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Progress of the world's women 2019 - 2020 : families in a changing world UN Women

Contributor(s): UN Women.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: UN Women, 2019Description: electronic document (285 pages) ; PDF file : 6 MB.ISBN: 978-1-63214-156-9 .Other title: Families in a changing world.Subject(s): ECONOMIC ASPECTS | FAMILIES | GENDER EQUALITY | INTERNATIONAL COMPARISON | JUSTICE | SOCIAL CHANGE | VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN | WOMENOnline resources: Click here to access online | Executive summary | Access the website Summary: UN Women’s flagship report assesses the reality of families today in the context of sweeping economic, demographic, political, and social transformation. The report features global, regional, and national data. It also analyses key issues such as family laws, employment, unpaid care work, violence against women, and families and migration. At a critical juncture for women’s rights, this landmark report proposes a comprehensive family-friendly policy agenda to advance gender equality in diverse families. A package of policies to deliver this agenda is affordable for most countries, according to a costing analysis included in the report. When families are places of equality and justice, economies and societies thrive and unlock the full potential of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The report shows that achieving the SDGs depends on promoting gender equality within families. (From the website). The 26 page Executive summary and other resources can be accessed from the website. Record #6330
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UN Women’s flagship report assesses the reality of families today in the context of sweeping economic, demographic, political, and social transformation. The report features global, regional, and national data. It also analyses key issues such as family laws, employment, unpaid care work, violence against women, and families and migration.

At a critical juncture for women’s rights, this landmark report proposes a comprehensive family-friendly policy agenda to advance gender equality in diverse families. A package of policies to deliver this agenda is affordable for most countries, according to a costing analysis included in the report. When families are places of equality and justice, economies and societies thrive and unlock the full potential of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The report shows that achieving the SDGs depends on promoting gender equality within families. (From the website). The 26 page Executive summary and other resources can be accessed from the website. Record #6330

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