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Gender equality


Gender equality, also known as sex equality, gender egalitarianism, sexual equality, or equality of the genders, is the view that everyone should receive equal ...

Gender equality | UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund


Gender equality is a human right. Women are entitled to live with dignity and with freedom from want and from fear. Gender equality is also a precondition for ...

Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment | U.S. Agency for ...


The Challenge. Around the world 62 million girls are not in school. Globally, 1 in 3 women will experience gender-based violence in her lifetime. In the ...

Goal 5: Gender Equality | The Global Goals


Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.

V2020 Gender Report


Despite this optimism, gender norms still hold women and girls back. Sexual and reproductive health and rights are critical to achieving gender equality. Why?

Gender Equality | UNICEF


In India, village committees take on child marriage. Pratigya hears that Chandra Devi is planning to marry off her daughter Basanti. She picks up her shoulder ...

Gender Equality | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural ...


UNESCO considers gender equality as a fundamental human right, a building block for social justice and an economic necessity. It is a critical factor for the ...

Women's Human Rights and Gender Equality - ohchr


Gender equality is at the very heart of human rights and United Nations values. A fundamental principle of the United Nations Charter adopted by world leaders ...

Gender Inequality Index (GII) | Human Development Reports


Gender inequality remains a major barrier to human development. Girls and women have made major strides since 1990, but they have not yet gained gender ...

In focus: Women and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs ...


How can women help achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls ?

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United Nations: Gender equality and women's empowerment


Jan 19, 2016 ... United Nations 2015: Time for Global Action. Focus on gender equality and women's empowerment to achieve sustainable development.

Gender Equality: What is Gender Equality?


Gender equality is achieved when women and men enjoy the same rights and opportunities across all sectors of society, including economic participation and ...

Gender equality - European Commission


Progress for equality between women and men, equal treatment legislation, gender mainstreaming and specific measures for the advancement of women.