Gender Equality, one decade into the 21st century
Ireland’s support to women’s empowerment in the dGender equality is both a human right and fundamental to sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction.
Yet inequality remains deeply entrenched in every society. While significant gains have been made to empower women worldwide, great challenges remain. Women struggle to find decent employment and often get paid less than men who do the same work. In some countries women and girls are still denied access to basic education and health care. Women in all parts of the world suffer violence and discrimination. They are under-represented in political and economic decision-making processes.eveloping world