The World's Women reports



The World's Women 2000: Trends and Statistics

The third issue in the series of reports (the other two issued in 1991 and 1995) that looks at the status of women through the lens of statistical data and analysis.

The World's Women 2000 is a statistical source-book that provides a comprehensive analysis of how women fare in different parts of the world. It highlights, through statistical analysis, women's situation as compared to men's worldwide in a broad range of fields---including families, health, education, work, human rights and politics.

Press release on The World's Women 2000: Trends and Statistics

Publications on gender statistics methods

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Main findings and future directions (Findings by chapter)

Related links:
Social Indicators
Statistics and Indicators on Women and Men
Gender Info 2007