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Image of Gillian Bird, Australia's ambassador to the United Nations delivering Australia's Voluntary National Review (VNR).
Australia presents first VNR to the UN and highlights data as key focus for tracking SDG progress

On Tuesday 17 July, Gillian Bird, Australia’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN, delivered Australia’s Voluntary National Review (VNR) to outline Australia’s progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Why women must be visible in the measurement of SDG progress

The High Level Political Forum (HLPF) is a moment for women’s rights advocates to ensure that the representation of women is codified in measuring progress towards the SDGs. By Dr Kylie Fisk, IWDA IDM Researcher

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Supporting policy makers to leave no one behind

The annual High Level Political Forum (HLPF) at the United Nations is a central platform to follow up and review progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It is an important part of the journey to 2030 and ensuring no one is left behind.  

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Individual level measurement: looking inside the household matters

Leading experts estimate that around one third of all inequality exists within households, and two-thirds between households. As a global community, we don’t currently measure the different experiences of individuals within households…

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3 minutes
IDM-IMPECO Workshop on poverty measurement, University of Granada

On June 12 and 13, Dr Helen Suich, Senior Research Fellow with the Australian National University (ANU) IDM team met with representatives of the IMPECO (Investigar para Medir la Pobreza en Costa Rica) project  

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Rural women face unique challenges: a briefing for CSW62

In March 2018, the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62) considers the priority theme ‘Challenges and Opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls’. Read the IDM briefing for CSW62.  

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IDM welcomes Joanna Pradela

The Individual Deprivation Measure (IDM) team is thrilled to announce that from April 2018, Joanna Pradela will commence in the role of Team Leader, IWDA Individual Deprivation Measure Team. Joanna brings over a decade of experience in the international development and humanitarian sectors, with a focus on research, program management, policy and advocacy. She has […]

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Webinar: Women’s Economic Empowerment: Practical Tools for Gender-responsive Poverty Measurement.

ANU IDM Team Leader, Professor Sharon Bessell discussed the IDM as part of a panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment in March. The event, sponsored by SEEP is part of a learning hub and fund to promote collaboration through webinars, case studies, briefs and meetings.  

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Why data matters for advancing women’s economic empowerment

ANU IDM Co-leader Janet Hunt’s blog ‘How can we know if women are being economically empowered?’ is part of summary overview of the ODI blog series “Women, work and economic empowerment”, published on the London School of Economics and Political Science website. Read the contribution here 

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IDM at the Indonesia Development Forum, 2017

In August 2017, Dr Sharon Bessell, ANU IDM Team Leader, was invited to speak on poverty and multidimensional inequality at the Indonesia Development Forum, hosted by the Government of Indonesia and organised by the Knowledge Sector Initiative (KSI)…

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Image of Gillian Bird, Australia's ambassador to the United Nations delivering Australia's Voluntary National Review (VNR).
Australia presents first VNR to the UN and highlights data as key focus for tracking SDG progress

On Tuesday 17 July, Gillian Bird, Australia’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN, delivered Australia’s Voluntary National Review (VNR) to outline Australia’s progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Why women must be visible in the measurement of SDG progress

The High Level Political Forum (HLPF) is a moment for women’s rights advocates to ensure that the representation of women is codified in measuring progress towards the SDGs. By Dr Kylie Fisk, IWDA IDM Researcher

Supporting policy makers to leave no one behind

The annual High Level Political Forum (HLPF) at the United Nations is a central platform to follow up and review progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It is an important part of the journey to 2030 and ensuring no one is left behind.  

5 minutes
Individual level measurement: looking inside the household matters

Leading experts estimate that around one third of all inequality exists within households, and two-thirds between households. As a global community, we don’t currently measure the different experiences of individuals within households…

3 minutes
IDM-IMPECO Workshop on poverty measurement, University of Granada

On June 12 and 13, Dr Helen Suich, Senior Research Fellow with the Australian National University (ANU) IDM team met with representatives of the IMPECO (Investigar para Medir la Pobreza en Costa Rica) project  

1 minute
Rural women face unique challenges: a briefing for CSW62

In March 2018, the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62) considers the priority theme ‘Challenges and Opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls’. Read the IDM briefing for CSW62.  

5 mins

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