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Which countries support Gender Equality in their Development Aid ?

Published 13 April 2021 in Facts and figures

Between 2018 and 2019, OECD-DAC members focused USD 53 billion of bilateral allocable aid on gender equality and women’s empowerment (45% of their Official Development Assistance, ODA), on average per year. Of this amount, 6.4 billion was dedicated to gender equality as the principal objective of the programme (5% of total ODA) and 46.7 billion to programmes that integrate gender equality as a significant or mainstreamed objective (39% of total ODA).

Further reading

Oxfam Report: "Are there really gender equality projects?", February 2020

Documents to download

OECD: "Aid in support of gender equality and women’s empowerment - Donor charts", March 2021

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