Working equality into employment

World Education Blog

cover-picThe 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development recognises that gender equality and women’s empowerment are critical for achieving our goals. In this series of three blogs marking the launch of the new 2016 GEM Report Gender Review, we look at education and gender in relation to three central pillars in the new 2030 Agenda in turn: work and economic growth (prosperity), leadership and participation (peace) and relationships and well-being ([people).  The Review is released to contribute to activities around International Day of the Girl Child 2016

In the first of three blogs, we look at the relationship between education, gender equality and the realm of work and its importance for inclusive economic growth.

A sustainable and fair world is only possible by ensuring that we all have opportunities to work and prosper. Education is key, and ensuring gender equality in and through schooling is an absolutely crucial building block for…

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