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dc.description.abstractAlthough about 90 percent of African constitutions endorse gender equality and affirmative action, only 11 countries have achieved parity in secondary education and only eight countries have achieved parity at tertiary level, the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), said as the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) kicked off its “Dialogue with Executive Secretaries of Regional Commissions of the United Nations” Speaking on the theme “Gender Equality and empowerment of women in the implementation of the MDGs”, Mr Janneh said women’s participation in executive, judicial, traditional and other public spheres is visibly low across most African countries, while their participation in non-agricultural wage employment is mainly at lower echelons and worst, at eight percent, in the security forces.en
dc.titleInspite of constitutional guarantees, few African countries have achieved gender parity, says Jannehen
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::POPULATION::POPULATION DYNAMICS::GENDERen
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::SOCIAL CONDITIONS AND EQUITY::DISCRIMINATION::GENDER EQUALITYen
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::SOCIAL CONDITIONS AND EQUITY::ADVANCEMENT OF WOMEN::GENDER MAINSTREAMINGen
ags.subjectThesaurusGENDERen
ags.subjectThesaurusGENDER EQUALITYen
ags.subjectThesaurusGENDER MAINSTREAMINGen
ags.publisherPlaceAddis Ababa:en
ags.publisherNameUN. ECA,en
dc.date.accessioned2018-12-28T07:46:07Z
dc.date.available2020-12-24T04:02:12Z
dc.date.issued2010-07
dc.identifier.urihttps://repository.uneca.org/handle/10855/32951
uneca.workflow.processedtrue
uneca.language.supporteden
dc.coverage.spatialAFR
dc.coverage.spatialAfrica
dc.format.extent1 p.
dc.languageeng
dc.typePress release
ags.creatorCorporateUnited Nations. Economic Commission for Africa.
ags.subjectThesaurusGENDER
ags.subjectThesaurusGENDER EQUALITY
ags.subjectThesaurusGENDER MAINSTREAMING
ags.subjectClassification14.02.04 Gender Mainstreaming
ags.availabilityNumberb10817232
ags.availabilityNumber2010
ags.availabilityLocationECA-HQ
ags.rights.termsofusepublic
ags.JNb10817232


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