You can read more about the Sustinable Development Goal #5 here.
End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere
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
Eliminate all harmful practices, such as child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation
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
Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life
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
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
Enhance the use of enabling technology, in particular information and communications technology, to promote the empowerment of women
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
Last Updated 10th Dec 2016
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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:
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:
For Male Speakers:
For Female Speakers:
Choose not to attend and/or fund events that will not commit to creating diverse events.
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.
Work with event organisers to ensure you are meeting diverse needs. Choose to not host events that will not commit to creating diverse events.