Overcoming barriers is a lifelong challenge, as Raquel Castañeda-López knows first-hand. Meet the first Latina elected to the Detroit City Council.
SDG #5-Gender Equality
Sustainable Development Goal 5: Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous, and sustainable world. Providing women and girls with equal access to education, health care, decent work, and representation in political and economic decision-making processes will fuel sustainable economies and benefit societies and humanity at large.
Magic Bus started with informal rugby sessions and quickly turned into a large-scale NGO working to move millions of children and youth out of poverty.
Laura Garcia Coudurier is the executive director of Fondo Semillas, a Mexican nonprofit organization that promotes gender equality and environmental rights.
As a woman working in the impact investing field, Julia Profeta Johansson is used to a male-dominated environment. In this article, she gives her view on why creating a gender balance is economically smart.
Women should be able to go everywhere anytime, not matter where they live. This is why Elsa Marie D’Silva founded SafeCity.
Gaurav Mehta and his organization Dharma Life have been working for the past 10 years to support impoverished villages in India.
Augmented Reality is associated with games like Pokémon Go. Rania Reda argues, however, that AR can help reduce the unemployment rates in the MENA region.
“There’s a lot of things that land on the shoulders of women and they’re amazing at coping with it.” Kimberly Gire is exploring new financial tools for the humanitarian world.