‘Lack of awareness of legal remedies, complex court procedures and financial constraints are some of the issues women face in accessing justice. This is according to a UN official from Nepal.
A 25-year old lawyer from India who has been nominated as a UN Young Leader for the Sustainable Development Goals, or
Nagoya University in Japan is accelerating the hiring of female faculty members as well as researchers and scientists, its president has confirmed.
Time wasted collecting water a “double whammy” for women and girls
Gender inequality in the labour market cost sub-Saharan African countries more than US$90 billion annually between 2010 and 2014.
Men and boys are being encouraged to “think differently” about gender relations in order to achieve full equality between the sexes.
Having more women in parliament and other high-level public offices will go a long way towards achieving gender equality, a UN expert on the issue has said.
“Gender equality saves lives when disaster hits”
Global goals and gender equality: squaring the circle
Women need to earn as much as men for doing the same job.
That was the clear message from the head of the UN’s gender agency, speaking alongside the Canadian Prime Minister at UN headquarters on Wednesday.