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Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

According to the UN, "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.

 

United Nations - UN Secretary-General António Guterres' hails women for their many contributions on International Women's Day, 8 March 2017. This year's theme is "Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030".


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AIESEC is a non-governmental not-for-profit organization in consultative status with the
United Nations Economic and Social Council
(ECOSOC), affiliated with the UN DPI, member
of ICMYO, and is recognized by UNESCO. 

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Women in Kind focuses on women, their needs in business and in the business of life. In both of these areas, women’s needs are specific. Women in Kind is founded by women. Funded by women. Designed by women. For women.

Contact Details: 
Melanie Ulle
mel@womeninkind.com


Shadhika works with young women in India ages 10-24 in order to address the gender inequality that is huge and persistent in Indian culture. We invest in education, empowerment, and economic self-sufficiency so that the young women can realize their aspirations. We also work with young men to educate them on the importance of respecting women and girls.

Contact Details: 
Farrah Salisbury
fsalisbury@shadhika.org
303-455-1819


Marshall Direct Fund's mission is to invest in education and women’s economic empowerment for a more peaceful world. It runs a modern day pen pal program called "Global Kids Connect" which facilitates meaningful dialogue between students and teachers in Pakistan and the United States weekly over the course of half an academic year. Scanned and uploaded letters, photos, and video are shared on a secure blog. Curriculum segments include themes about family, school, leadership, peace, culture, and geography.

Contact Details:
Danielle Givens info@marshalldirectfund.org
970-963-3150



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