An illuminating story about the power of data, this blog explains how the Office of the Chief Government Statistician Zanzibar has effected change by collecting and distributing comprehensive GBV data and building
From the directors of the gender groups at the World Bank and IFC, and the World Bank's development data group, this blog highlights the importance of gender data to inform operations, track
Gender indexes that allow comparisons across countries and time can be improved by making the raw data behind them available for download, and by publishing technical notes to explain the
Ashoka University's Ashwini Deshpande dives deep into India's Periodic Labor Force Surveys to investigate factors behind the rise in female labor force participation to 58.3 percent in 2022-23 -- up from
Intended for time-pressed survey practitioners, this World Bank Group guidance note focuses on targeted adjustments to existing data collection tools and processes to help scale-up the production and use of
The World Bank’s Strengthening Gender Statistics Project works with national statistics offices in 12 partner countries, including Bangladesh, to improve the availability, quality, and use of gender data. This summary
Bangladesh conducted its first-ever time-use survey in 2021. This statistical report offers important insights into how gender roles shape the division of labor between men and women, delving into time-use
Combining two waves of representative time-use data for six Indian states, this analysis reveals a “more negative picture of trends in women's work” than changes in female labor force participation.