Visit the Maps, Data and Government Information area, located on the
lower level to view some of our government publications on display. During
the month of March you will find on display selected publications on topics such as gender equity, women's rights and immigration. Discover the progress women have made not only in Canada but throughout the world. Intergovernmental organizations such as the United Nations and World Bank produce an abundance of statistical information. We encourage you to browse through the collection and grab a book to read in honour of this day. (Source: MADGIC
An annual survey from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Current Population Report series, here you will find data on women labor participation rate for both current and historical data.
Women in the Labor Force: 2012 ed.
(Source: MPL Gov Info)
(Image source: Project Safe)
Only 29 countries out of 120 in the 2012 Social Institutions and Gender Index have quotas to promote women’s political participation at both national and sub-national levels.
(Source: OECD Development Centre Newsletter)