by Kathleen Grantham, Data2x

In 2014, Data2X published a foundational mapping of gender data gaps across five key areas of development: health, education, economic opportunities, political participation, and human security.

Since that time, the global development agenda shifted from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), igniting a renewed focus and commitment to gender data.

Given these changes and with only ten years left to deliver on the SDGs, Data2X sought to update our analysis of the state of gender data, examining whether progress has been made on gender data gaps across the original five sectors, and additionally examining the state of gender data in another area: environment.

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