Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world. Gender equality is an enabler and accelerator for all the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The gender-responsive implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development offers an opportunity to achieve not only SDG 5 (gender equality), … Continue reading Achieve Gender Equality to Deliver the SDGs
The twin challenges of building pathways to sustainable development and achieving gender equality have never been more pressing. As the world moves towards the post-2015 development agenda, the present World Survey not only shows why each challenge is so important, but also why both challenges must be addressed together, in ways that fully realize the … Continue reading Gender equality and sustainable development.
The importance of mainstreaming gender in any country’s development initiatives and the need to monitor and evaluate the progress of the mechanism is premised on the alarming global gender disparities in social and economic opportunities, property and rights. On several occasions, the Government of Rwanda (GoR) has, through its stands and actions, demonstrated its commitment … Continue reading Equality when it comes to gender in social, property and rights in Rwanda
'Gender mainstreaming' can be defined as the process of incorporating gender equality issues into every stage of the development, implementation and evaluation of mainstream policies. The Irish government has adopted gender mainstreaming as a strategy to promote equal opportunities between women and men in the National Development Plan 2000-2006. Click here for full article