Gender Equality in the Commonwealth

Volume 1, 2017/18

This report documents progress made by the Commonwealth's 53 member countries in promoting gender equality and women's empowerment. In doing so, it records Commonwealth countries' performances on available indicators covering the four themes adopted as priorities for Gender Equality 2017–2020 and beyond, endorsed by the 11th Commonwealth Women's Affairs Ministers at their 2016 meeting hosted by the Government of Samoa. These themes are: (1) Women in leadership, (2) Women's economic empowerment, (3) Ending violence against women and girls and (4) Gender and climate change.

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