Women's Empowerment

Making Sense of Land Statistics and Gender

Land statistics disaggregated by sex are useful for showcasing the disparities in land rights between women and men. They also
provide a sense of women’s economic empowerment in agriculture. Unfortunately, land statistics are not always used properly. This infographic tries to understand and interpret better the different land statistics available in FAO’s Gender and Land Rights
Database (GLRD).

Gender Responsive National Communications Toolkit

This toolkit is an initiative of the UNDP Gender Team and the UNDP–UNEP Global Support Programme. It is designed to strengthen the capacity of national government staff and assist them in integrating gender equality into the development of National Communications (NCs). It is recognized that NC reporting processes can be a meaningful entry point for training, awareness-raising and capacity-building eff orts.

Building Effective Women's Economic Empowerment Strategies

This working paper aims to help companies build effective strategies in women's economic empowerment by applying a holistic and integrated approach: "Holistic" in considering the broader conditions necessary for women's advancement and "integrated" in leveraging the full set of business assets a company can deploy.

Accessing Justice: Models, Strategies and Best Practices on Women's Empowerment

This study explores some of the challenges and solutions for women’s access to justice in diverse
legal systems. It shows that women face structural and cultural barriers to accessing justice – insufficient knowledge of rights and remedies, illiteracy or poor literacy, and lack of resources or time to participate in justice processes.

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