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We present intriguing insights regarding gender equality within the context of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The blogs have independent authorship.

Not Always Visible to the Naked Eye: A Comparison of the Statistical Indicators of the GII and the GGGI

Posted on 10 December 2018

For sound and informed policy-making, indicators at all levels must be taken into consideration. This blog presents two gender statistics’ indices whose disparate outcomes are caused by the investigation of different indicators. This blog also raises the issue of intersectional discrimination, which is currently not easily deduced from existing indicator sets.

Implementing Universal Social Protection to Reach Those Furthest Behind: Raising Awareness of Intersectional Discrimination

Posted on 10 December 2018

Universal social protection is an important and instrumental policy measure in support of achieving the 2030 Agenda: Universal social protection can reach to those hitherto excluded by guaranteeing at least a basic level of income security and effective access to health care across the life cycle. Therefore, it is a critical means towards the goal of leaving no one behind, especially for women and girls who face intersectional discrimination and consequently multiple deprivations.