South and South-West Asia Workshop on Advancing Accountability and Strengthening Statistics for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment

7 Oct 2015 to 9 Oct 2015
Bangkok, Thailand

The South and South-West Asia Workshop on Advancing Accountability and Strengthening Statistics for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment was held from 7 to 9 October 2015 in the United Nations Conference Centre, Bangkok, Thailand.

The purpose of the Workshop was to support member States in strengthening their national accountability mechanisms through increased awareness and capacity in the collection, analysis, dissemination and advocacy of gender equality statistics and indicators.

By bringing together representatives from different member States, the Workshop also promoted the sharing of knowledge, ideas and experiences in, as well as collaboration in strategizing and acting for, gender equality and women’s empowerment.

The guidelines on gender statistics: http://www.unece.org/statistics/areas-of-work/statssoc/gender-statistics...