GENDER EQUALITY AND WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT
Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment: A Pathway to Sustainable Development
Description: This course aims to introduce the topic of gender equality and women’s empowerment with a combination of the series of lectures by renowned international experts on concepts, theories and thematic areas, interviews with scholars, UN representatives, change makers, case presentations of innovative approaches and practices by global citizens all around the world.
Understanding the 5th SDG - the multifaceted issues around it and the efforts put forth worldwide to achieve it - is the foundation for this course. Particularly, the course aims to examine and critically reflect on the revolving issues around both gender equality and women’s empowerment with sustainable development by providing a platform where learners can virtually meet and learn from one another. It will bring a critical eye to gender inequality and how it is addressed in the field of sustainable development.
Learners will be able to deepen their understanding of gender equality and women’s empowerment, exchange and embrace different perspectives, and challenge their own assumptions. The course invites those who see themselves as global citizens as well as who aspire to assume active roles in bringing meaningful changes to oneself and so the society they are in.
- Introduction to Gender Equality and Women's Rights
- Gender Equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
- Women's Empowerment
- Critical Issues on Gender Equality
- Plan for Action: Paving the Way to Equality