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- 1. WHAT is GENDER EQUALITY? The process of being fair to women and men. Requires equal enjoyment by women and men of socially valued-goods, opportunities, resources and rewards. It doesnt mean men and women being the same.
2. EXAMPLES of GENDER INEQUALITY Forbidden from driving Right to divorce Access to education Right to travel Professional Obstacles Violence Feminization of Poverty 3. WHY is it IMPORTANT? For the success of our organizations It is the right thing to do and the smart thing to do For the nations and the whole world 4. WHY is it IMPORTANT? Companies with a female board representation outperform those who has no women on their board. Businesses who include females in leadership do better than those who do not. Organizations with gender diversity practices, attract and retain the best talent. 5. CONCLUSION Gender Equality must become a lived reality. It will come from determination, guts and heart. It will come from the men and women who believe they can make a difference. We must close the gender gap. 6. References Gender Equality: The Smart Thing To Do by Harvard http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdOcjKsUqOI In it Together - Gender Equality by SentisDigital http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tpcJn39hz6g 10 Extreme Examples of Gender Inequality http://listverse.com/2008/11/20/10-extreme- examples-of-gender-inequality/