Making Women's Rights and Gender Equality a reality beyond 2015: CARE International's recommendations to member states and UN agencies

Coinciding with the March 2014 Commission on the Status of Women taking place in New York, which is focussing on gender in the Millennium Development Goals, this policy brief provides suggestions on how to best enable progress on gender equality in the areas that have seen least progress since 2000.

CARE is calling for a standalone gender goal post 2015 and believes that social protection, tackling the unpaid care economy and enhanced social accountability are just some of the transformational policy choices needed to be made by states to really achieve gender equality.

 

  • Countries: Global
  • Published: March 2014

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