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.

Kimberly GireWomen
Interview

Podcast OnPurpose with Kimberly Gire

“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.

WomanFemale Leadership
Opinion

Why Societies Benefit from Female Leadership

Advancing women’s equality can add $12 trillion to global growth. ElsaMarie D’Silva works to achieve this goal by fighting for safer cities.

Samantha StevensAmerica
Portrait

Changing the System from Within

Samantha Stevens is changing the system from within corporate America. Her main targets? Sexism, racism – all those “isms” that separate people from each other.

Girlhype is an initiave based in Cape Town, South Africa.Coding
Interview

Gaining Confidence through Coding

“When you type in the word ‘researcher’ into Google, what comes up is all male.” Baratang Miya is here to change this.

Eirliani Abdul RahmanArctic
Feature

Why This Woman Is Going to the South Pole

Minus 48 degrees Celsius, polar bears, pulling a 190-pound sled on skies: Why did Eirliani Abdul Rahman chose the South Pole for her expedition?

3L7R6453
Feature

These Girls Don’t Want to Be Left Behind

Digitization is yet another area where girls and women are struggling to find their place, especially in a country like India. Here are the stories of some women who have succeeded.

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