Empowering women - #EqualityMonday
What can we do to help reduce gender inequality? Here are some of the most popular #EqualityMonday tweets and Facebook posts. Join the global discussion on empowering women - we’d love your input!
- “We need to stop buying into the myth about gender equality. It isn’t a reality yet. Today, women make up half of the U.S. workforce, but the average working woman earns only 77 percent of what the average working man makes. But unless women and men both say this is unacceptable, things will not change." - Beyonce
- A new approach is needed—an approach that recognizes human rights, not charity, as the basis for the inclusion of girls and boys, women and men with disabilities. #EqualityMonday
This publication documents the voices of persons with disabilities on the post-2015 development framework: on.undp.org/tWROH
- Our goal for #EqualityMonday: Gender is not – and never was – just about men. For decades, we have been working to empower women.
- When girls get the education they deserve, they can contribute to the well-being of their communities in amazing ways.
- Today's International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
- 25 November to 10 December, people around the world come together to SayNO - UNiTE to End Violence Against Women!
- We are launching our Executive report today.
My Voice for Her campaign in Libya encouraged 1.3 million women to register to vote in 2012 elections. Here an elated voter casts her ballot.
- It's Equality Monday - did you know that when 10% more girls go to school, a country's GDP increases by 3%?
Like and share this great infographic from USAID!
- The 57th Commission on the Status of Women takes place from March 4th-15th, 2013 - Like & share if you agree all women & girls have a right to live free of violence!
- In Bhutan, much is done to empower rural women to escape poverty - take a look at these amazing photos to find out how:
- Our chief Helen Clark is rising to stop violence against women - are you?
- February 8th is International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation - see your comments in support of the elimination of this practice!
- Many of you joined the Google+ Hangout to discuss progress & challenges in efforts to end female genital mutilation/cutting hosted by UNFPA - watch it again here: bit.ly/WGlrCa
- Many of you showed your support to end violence against women once and for all!
- We asked you to fill in the gap: Empowering women is essential to development because ___________.Click below to see what other followers and friends had to say!
- Empowering women is essential to development because ______________.
You filled in the gap - here are the answers that came in from around the world!
- Check out our photo gallery on empowering women on Facebook: ow.ly/gC3OD
- Interested to learn more about our work around gender equality? Click here: