This project is part of a new partnership between the World Bank, Data2X, the International Labor Organization, and the Food and Agricultural Organization. The partnership supports the implementation of the new international statistical standards for measuring men’s and women’s employment and work, which were adopted by the 19th International Conference of Labor Statisticians. In particular, the project seeks to develop ways to adapt household surveys to measure unpaid work, and then to apply those new methods in at least two countries. Improving measurement of unpaid work will advance a comprehensive understanding of women's economic contributions, particularly where subsistence agriculture is prevalent.
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for work to expand quality investments in child care
The World Bank Group is an international financial institution that provides low-cost loans and grants to developing countries around the world, as well as policy advice, research, and technical assistance. The World Bank Group’s twin goals are to eradicate extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity. In conjunction with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Hilton Foundation, this grant will support the World Bank to drive more and better investments in child care by contributing to the evidence base through developing tools, guidance, and analytical work and by supporting country level work through helping World Bank operational teams make the case for child care and assisting them to design and implement quality projects. (Strategy: International Women’s Economic Empowerment).
for promoting the use of gender data to inform, influence, and design policies to narrow gender gaps
The World Bank Group is an international financial organization that provides low-cost loans and grants to developing countries around the world, as well as policy advice, research and analysis and technical advice. The twin goals are to eradicate extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity. The grant will support the bank in promoting the use of gender data to inform, influence, and design government policies to improve women’s economic opportunities in two countries. (Strategy: International Women’s Economic Empowerment)
for a project on gender data
This project continues a partnership among the World Bank, Data2X, the International Labour Organization, and the Food and Agriculture Organization to develop a methodology to measure unpaid work, as a contribution to implementation of the standards adopted by the 19th International Conference of Labour Statisticians. The project will support the agencies’ efforts to jointly develop and test measurement approaches in one country.