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.
 

 
 


Total fertility rate
Average number of children that would be born alive to a woman during her lifetime if she were to pass through her childbearing years conforming to the age-specific fertility rate of a given year.

Trafficking in women
Illicit and clandestine movement of persons across national and international borders with the end goal of forcing women and girl-children into sexually or economically oppressive and exploitive situations for the profit of recruiters, traffickers, crime syndicates as well as other illegal activities related to trafficking such as forced domestic labour, false marriages, clandestine employment and forced adoption.


UNECE

 

 


UNIFEM

 
 


UNDP

 
 


UNSTATS

 
 


AGFUND

 

 


CAWTAR

 

 


IDRC