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UN Sustainable Development Goals
5. Gender Equality

What’s the goal here?

To achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.

Why?

Women and girls represent half of the world’s population and therefore also half of its potential. But, today gender inequality persists everywhere and stagnates social progress. Women continue to be underrepresented at all levels of political leadership. 

Across the globe, women and girls perform a disproportionate share of unpaid domestic work. Inequalities faced by girls can begin right at birth and follow them all their lives. In some countries, girls are deprived of access to health care or proper nutrition, leading to a higher mortality rate.

SDG Goal 5. Gender Equality

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