The catalogue is a compilation of gender statistics related activities and outputs implemented by the Arab countries and the Statistics Division at the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA). The catalogue aims to promote good practices in compiling and disseminating gender statistics on knowledge sharing platform. It also gives incentives to countries to exert further effort towards improving gender statistics at the national level.
The catalogue serves as a strategic tool for ESCWA. It provides ESCWA with valuable information on the development stage of gender statistics at the country and regional levels. This information serves in the design of technical assistance missions to countries and the development and implementation of ESCWA Gender Statistical Programme (GSP) in the Arab region. Country pages include information on the National Statistical Office and national gender focal points and information on national gender program, including publications, surveys, meetings and advocacy materials.