gender equity

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Definition

Provision of fairness and justice in the distribution of benefits and responsibilities between women and men. 

See also: gender equality

Propose an update

Source(s)

(1) Desprez-Bouanchaud, A., Doolaege, J., and Ruprecht, L. (1999). Guidelines on Gender-Neutral Language, Paris, Unesco, Paris. Available at:

http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0011/001149/114950mo.pdf; (2) CEDAW Committee (2010). General Recommendation No 28 on the core obligations of States parties under Article 2 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.

URI: http://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1175