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Which countries support gender equality in their Official Development Assistance?

Published 10 May 2022 in Facts and figures

In 2019 and 2020, OECD-DAC members allocated USD 56.5 billion of bilateral allocable Official Development Assistance (ODA) to the promotion of gender equality and women’s empowerment (45% of their bilateral ODA), on average per year. Of this amount, USD 6.3 billion was dedicated to gender equality as the principal objective of the programme (5% of total ODA) and 50.2 billion to programmes that integrate gender equality as a significant or mainstreamed objective (40% of bilateral ODA).


Further reading

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

Documents to download

Development finance for gender equality and women’s empowerment: A snapshot