GSP DESCRIPTION

 

 

Aim & Objectives

GSP aims to strengthen national capacities in the production, use and dissemination of statistics related to priority gender issues that would influence policies and promote change for the benefit of women.

GSP objectives include:

  • Awareness building on the relevance of gender statistics to policy formulation and programming

  • Primary training in the making of gender statistics

  • Identification of key gender issues and assessment of data availability

  • Identification of required statistics and indicators

  • Preparation of national gender statistics publications

  • Creation of a regional publication on the situation of women and men in the Arab countries

  • Development of an Arab gender statistics database

A more detailed look at GSP’s objectives can be found in the Project document.


Activities and outputs


A number of principle activities and outputs were undertaken through the Development of National Gender Statistics Programmes in the Arab Countries. GSP activities, such as regional and national workshops, are listed under workshops.


Outputs of the project (publications, reports, pamphlets, wall charts and flyers) are summarized in the table below.  Publications and reports can be ordered, and in most cases downloaded, from the documents page.

 

National outputs

Regional outputs

Publications
Statistical Portraits:

  • Women and Men in Algeria

  • Women and Men in Egypt

  • Women and Men in Jordan

  • Women and Men in Lebanon

  • Women and Men in Syria

  • Women and Men in Tunisia

  • Women and Men in Yemen

 

 

Publications

  • Where Do Arab Women Stand in the Development Process?

  • Women and Men in the Arab Region: Statistical Portrait 2000

  • Arabic version of the Handbook for Producing National Statistical Reports on Women and Men

Reports

  • Project Document

  • Report of the Regional Workshop on the Development of national Gender Statistics Programmes in the Arab Countries (1997)

  • Report of the Second Regional Workshop on Gender Statistics in the Arab Countries (1999)

  • Report of the Third Regional Workshop on Gender Statistics in the Arab Countries (2001)

  • Report on the Fourth Regional Workshop on Gender Statistics (Workshop on Gender Statistics as a Tool for Policy Formulation and Analysis, 2003)
     

Other

  • Wall chart on Women and Men in the Arab Countries: Statistical Profile

  • Promotional pamphlet introducing the GSP project


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UNIFEM

 
 


UNDP

 
 


UNSTATS

 
 


AGFUND

 

 


CAWTAR

 

 


IDRC

 

 
 

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