Gender Equality

Description

Goal 5- Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.

Ending all forms of discrimination against women and girls is crucial accelerating sustainable development. Affording women equal rights to economic resources such as land and property are vital targets to realizing this goal. So is ensuring universal access to sexual and reproductive health. 

Fact Sheet

Pakistan army uses rape as a tool of oppression: Naela Qadri, Baloch nationalist leader

Education Gender Equality Peaceful and Strong Institutions South Asia Interviews
Baloch nationalist leader Naela Qadri Baloch, who lives in self-exile in Canada, believes that women should learn to defend themselves even by arming themselves. According to her Balochistan is the worst example of women suppression.

India Inc cannot pursue CSR agenda in isolation: Shaifalika Panda, CEO, Bansidhar & Ila Panda Foundation

Gender Equality Industry and Innovation Partnerships for the Goals South Asia Interviews
Shaifalika Panda, Chief of CSR, Indian Metal & Ferro Alloys (IMFA), and CEO, Bansidhar & Ila Panda Foundation (BIPF), says that companies should realign their CSR agenda to meet the contemporary challenges. Shaifalika talks to Ashok Kumar for the Social Philanthropy Series on All India Radio's FM Rainbow channel. Excerpts from the interview:

Sexuality of an individual is a very private matter: Priya Dutt, Congress leader

Health and Well-being Gender Equality South Asia Interviews
Congress leader and Sanjay Dutt's sister Priya Dutt feels that sexual minorities and sex workers have an equal right to dignified life. In an interview to Ashok Kumar of OneWorld South Asia, Priya says that segregation of LGBTs is a dangerous trend and they should not feel caged in our society. Excerpts from the interview: