Girls and women count and must be counted. Data play a critical role in understanding gaps in programs and investments and in holding governments accountable.
Investing in girls and women creates a ripple effect that yields multiple benefits, not only for individual women, but also for families, communities, and countries. Sex- and age-disaggregated data are crucial in supporting civil society advocacy efforts that push for the political, social, and policy changes needed for solving complex problems.Download the Infographic
Data are about more than numbers. It's about individual girls and women. And it's about making sure every life counts and is counted. Deliver for Good Influencer and Executive Director of UN Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka shares insight on the role of data and accountability in advancing gender equality.