Tackling inequality in Colombia through an intersectional approach to data
In Colombia, decades of internal armed conflict affected the entire population, but some groups suffered particularly severe consequences. While there was broad awareness of this inequality in the country, it was not captured in the official narrative and the data, which left certain vulnerable population groups invisible, further compounding their marginalization in society. But things have started to change.
Colombia’s national statistical office, the National Administrative Department of Statistics of Colombia (DANE), was already working to boost the production and mainstreaming of gender statistics, but recognized that simply disaggregating data was not enough to create the change needed in the wider national statistical system. DANE identified a need to further increase the visibility of different population groups in data.
Read this data story to learn how DANE designed an inclusive, holistic approach to ensure no one is left no one behind by bringing together different national level actors, and by joining the Inclusive Data Charter.