Gender equality, also known as sex equality, gender egalitarianism, sexual
equality, or equality of the genders, is the view that everyone should receive
Jul 8, 2016 ... United Nations 2015: Time for Global Action. Focus on gender equality and
women's empowerment to achieve sustainable development.
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 ...
Gender equality is achieved when women and men enjoy the same rights and
opportunities across all sectors of society, including economic participation and ...
Progress for equality between women and men, equal treatment legislation,
gender mainstreaming and specific measures for the advancement of women.
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 ...
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 inequality remains a major barrier to human development. ... The
disadvantages facing women and girls are a major source of inequality. All too
Empowering women and promoting gender equality is crucial to accelerating
sustainable development. Ending all forms of discrimination against women and
About gender equality in Australia. Women and girls make up just over half (50.2
per cent) of the Australian population. While women comprise roughly 46 per ...