Source: Oxfam/World Economic Forum
Please see below recent gender-related change.
- Across 34 countries surveyed by Pew, a median of 74 percent of respondents agree that it is "very important" for women to have the same rights as men. Western Europe, the US, and Latin America led the pack. The poll also showed that women were more inclined than men to say gender equality is important.
Please see below selected recent diversity-related change.
- The chief diversity officer role is a relatively new position among mainstream organisations, but one that is increasingly vital as companies understand the business benefits of having a diverse workforce.
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The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were eight time-bound goals providing concrete, numerical benchmarks for tackling extreme poverty in its many dimensions.
The MDGs included goals and targets on income poverty, hunger, maternal and child mortality, disease, inadequate shelter, gender inequality, environmental degradation and the Global Partnership for Development.
Adopted by world leaders in the year 2000 with the attention of being achieved by 2015, the MDGs were both global and local, tailored by each country to suit specific development needs.
The eight MDGs below in turn broke down into 21 quantifiable targets that were measured by 60 indicators.
This evolving paper examines progress in achieving SDG 4. Quality Education
In late 2016 young changemakers around the world united for the Global Goals.
There's no such thing as a glass ceiling for women. It's just a thick layer of men - Laura Liswood, Council of Women World Leaders
The feeling of strangeness which she conveyed, and yet of having known her always, was a characteristic of that figure which later came to symbolise for me the whole essence of womanhood - Memories, Dreams and Reflections, Flamingo edition 1989, p 19
I cannot be arsed to think a single original thought when I'm surrounded by men. But throw a woman into the mix and usually I have developed a new world order by tea time - Jeremy Clarkson http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/columnists/jeremy_clarkson/art…