for a parallel event on time-use and multidimensional poverty measurement.

Image of a young woman sitting on a stoop, looking up. She is wearing a purple top, and the wall behind her is a light pink. She has a pensive and content look on her face.
International Women’s Day – celebrating progress towards closing the gender data gap

This year’s International Women’s Day focus is #BalanceForBetter, and we’re celebrating the people and moments that have played powerful roles in closing the gender data gap. Read on!

5 mins
Image showing a bar graph with 5 bars, all dark blue except for one bar which is empty and has a dotted line surrounding it. There is a magnifying glass over this missing bar.
Eliminating Violence Against Women: The Role for Data

What role can data play in ending violence against women? Read our interview with Dr Sharon Bessell for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

Image of a man sitting on a bed, combing a woman's hair. The woman is reading. This photo was taken in South Asia.
Webinar: Transforming the Face of Unpaid Care Work

This Friday, Jo Crawford will be contributing to an ActionAid podcast about unpaid care work. Register for the webinar today.

2 minutes

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