• Our Goal: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.

    This site is a user-generated resource for anyone who would like to connect into the female Empowerment & Womens Equality Community (EWEC).

     

    Section 5.b of the SDG's state a target to:

    Enhance the use of enabling technology, in particular information and communications technology, to promote the empowerment of women. So here we are.

     

    Hope it helps!

     

    "Coming Together is a Beginning,

    Keeping Together is Progress,

    Working Together is Success!"

  • Our Targets

    You can read more about the Sustinable Development Goal #5 here. 

    5.1

    End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere

    5.2

    Eliminate all forms of violence against all women and girls in the public and private spheres, including trafficking and sexual and other types of exploitation

    5.3

    Eliminate all harmful practices, such as child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation

    5.4

    Recognize and value unpaid care and domestic work through the provision of public services, infrastructure and social protection policies and the promotion of shared responsibility within the household and the family as nationally appropriate

    5.5

    Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life

    5.6

    Ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights as agreed in accordance with the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development and the Beijing Platform for Action and the outcome documents of their review conferences

    5.a

    Undertake reforms to give women equal rights to economic resources, as well as access to ownership and control over land and other forms of property, financial services, inheritance and natural resources, in accordance with national laws

    5.b

    Enhance the use of enabling technology, in particular information and communications technology, to promote the empowerment of women

    5.c

    Adopt and strengthen sound policies and enforceable legislation for the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls at all levels

  • SUMMARY

    Last Updated 10th Dec 2016

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  • Let's start on stage.

    Let's start by Putting the Spotlight on Gender Equality in Conferences and Events.

    A quick scan of events in Asia to collect the data on gender equality. Here are some of our recent results:

    87% Male vs. 13% Female

    The International Green

    Building Conference, Singapore

    81% Male vs 19% Female

    Green Growth & Business Forum, Singapore

    81% Male vs 19% Female

    Tech in Asia 2017, Singapore

    62% Male vs 38% Female

    Asian Venture Philanthropy Network Conference

    What can we do about these statistics?

    For Leaders, CEOs or employees:

    A great place to start is joining Project Include.​ Choose to not send employees to as audience members, speakers or panel members to events that will not commit to creating diverse events.

     

    For Event organisers:

    Starting by signing the diversity charter and read more about what you can do here.

     

    For Male Speakers:

    Take the pledge not to appear on any panel that comprises solely of men. Also see the Male Champions of Change’s action page, and their panel pledge too.

     

    For Female Speakers:

    Speak up about events that will not commit to gender equality, and make sure to sign up for more opportunities here, and here.

     

    For Individuals:

    Choose not to attend and/or fund events that will not commit to creating diverse events.

     

    For Sponsors:

    Choose not to fund events that will not commit to creating diverse events. You make sure you have a diverse range of people representing your organisation at events you sponsor.

     

    For Venues:

    Work with event organisers to ensure you are meeting diverse needs. Choose to not host events that will not commit to creating diverse events.