Gender Equality

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Women and men have equal conditions, treatment and opportuntities for realizing their full potential, human rights and to contribute to (and benefit from), economic, social, cultural, and political development. Gender equality is, therefore, the equal valuing by society of the similarities and differences of women and men, and the roles they play. It is based on women and men being full partners in the home, community, and society. 1.

  • 1. Priority Gender Equality at UNESCO: