Gender Equality was made part of international human rights law by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights when it was adopted by the UN General Assembly on 10 December 1948. Photo: UN Women ...
Gender equality in society and gender equality in work are correlated based on MGI’s analysis of 125 countries. While absolute scores on equality in society tend to be higher than those of equality in work for most countries, we found virtually no countries with high equality on social indicators and low equality in employment and labor markets.
Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. The UN explains: "Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world. Providing women and girls with equal access to education, health care, decent work, and representation in political and economic decision-making processes will fuel sustainable economies and benefit societies and humanity at large."
equality, unpacking which design features matter the most to achieve gender equality. Finally, the paper concludes with implications for a future research agenda on gender and social protection.
The ideological promise of gender equality under commu-nism went unfulfilled, as did the assurance of self-govern-ment and national sovereignty. With national autonomy restored and cultural tradi-tions revived, there is concern that, in some areas, a revi-talization of pre-communist patriarchal values might stifle the voices of women.
the gender wage gap for full-time, year-round workers is 18.4 percent. Unlike the gender earnings ratio for full-time year-round workers, the ratio for weekly earnings excludes self-employed workers, does not include earnings from annual bonuses, and includes workers who work only part of the year. Both earnings ratios are for full-time workers only.
Despite significant global progress toward gender equality across several key indicators in the economic, social, political and legal realms, a substantial difference persists in labour force participation rates between men and women in low- and middle-income countries. The current review advances knowledge of women’s economic empowerment by systematically reviewing qualitative literature to address the following key question: What are the main barriers to, and facilitators of, women’s ...
social pact establishes equality among the citizens in that they all pledge themselves under the same conditions and all enjoy the same rights. Rousseau 1968 (first edition 1762): 76 1. Introduction This paper is concerned with the issue of equality and equity, with a particular focus on children and other vulnerable groups. It aims to
Target 4.7: By 2030, ensure all learners acquire knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including among others through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship, and appreciation of cultural ...
Policies for greater equality. Definition: Indicator 10.4.1 is the labour share of GDP, comprising wages and social protection transfers. This indicator measures the the percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) derived from labour, which is inclusive of wages and social protection transfers.