May 26, 2022

Compilation: Statistics/Indicators About Women’s Equality Around the World (International Women’s Day 2016)

A recently released compilation (21 pages; PDF) of statistics from several sources about women’s equality around the globe.

It is being made available by the UK House of Commons Library.

This briefing gives an introduction to International Women’s Day, celebrated on the 8th of March. It examines a variety of indicators for women’s equality both in the UK and internationally.

Here’s a look at the table of contents:


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