Miami-Dade County Gender Equity Report
The 2020 report on the Status of Women in Miami-Dade County is the fourth annual report that tracks disparities between men and women, and progress toward closing the gender gap. The 2020 update shows that although modest improvements have been made since the publication of the first report in 2016, gender differences continue to persist in most areas of social and economic life.
The 2019 report on the Status of Women in Miami-Dade County is the third report that tracks disparities between men and women, and progress towards closing the gender gap. Similar to previous reports, the 2019 volume shows that gender differences persist in most areas of social and economic life. This report’s new data and analysis underlines that progress on gender equality needs to be accelerated, and concerted efforts to be made to address the persistent gaps.
The 2018 update presents evidence that economic conditions for women improved modestly since the publication of the first report. However, women’s earnings continue to lag behind men’s earnings. Check out our report and accompanying infographics below.
The first annual report on the status of women and girls in Miami-Dade County was presented to the Board of County Commissioners Tuesday, December 6, 2016. The findings shed a light on areas where women and girls are succeeding or struggling, including in education, health and safety and economic development.
The report, authored by the FIU Metropolitan Center, comes as a result of legislation sponsored by Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava. In 2015, the Board of County Commissioners adopted the UN Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). The ordinance requires a report to be produced each year providing a benchmark for measuring gender equity in the county.
View the full report here: The Status of Women in Miami-Dade County
The FIU Metropolitan Center published a series of infographics based on several indicators included in the report: