Social indicators of equality for minorities and women
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Published by Commission on Civil Rights in Washington .
Written in English


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Statementa report of the United States Commission on Civil Rights.
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Open LibraryOL14165880M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: United States Commission on Civil Rights. Social indicators of equality for minorities and women. Wash.: Commission on Civil Rights, Social Indicators of Equality for Minorities and Women. by United States Commission on, Vol. 9, No. 1. (Jan., ), pp. Social Indicators of Equality for Minorities and Women Files, ca. -   English This report presents newly designed statistical measures ("social indicators of equality") which compare the level of well-being of the minority and female populations to that of the majority (white) male population and assess the nation's progress toward achieving equality.

  The indicators described in this paper are measures of status equality (as compared to measures of status attainment). Status equality was operationalized by expressing the status attainment scores for women as a percentage of the scores for men. Indicators of equality in the economic, political, and legal spheres of life were computed for each of the 50 U.S. by:   Finally, we apply the social indicators of gender inequality in a cross-national analysis of the disparities between women and men at different levels of national development. The findings reveal the dismal state of women's human rights across all levels of national income and the disadvantage women experience in the interconnection between Cited by: Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). Indicators can be used to hold political leaders and implementation agencies accountable for their actions, or lack of action. Gender equality indicators can help to stimulate change through the data collection processes. ForFile Size: KB. Equality: Social, political and economic; relationship between equality and freedom; Affirmative action Equality: The belief of equality is a major assumption of a self-governing society. Equality does not entail complete equality. Equality originates from aequalis, aequus and aequalitas. These are all old French or Latin words.

These reports present a great deal of data, from both published and unpublished sources, in the form of charts and tables. While most have minimal text, Science Indicators, The Status of Children, and Social Indicators of Equality for Minorities and Women provide interpretive by: Get this from a library! Social Indicators of Equality for Minorities and Women. [Tipps.]. Summary: This report presents newly designed statistical measures ("social indicators of equality") which compare the level of well-being of the minority and female populations to that of the majority (white) male population and assess the nation's progress toward achieving equality. The Women and ESCR Working group is composed of some 40 members – NGOs, social movements, and individual advocates – working across regions to advance women’s ESCR. This Working Group has advanced substantive equality at the intersection of women’s rights and ESCR.