GLOSSARY
 

The following terms have been largely selected from the glossary of the Gender Statistics Website of the United Nations Economic Commission (UNECE). See UNECE gender statistics glossary.
 

 
 


Human development index (HDI)
Measures a country's achievements in three aspects: longevity, knowledge and a decent standard of living. Longevity is measured by life expectancy at birth; knowledge is measured by a combination of adult literacy rate and the combined gross primary, secondary and tertiary enrolment ratio; and a decent standard of living, as measured by GDP per capita (PPP US$).
 


UNECE

 

 


UNIFEM

 
 


UNDP

 
 


UNSTATS

 
 


AGFUND

 

 


CAWTAR

 

 


IDRC