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Trade & Gender: The Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement

The Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement includes a chapter on Trade and Gender. The chapter Nbis was added as an amendment in 2017, and is the first chapter on gender in any trade agreement signed by G20 states.
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UN Women: Gender equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

“Turning promises into action: Gender equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”, UN Women’s new flagship report, provides a comprehensive and authoritative assessment of progress, gaps and challenges in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from a gender perspective. Read the summary.
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Achieving Gender Parity on International Judicial and Monitoring Bodies

This working paper identifies and analyzes complementary international human rights law standards pertinent to the GQUAL Declaration found in the UN Charter, selected international human rights treaties, UN resolutions, and policy statements.
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European Court of Human Rights

The Committee on Equal Opportunities for Men and Women of the European Court of Human Rights issued this blistering dissent when the Court once again nominated mostly men for judicial candidacies and worded its nomination process in a way that implied female candidates were less qualified. The eloquent dissent is a great model for calling out sexism in both the culture and structure of an organization.
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Trade and Gender Toolbox

A systematic framework to evaluate the impact of trade reforms on women and gender inequalities prior to the implementation of those reforms.

The Global Health 50/50 Report 2018

Read this comprehensive review of the gender-related policies of more than 140 major organizations working in and/or influencing the field of global health.
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Agenda of the 1st Workshop on Trade and Gender

Have a look at the agenda of the workshop on Gender-Based Analysis of Trade Policy organized by the WTO and the Permanent Mission of Canada. It is the first of six seminars to support the implementation of the historic Declaration on Trade and Women's Economic Empowerment.
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Reshaping Trade through Women's Economic Empowerment

In this series of commentaries, experts in trade, development and women's rights explore opportunities and challenges in realizing the declaration's goal of economic empowerment of women through inclusion in domestic and international trade.