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GENDER EQUALITY AND
When important decisions are being made, it is important to have all perspectives represented in the discussions - it is important to have women in the room with the authority to influence the outcome. Despite comprising 52% of the world's population, women have always been excluded from the decision-making process. This is true in business and in government, in the household, and in all areas of daily life. On this page you will see articles, video, and other information that present the negative outcomes of gender-based exclusion and the positive outcomes of including women in the decisions that affect all of our lives.
Strategic Development Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
GAP Gender Action Plan 2018-2021
Women's empowerment 'essential to global progress' says Guterres, marking International Day
UN News | March 7, 2019
Emerging Solutions for Gender Equality 2018
The Global Gender Gap Report 2018
World Economic Forum | December 17, 2018
How people around the world view gender equality in their countries
Jacob Poushter, Janell Fetterolf, Christine Tamir | Pew Research Center | April 22, 2019
Global Issues: Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment
The Peace Corps | 2019
Rwanda was one of the worst places for women during the 1990s genocide. Now, Rwanda is systematically changing the way that women and men see the role of women in their communities by teaching the children about violence and abuse of women.