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Newsletter: From Evidence to Action

The global economic crisis and gender equality

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Research reports & papers
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United Nations Women, New York
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Seven years after the 2008 global economic crisis, this report examines the particular challenges that women faced during the crisis related to austerity measures, increased unemployment, and cuts in social spending. The report calls for decision action on the part of policy makers to ensure women a decent standard of living.