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Scenes from the municipal market in Tucuru, Guatemala.  Indigenous women of Guatemala’s Polochic valley are feeding their families, growing their businesses and saving more money than ever before.  With the help of a joint UN programme that’s empowering rural women, women's groups in the area have learned to produce shampoo in bigger batches and in different varieties—such as aloe, cacao, avocado and honey—and sell them in local markets.
Gender data story|Gender data gaps
Use data to take the guesswork out of policymaking
Photo: UN Women/Pathumporn Thongking
Data Bite|Economic empowerment
Women's labour force participation and marital status
Gender snapshot
Research highlight|Gender data gaps
What progress has been made on achieving gender equality?
Nyhira and her mother use the Makola Market Childcare Centre in Accra. Photo: UN Women/Ruth McDowall
Research highlight|Economic empowerment
Bringing equality home: the power of families to advance women’s rights
Woman in Georgia
Hidden Figures|Data use
Hidden Figures: Using gender data for change
Girls at the Non Formal Education centre. The bridge course conducted by the NFE centre has allowed three girls of the Nat community who dropped out of school to continue their studies again.
Research highlight|SDG monitoring
SDGs under review in 2019: What progress for women?
The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the care burden, but by how much?
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