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Having adequate and quality data on gender gaps is essential to successfully identify the most vulnerable subgroups, monitor these gaps over time, and facilitate the design of policies to closing them. Although administrative records are often a source of reliable and precise information for different areas, they are not always available. On the other hand, data sources such as surveys, which collect self-reported records, could incorporate biases due to mistakes, poor memory, limited attention, or behavioral biases, or stigmas. This last issue is especially concerning for sensitive issues like violence against women and children. How can we move forward on this agenda? Use our GDLab investigations search tool to learn more.

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