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Women in the Arab World: Gender Statistics

This is a guide to library and web resources to support research in Women's Studies in the Arab World

Gender statistics

OECD Gender Data Portal The OECD Gender Data Portal includes selected indicators shedding light on gender inequalities in education, employment, entrepreneurship, health and development....The data cover OECD member countries, as well as partner economies including Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, and South Africa.
UNESCO Institute for Statistics - Gender Equality in Education To help countries fulfill their promise to close the gender gap by 2030, the UIS disaggregates all indicators by sex to the extent possible, produces parity indices and develops new indicators to better reflect the equity and inclusion of girls and boys.
Women in Science - UNESCO Institute for Statistics UIS is developing a series of new indicators about the dynamics that shape women’s decisions to pursue STEM careers – from their educational pathways to the social factors, such as starting a family and workplace environment
Directory of UN Resources on Gender and Women's Issues Directory of UN Resources on Gender and Women's Issues

Reports, databases and archives relating to gender equality and women's human rights

Evidence and Data for Gender Equality (EDGE) project is a joint initiative of the United Nations Statistics Division and UN Women that seeks to improve the integration of gender issues into the regular production of official statistics for better, evidence-based policies.
Gender statistics sources A topical list prepared by UN Statistics Division
Statistics and indicators on women and men This web site provides statistics and indicators on women and men in six specific fields of concern: population, families, health, education, work and politics and human rights.
World's Women reports The World's Women reports are prepared by the Statistics Division of the UN Department for Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) at five-year intervals, starting in 1990.
Global Gender Statistics Programme This website serves as a platform for the dissemination of developments in the field of gender statistics and promotes the inclusion of gender statistics into all fields of statistical activities at both the national and international levels
World Bank Gender Data Portal This gender data portal is a one-stop source of information on gender at the country level as well as a compilation of data on key gender topics from national statistics agencies, United Nations databases, and World Bank-conducted or funded surveys.