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Tag: gender equality

  • Women and their Role in Diplomacy

    Women have a vital role to play in diplomacy, both globally and locally. Women can use their influence and power to influence policy and support initiatives for peace-building efforts. They can build networks of powerful advocates, lead diplomatic missions and represent their country as members of the United Nations or other international organizations. Additionally, women…

  • Gender Equality and Climate Justice

    Gender equality is a cornerstone and key to climate justice. To delineate the interconnection between gender quality and climate justice, it is mandatory to elaborate both the terms. Gender equality implies that all genders are absolutely free to enjoy their human rights as to pursue whatever career, lifestyle, choice they want without any discrimination. SDGs…

  • Gender Equality and SDGs.

    Introduction: Gender equality is the idea of providing equal opportunities to different genders based on individual performances rather than skill-based positions. In 2015, the United Nations developed 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the fifth of which focuses on gender equality. SDG 5 aims to empower all women and girls. It works to abolish sexism in…

  • Women and Gender-Responsive Climate Policies

    Introduction Climate change is a global crisis that affects individuals of all genders but women and girls are often disproportionately affected. In developing countries, the gender-based division of labor and responsibilities frequently leaves women and girls bearing a disproportionate share of the impacts of climate change. These can include increased workloads, health impacts, and the…

  • GENDER EQUALITY & SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGs)

    “Gender equality is the unfinished business of the 21st century,” says Elizabeth Broderick. Indeed, human beings are living in the best phase of their history in the twenty-first century. They have attained glory and progress in multidisciplinary fields of life and are trying to conquer new worlds of advancement. Moreover, they have better standards of…

  • Assessing the Participation of Women in Pakistani Politics

    Introduction Over the last half-century, democracies have made remarkable strides toward gender parity in political power and wealth. The number of women running for and being elected to national parliaments is at an all-time high, and there are more women than ever before serving in executive capacities inside national governments. Women have made great strides…

  • Climate Change Is Not Gender Neutral

    Climate change is a gradual alteration of the typical weather patterns that have come to characterize local, regional, and global climates on Earth. Due to preexisting societal injustices, they have varied consequences for men and women, with women suffering more severe negative repercussions.  The “weaker” members of society suffer most from the harmful effects of…

  • Are we heading in the right direction regarding Gender Equality?

    For the nations to rise, for the generations to thrive, for the equality to prevail, and for the world to become a better place; 49.58% of the world’s population needs to be recognized on all platforms. It’s not just about the number. It’s about half of the world’s potential in the form of women who…

  • Gender Equality and Climate Change

    Gender Equality and Climate Change

    Gender Equality and Climate Change : There is a deep nexus between climate change and gender inequality. Women are increasingly being recognized as the primary victims of climate change due to their relatively disadvantaged and lower socioeconomic status in society. There is no denying the fact that the effects of climate change are disproportionate and…