Women and Men in Leadership Positions in Ukraine

24 Oct 2017 52 pages

A STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF BUSINESS REGISTRATION OPEN DATA

This report summarizes the findings of a statistical analysis performed in order to highlight gender distribution of legal entity managers and individual entrepreneurs in Ukraine. It aims at filling certain gaps in gender-disaggregated statistics by analysing government data. Gender-disaggregated data is key to studying gender specifics in economic activities, raising public awareness, and designing efficient policies and programmes for the economic empowerment of women, hence they promote achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly Goal 5 “Gender equality”.

This study was undertaken by the UN Development Programme in Ukraine within the project “Strengthening SME Business Membership Organizations” implemented with financial support from the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs of Switzerland, in partnership with the League of Business and Professional Women of Ukraine and the Ukrainian Centre for Social Data.

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