Gender equality is when people of all genders have equal rights, responsibilities and opportunities.
Everyone is affected by gender inequality - women, men, trans gender diverse people, children and families. It impacts people of all ages and backgrounds.
We need gender equality urgently. Gender equality prevents violence against women and girls. It’s essential for economic prosperity. Societies that value women and men as equal are safer and healthier. Gender equality is a human right. Everyone benefits from gender equality. Gender equality helps prevent violence against women and girls and makes our communities safer and healthier. It is a human right and it is good for the economy.