UNESCO has released a report on culture and gender equality. There is rising recognition of the role of culture in promoting inclusive social development, in eradicating poverty and in advancing environmental sustainability. Gender equality is an essential part of the equation for more inclusive and sustainable development. This publication provides a first global overview
of the status of gender equality with regard to access, participation in and contribution to culture.
See the full report here: http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0022/002294/229418e.pdf