18 Mar 2021

Gender & creativity: progress on the precipice – UNESCO

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2021, UNESCO released a report on “Gender & Creativity: Progress on the precipice” addressing the promotion of gender equality in the culture and creative sectors. It provides an overview of current advances towards, and challenges to, gender equality in the CCS at the national, regional and international levels.

“Moments of crisis increase the vulnerability of already marginalised groups, including women, and can reinforce the view that women are less central or ‘more disposable’ to the creative workforce than men.”

This special edition is part of the UNESCO’s Global Report series that monitors the implementation of the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions. Gender equality is a major goal of this Convention.

Read the full study