The government has published Gender equality at every stage: a roadmap for change, setting out the vision and actions to tackle the persistent gendered inequalities women and men face across their lives, supporting them to contribute to the country’s economy and balance caring responsibilities with a rewarding career.
The roadmap sets out eight key challenges we need to tackle from childhood to retirement and government action to do so.
Alongside this, we are publishing a longer ‘case for change’, which examines in greater depth the factors that underlie gendered differences in work and pay, supporting the vision and action laid out in ‘Gender equality at every stage: a roadmap for change’.
Thirdly, the Gender Equality Monitor (GEM) brings together a suite of indicators in a single place to monitor gender equality across five key areas:
Bringing these measures together allows users to understand the gendered nature of these issues and allows us to monitor progress.