Despite progress in recent years, the road to gender equality is still a long one. What do we know about research on gender equality, can research help us attain it, and how can gender equality help us achieve other development goals?
"Today’s development research mixes scientific endeavor with technical advocacy. Scholars are encouraged to contribute research-based solutions to development challenges, and are expected to distill recommendations from their analysis and evidence. They are also advised to communicate the implications of their findings in ways that can reach policy-makers and practitioners most effectively, and then demonstrate their impact on decisions and outcomes."