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.
 

 
 


Income/earnings
Remuneration, usually in cash, paid to employees for work done or income received by individuals who are self-employed.

Infant mortality rate
Total number of deaths in a given year of children less than one year of age divided by the total number of live births in the same year, multiplied by 1,000.

Internally displaced persons (IDPs)
Persons displaced within their country for reasons that would make them of concern to UNHCR if they were outside of their country of origin and who have become of concern to UNHCR as a result of a request from the Secretary-General or the competent principal organs of the United Nations.
 


UNECE

 

 


UNIFEM

 
 


UNDP

 
 


UNSTATS

 
 


AGFUND

 

 


CAWTAR

 

 


IDRC