Aid in Support of Gender Equality & Women’s Empowerment

Data on DAC members’ aid targeting gender equality and women’s empowerment are compiled with the help of the gender equality marker in the Creditor Reporting System (CRS). Every aid activity reported to the CRS should be screened and marked as either (i) targeting gender equality as a “principal objective” or a “significant objective”, or (ii) not targeting the objective.

An activity should be classified as gender equality focused (score Principal or Significant) if it is intended to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment or reduce discrimination and inequalities based on sex. 

Criteria for eligibility: gender equality is explicitly promoted in activity documentation trough specific measures which:

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·         Aid in support of gender equality and women’s empowerment (annual statistical charts)(March 2018)


 Trends in aid to Gender equality

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Source: WUNRN – 04.07.2018