Progress of the World’s Women 2008/2009: Who answers to women? – Gender and Accountability.

29 01 2010

URL: http://www.unifem.org/progress/2008/media/POWW08_Report_Full_Text.pdf%20. Source: United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM).

This report argues that realizing women’s rights and achieving the Millennium Development Goals depends on strengthening accountability for commitments to women and gender equality. The report argues that women’s empowerment and gender equality are drivers for reducing poverty, building food security, reducing maternal mortality, safeguarding the environment, and enhancing the effectiveness of aid.

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