Policy brief 01/2014: Gender, equality and corruption: what are the linkages?

Filed under - Gender

Policy position published 7 April 2014
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Gender inequality and corruption are closely inter-linked. Gender inequalities undermine good governance, sustainable growth, development outcomes and poverty alleviation. Where countries have made advances in women’s empowerment and gender equality, they have witnessed lower levels of corruption over time.

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