THE UNITED NATIONS ASSOCIATION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GENDER EQUALITY AND
WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT: united states
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 in business and 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 decision-making process.
GAP Gender Action Plan 2018-2021
How the Fight for Gender Equality Is Changing in 2018
Ai-jen Poo | March 8, 2018
The waves of feminism, and why people keep fighting over them
Constance Grady | Vox | March 20, 2018
Learn the facts: Rural women and girls
UN Women | February 28, 2018
Unsafe, unreliable: Dangerous pregnancy-prevention methods
UNFPA United Nations Population Fund | July 9, 2018
The Rwandan school turning boys into feminists
Anne Bouleanu | BBC News | September 26, 2018
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.