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Progress of the World’s Women

“Progress of the World’s Women” is UN Women’s occasional investigation of progress made towards a world where women live free from violence, poverty and inequality. Provocative and insightful, this series is the product of multi-year processes that bring together leading practitioners and academics to undertake thorough research and in-depth analyses.

PROGRESS WORLDS WOMEN 2019/20

Progress of the World's Women 2019-2020

Families in a Changing World

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Progress of the World’s Women
21 Aug 2019
This report provides an extensive assessment of the reality of families today. It brings together global, regional and national data, and in-depth analysis about core issues of concern, including family laws, income and employment, unpaid care work, violence against women, and families and migrat...
PROGRESS WORLDS WOMEN 2015/16

Progress of the World's Women 2015-2016

Transforming Economies, Realizing Rights

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Progress of the World’s Women
9 Jul 2015
This UN Women’s flagship report shows that, all too often, women’s economic and social rights are held back, because they are forced to fit into a ‘man’s world’. But, it is possible to move beyond the status quo, to picture a world where economies are built with women’s rights at their heart. It ...
PROGRESS WORLDS WOMEN 2011/12

Progress of the World's Women 2011-2012

In Pursuit of Justice

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Progress of the World’s Women
8 Jul 2011
The past century has seen a transformation in women's legal rights, with countries in every region expanding the scope of women's legal entitlements. Nevertheless for many of the world's women the laws that exist on paper do not translate to equality and justice. Progress of the World's Women: In...
PROGRESS WORLDS WOMEN 2008/09

Progress of the World's Women 2008-2009

Who Answers to Women? Gender and Accountability

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Progress of the World’s Women
23 Oct 2008
This volume of Progress of the World’s Women asks the question “Who answers to women?” at a pivotal moment. It demonstrates that the Millennium Development Goals and other international commitments to women will only be met if gender-responsive accountability systems are put in place both nationa...
PROGRESS WORLDS WOMEN 2005

Progress of the World's Women 2005

Women, Work and Poverty

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Progress of the World’s Women
7 Oct 2005