Global Forum On Gender Statistics Begins In Finland To Find Ways To Improve Disaggregated Gender Data

U.N. News Centre: U.N. statistics forum addresses efforts to support Global Goal on gender equality
“[Monday marked] the start of the 6th Global Forum on Gender Statistics, a two-day event in Helsinki, Finland, that will highlight ways to improve data on gender in order to support better policies for women and girls and Goal 5 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Meeting Goal 5 of the SDGs, which calls for gender equality and empowerment of women and girls, requires disaggregated data to ensure that all women and girls, especially those most vulnerable, are counted…” (10/24).