(1) TOPIC GUIDE

Below you will find links to the topics that will be discussed in the UN-WOMEN




(2) VIDEO GUIDES

To read an opinion piece about why the world needs more women in the workplace click here
To listen to the message of Navi Pillay, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, in honor of International Women's Day 2014 click here
To see an interview of Lakshmi Puri of UN Women click here
To watch President Obama address the gender pay gap in his 2014 State of the Union Address click here
To see a short message about why women still need to fight for equal pay click here
To watch an unusual experiment in Switzerland to highlight inequality in pay click here

(3) LINKS TO NONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS (NGOs)

International Labor Organization
Equal Rights Trust
Equality Now
Global Fund for Women
ICRW
IWRAW
WomenAction
WWSF


(4) PRIMARY SOURCES

Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women
U.S. Department of Labor Guide to Women's Equal Pay Rights
European Commission on Tackling the gender pay gap in the EU
Equal Pay Act of 1963

(5) COUNTRY RESEARCH


Afghanistan

To explore how the World Bank is promoting the Millennium Development Goals, click here
To find out gender inequality persists in Afghanistan, click here

Brazil

To read about how Brazil lags behind its neighbors in income equality, click here
To learn how gender equality is paying off in Brazil, click here

Canada

To find out what Canadian NGOs are doing to promote income equality, click here
To look at the gender gap in Canada, click here

Chad

To find out why Chad is one of the most unfair countries to be a woman, click here
To learn about Chad's fight for gender equality, click here

Chile

To read about the gender wage gap in Chile, click here
To explore why Chile has such a high gender wage gap, click here

China

To look at the statistics for women working in China, click here
To find out why the gender wage gap in continuing to widen in China, click here

Colombia

To read about wage inequality in Latin America, click here
To find out why women's opportunities is a high priority in Colombia, click here

Egypt

To read about why gender equality is a distant dream for Egypt, click here
To explore gender equality in Egypt, click here

Ethiopia

To find out what the status of women is in Ethiopia, click here
To explore what UN WOMEN is doing to aid Ethiopia, click here

France

To look at how France is overhauling gender issues, click here
To explore gender equality in France, click here

Georgia

To find out the status of gender equality in Georgia, click here
To explore what the UN is doing to help Georgia reach gender equality, click here

Germany

To read about Germany getting warn for gender pay gap, click here
To find out why Germany's gender pay gap is one of the highest in Europe, click here

India

To learn about how rural India is struggling with gender wage equality, click here
To find out why India ranks so low in the world when it comes to gender wage equality, click here

Iran

To find out why Iran is one of the most unfair countries to be a woman, click here
To look at the laws for women's employment in Iran, click here

Japan

To explore why Japan still has a gender pay gap, click here
To find out where Japan stands on the gender index ranking, click here

Jordan

To learn more about gender pay discrimination in Jordan, click here
To find out how Jordan is making strides in gender equality, click here

Lebanon

To find out the state of gender equality in the Middle East, click here
To explore the strides Lebanon is making in promoting gender equality, click here

Morocco

To find out why Morocco is one of the most unfair countries to be a woman, click here
To read about why gender inequality still exists in Morocco, click here

Mozambique

To explore how Mozambique is trying to realize the third MDG, click here
To learn about how USAID supports education in Mozambique, click here

Netherlands

To look at where the Netherlands stands on gender equality, click here
To learn about the gender pay gap in the Netherlands, click here

New Zealand

To read about the gender pay gap in New Zealand, click here
To find out how gender pay gap cases are making it to New Zealand's courts, click here
To explore how women are fighting for higher wages, click here

Pakistan

To find out why Pakistan is one of the most unfair countries to be a woman, click here
To learn about the gender gap in Pakistan, click here

Peru

To explore the gender pay gap in Latin America and the Caribbean, click here
To find out how Peru is working towards gender equality, click here

Russian Federation

To learn about why Russian women regret being born female, click here
To explore why European women are still earning less than European men, click here

Saudi Arabia

To find out why Saudi Arabia is one of the most unfair countries to be a woman, click here
To explore what the gender wage gap is in the Middle East, click here

Somalia

To learn more about gender in Somalia, click here
To find out how the UN is fighting gender inequality in Somalia, click here

South Africa

To explore why South Africa has such a high gender wage gap, click here
To find out how new laws are helping South African women, click here

Sweden

To explore how Sweden feels about gender equality, click here
To find out how the gender pay gap is closing, click here

Turkey

To explore what the gender wage gap is in the Middle East, click here
To find out why Turkey ranks so low on the gender equality index, click here

Ukraine

To find out what the gender wage gap is in the Ukraine, click here
To explore more about the gender wage gap in the Ukraine, click here

United Kingdom

To explore how long it will take for the UK to become pay equal, click here
To find out how effective equal pay legislation has been, click here
To explore how the gender wage gap may be expanding, click here

United States of America

To explore how wage equality would help the American economy, click here
To look at where the USA stands internationally with gender wage equality, click here
To discover how equal pay laws are ineffective in the US, click here

Venezuela

To learn about how Venezuela is the most gender equal country in Latin America, click here
To explore the gender pay gap in Latin America and the Caribbean, click here

Yemen

To find out why Yemen is one of the most unfair countries to be a woman, click here
To explore what the gender wage gap is in the Middle East, click here

Zambia

To look at gender equality in Zambia, click here
To learn more about gender equality in Zambia, click here