Nana lives in a remote village. She is married with three children. Both she and her husband are farmers. Nana went to school up to grade 3. Every now and then, the households in her community are asked to attend a meeting. One day, the village leader requested her to attend a meeting the next day.
The socialization process by which children learn gender roles and stereotypes starts from a very young age, when children become really aware of their gender identity.
Improving the lives of women and girls was part of the MDGs when they were adopted in 2000. Since then, much progress has been made—particularly on education—but that progress has been uneven and insufficient in many countries.
A quick reference for urban planners to address violence against women and girls in their efforts to ensure safe cities and neighborhoods.
A quick reference guide for for mainstreaming prevention of and response to violence against women and girls in urban transport interventions.
A quick reference for education specialists to address violence against women and girls in their efforts to ensure safe schools.
A quick reference for health specialists to address violence against women and girls.
We cannot wait another 118 years to achieve economic gender equality.
Young women and men can think outside the box to address gender challenges.