The World Bank has released two new resources to complment its recent 2012 World Development Report (see our post). These resources will be useful to researchers and experts seeking statistics to give context to their work.
World Bank Little Data Book on Gender (2011)
Available online only as e-book, ‘this handy pocket guide is a quick reference for users interested in gender statistics. The book presents gender-disaggregated data for more than 200 economies in an easy country-by-country reference on demography, education, health, labor force, political participation and the Millennium Development Goals. The book’s summary pages cover regional and income group aggregates’.
View online: http://issuu.com/world.bank.publications/docs/9780821388815; http://data.worldbank.org/products/data-books/little-data-book-on-gender