UNIFEM asks: Who Answers to Women?
UNIFEM released yesterday its biannual global report, Progress of the World’s Women 2008/2009, “Who Answers To Women: Gender and Accountability”.
From the press release:
The new report is being published at the halfway point to the 2015 deadline for achieving the MDG’s and six days before the Secretary-General of the UN will convene a High Level Meeting to examine the world’s progress towards meeting the MDG’s.
“Progress” presents new data providing clear evidence that women’s empowerment and gender equality are drivers for reducing poverty, building food security, reducing maternal mortality, strengthening justice, and enhancing the effectiveness of aid.