This course on Communicating Gender Statistics is designed to guide journalists and statisticians to use statistics to report on the unique situation and needs of women and men. Through 4 modules, the course introduces journalists and statisticians to the unique and complementary roles they each can play in promoting gender equality through gender data, highlighting opportunities for collaboration and partnership between the two communities.
All courses remain open to all participants. Each learning session concludes with a short quiz to ensure knowledge transfer.
What will you learn?
- How gender issues are (and are not) reflected in official statistics and why gender data is so important to support sustainable development and gender equality
- How to use and explain gender statistics to inform policy makers, civil society organisations, the general public, and key stakeholders about the state of gender equality
- How the roles of journalists and statisticians are complementary, and can serve important functions in communicating gender statistics
- How to leverage these complementary roles to develop effective collaborations to communicate and disseminate gender statistics to the public
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