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Gender equality indicators: what, why and how?

09.03.2018 / Created by (EMWF)

This practice note focuses on the use of gender equality indicators as a way of measuring change. It asks: what are indicators, and why should we develop indicators to measure gender equality?   It also

  • addresses the often political issue of what we should be measuring,  
  • provides some broad principles that can be applied, and 
  • Suggests some questions donors can ask when developing gender equality indicators.  

 The brief also offers examples of existing indicators ‐ noting that they always need to be adapted to specific contexts.   


  • Type of publication : Toolbox / Methodological guide
  • Author : Organization for economic cooperation and development (OECD)
  • Publishing house : Organization for economic cooperation and development (OECD)
  • Publication date : 2007
  • Number of pages : 13
  • Language : English


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Association des femmes pour le développement et la culture
Gender and Sexuality Resource Center. Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality
ISIS Center for Women and Development
Center of Women'  s Studies and Policies (CWSP)
Réseau Algérien des Femmes d'Affaires (RAFA)
The Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of Global Dialogue and Democracy (MIFTAH)
Khadija Zizi
Jordanian Hashemite Fund for Human Development (JOHUD)
Office for Gender Equality
Legal Association for Family Assistance and Human Rights
Femmes pour le Dire, Femmes pour Agir (FDFA)
Al Karam
Assiwar- the Feminist Arab Movement
Elham Ibrahim Younis Abdelaal
La Presse
Anna Borg
Association Corrente Rosa
Mor Masa Ritüeli
Programme d'Appui à la Société Civile (PASC-TUNISIE)
2 RIVES TV (Lyon TV Cable)
Femmes Informations Juridiques Internationales Rhône-Alpes (FIJI-RA)
Cooperation Association
Women Entrepreneurs Accelerator (WEAccelerator)
Soumia Boutkhil
Association for the Promotion of Rural Women of Mezzouna
League for Lebanese Women's Rights (LLWR)
Rayhana Association for Women of Jendouba
Voix de la Femme Jemmeliya (VFJ)
Tunisian Association of Gender Studies
Tunisie pionnieres
Mediterranean Network against Trafficking Women (MNATW)
The voice of Amazigh women
Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies (MIGS)

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