Preparation of a pamphlet on the subject in Arabic, English and
Pre-workshop training introduces the project and acquaints
participants with gender statistics and research analysis
National steering committees and working groups established.
for composition of committees and working
National committees and working groups develop materials to be
used in building awareness on gender statistics.
ESCWA prepares training material in Arabic for incorporating
gender statistics in policy formulation.
First Regional Workshop on Gender Statistics in the Arab
(Tunis 9-14 June 1997) establishes preliminary framework for
developing the Programme and provides training in the selection
of critical gender indicators.
First National Workshop for users and producers of gender
statistics (held in each
participant country) evaluates existing gender statistics and
identifies priority gender issues.
Preparation and presentation of national reports containing
strategies for improving gender statistics and national action
Second National Workshop for users and producers of gender
statistics (held in each participant country) plans and
finalizes the national statistical publication on women and men.
Second Regional Workshop on Gender Statistics in the Arab
(Jordan 8-11 November 1999) assesses data
availability and existing gaps. National reports are presented,
including strategies for improving gender statistics and
developing national gender statistics systems.
National statistical publications on women and men, originally
produced in Arabic, are translated into English while Arabic
version is circulated nationally.
Experience/problems encountered during the production of the
publication are documented.
National Publications: Problems
Third Regional Workshop on Gender Statistics in the Arab
(Tunis, 5-7 July 2001) identifies and discusses
priority gender issues and related statistics/indicators,
reviews new measurement methods (time-use survey) and agrees on
content for GSP website.
Publication on "Women and Men in the Arab Region: A Statistical
Portrait" is produced.
Plan of action is prepared for the replication of the project in
Project proposals for Qatar, Bahrain, and Morocco are prepared
and presented to different funding agencies.
Regional gender statistics database is developed at ESCWA
containing data compiled by participating countries.
External evaluation and final project report are to be
Regional Workshop on Gender Statistics (Beirut, June 17-19 2003)
assesses progress made toward enhancing national statistical
capacities to produce and disseminate gender statistics in the
Arab countries. The Workshop also focuses on the use of gender
statistics as tools in policy formulation and analysis.
List of future directions and recommendations is drafted.
New priority issues are identified.