Gender Equality

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In this presentation, I'll explain Gender Equality in brief and discuss few examples of Extreme Gender Inequality Cases

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Gender Equality

  1. 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 doesn’t mean men and women being the same.
  2. 2. EXAMPLES of GENDER INEQUALITY  Forbidden from driving  Right to divorce  Access to education  Right to travel  Professional Obstacles  Violence  Feminization of Poverty
  3. 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. 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. 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. 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/

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