What we do | Theme | Sustainable support for gender equality and women's rights

Sustainable support for gender equality and women's rights

In 2015, the Netherlands committed itself to the United Nations Sustainable Development Agenda (SDG Agenda). The agenda focuses on poverty reduction, climate protection and social growth. One of the goals is to achieve gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls worldwide: SDG 5. WO=MEN lobbies in the Netherlands, Europe and at UN level to this end.

 

After all, we need to act if we truly want to ensure that gender equality and women's rights become part of global policy. Complex issues related to unequal power distribution and prosperity need gendered policies and an Intersectionality approach, as sex, class, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, skin colour, disability and age also play a role.


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