Women's Lives, Globally
Nature of Setting
There are many big problems to be addressed when the lives of women across a range of countries are considered. Many big problems are well known and some are yet to be recognized widely. The sources of information listed below are good places to get a macro, global view of the issues.
Problem Solvers in This Space
Sources of Information
- Council on Women and Girls, White House
- UN Women addresses issues of gender equality and empowerment of women. The website has data and other resources and their annual report for 2011-12 can be downloaded here.
- The UN Development Programme prepares the Gender Inequality Index. Information about it can be found in their 2013 annual report. The index is
- Report on the progress towards the United Nations' Millennium Development Goal 3 on gender equality and empowering woman.
- UNESCO's webpage on gender equality.
- Half the Sky Movement and the bestselling book and documentary, also called Half the Sky. There is a TED video by Sheryl WuDunn who is co-author of the book along with
- United Nations Population Fund: gender equality, safe motherhood, improving reproductive health, female genital mutilation