January 22, 2022

International Women’s Day: A Selection of New/Updated Reference/Data-Rich Reports Re: Women and Gender Issues

Annual Report: No Change In Overall Average Of Women In Parliaments Despite Increase In Percentage Of Seats Won By Women In The 2017 Parliamentary Elections Worldwide (via International Parliamentary Union)

The annual report provides an update and analysis of progress made and setbacks encountered by women in parliament further to elections and renewals held over a year. Produced every year on the occasion of International Women’s Day (8 March), it presents data on women in national parliaments, regional and world trends, information on women presiding officers and women candidates. It also analyses mechanisms aimed at supporting women’s access to parliament.

Black Women in American Politics 2018 (via Center for Women and Politics/Rutgers University)
11 pages; PDF.

Defense (U,S,) Advisory Committee on Women in the Services Releases 2017 Annual Report (via DOD) ||| News Release
49 pages; PDF.

Global and Regional Trends in Women’s Legal Protection Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Harassment (via The World Bank)
2o pages; PDF.

Global Education Monitoring Report Gender Review 2018 (via UNESCO)
69 pages; PDF.

Key Barriers to Women’s Access To HIV Treatment: A Global Review (via UN Women; AVAC, ATHENA Network, Salamander Trust)
148 pages: PDF.

OECD Updates Gender Portal with New Data Around 75 Indicators & Launches Gender Equality Toolkit

Women’s Earnings by Occupation (Infographic; via U.S. Census)

Women’s Participation in Selected Occupations Since 2000 (Infographic; via U.S. Census)

World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends for Women 2018 – Global Snapshot (via International Labour Organization)
14 pages; PDF.  News Release: Women Still Less Likely to be Active in the Labour Market than Men in Most of the World

See Also: More New/Updated Reports (Many Topics)

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.