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Resources for Gender Equity

The Life-Course Approach to CRVS: A Crucial Tool to Advance Gender Equality

This report provides an insight on how deficiencies in civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems can marginalize women and girls. Through three country case studies, this article demonstrates how under-registration throughout the life course denies legal identity and perpetuates gender inequality.  Additionally, the report finds major registration gaps affecting women across vital events. Delayed […]

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Femicide and Impunity in Mexico: A context of structural and generalized violence

This CEDAW report provides insight on the femicide crisis and gender-based violence in Mexico. It documents how deficiencies in data collection, analysis, and legal enforcement allow these human rights violations to persist unchecked.   Inconsistent, non-disaggregated data from government sources make it impossible to grasp the true scale of violence against women. Major gaps exist, with […]

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D4H Chat Summary: Gender and CRVS

Countries represented: Uganda, Cambodia, Senegal, Cameroon, South Africa, India, Bangladesh Definitions Sex: Biological sex, the sex you were born with – female, male, intersex Gender identity: person’s inner concept of self as a woman, man, a blend of both, or neither. A person’s gender identity can be the same or different from their sex assigned […]

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Summary: Gender Mainstreaming in Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) Prevention

This Data for Health Gender Chat discussion focused on examining the relationship between gender and prevention of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), gender as a stressor in mental health, strategies to ensure complete data collection around sensitive gender norms, and next steps in the study of gender as a risk factor for NCDs. Relationship Between Gender and […]

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D4H Chat Summary: Gender Data Analysis

This Data for Health Gender Chat discussion focused on the challenges of collecting accurate and complete gender data and how to conduct better analyses using proxy indicators for gender norms to improve health outcomes. Common Challenges in Gender Data Analysis and Strategies to Overcome Them Missing data One way to overcome missing gender data is […]

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The new Building Responsive Investments in Data for Gender Equality (BRIDGE) Tool

The BRIDGE Tool assessment consists of four key components: For additional information about the project and for questions about any of the products above, please contact Lorenz Noe and Tawheeda Wahabzada at Open Data Watch.

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