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Day 12: Gender Equality

Gender equality is a fundamental human right and that right is violated by gender based discrimination.
Gender inequality is discrimination on the basis of sex or gender causing one sex or gender to be routinely privileged or prioritized over another.


In this video children explain gender equality. 

We all watch movies, but we don’t all make them. This article on the World Economic Forum website illustrates a continuing gender equity gap in Hollywood, with women directing only 20 percent of 2019’s 100 top grossing films.

This article from Fast Company suggests addressing our biases and outdated practice as a way to bring more women into leadership positions.

One of the more prevalent aspects of gender inequality is in the form of disparities of pay in the workplace. Here is an article that explores the gender pay gap in the United States.

Reflection and Response

How do you see gender inequality in your own life and or work?

What steps can you take in your life or work to address gender inequality?