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SDG 5: Gender Equality Tag

The global south is a tapestry of interlocked cultures, customs, and distinct ways of life, making for a wealthy living. Wealth, however, is not a word associated with the developing world. Inequality in the region is deeply entrenched in the

This article was written by Yulia Nesterova and Liz Jackson. The gender gap in universities has tilted in favor of women as a result of increased access and inclusion of women in higher education. This does not mean, however, that gender equality -

What policy makers need to know about gender and sustainability Most of the current sustainable development policies include gender considerations. However, the progress towards gender equity still goes at a snail’s pace. Experience from the ground shows that policy targets often

Editor's Note: This piece is co-authored by Lucas Chancel, Tancrede Voituriez and Alex Hough. Income and wealth inequality are rising in most countries around the world today. Recognizing that this challenge has become a universal issue, in 2015, the United Nations

EDITOR’S NOTE:  THIS PIECE IS AUTHORED BY LAKSHMI PURI, UN ASSISTANT SECRETARY GENERAL AND UN WOMEN DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR. IT IS PART OF A SERIES EXPLORING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS. SEE THE INTRODUCTION TO THE SERIES HERE. As one of my idols, Gloria Steinem, feminist, journalist,

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