Women’s economic empowerment is a pre-requisite for inclusive and equitable economic growth.
Investments in maternal, newborn, and reproductive health save lives and increase the social and economic benefits for developing nations.
Data play a critical role in understanding gaps in programs and investments and in holding governments accountable.
Gender equality is critical to improving the environment and fighting for climate justice.
Improve girls’ and women’s access to resources ― land, clean energy, water, and sanitation ― and they will be healthier, wealthier, and safer.
Paving the way and advocating for more women leaders in the political, business, and civic arena is an investment in more just, equitable, and peaceful societies.
When girls and women receive a quality education, they will deliver more equitable, healthy, and prosperous societies.
Eliminating the threat of gender-based violence and harmful practices is critical to safeguarding the dignity and wellbeing of girls and women and to cutting staggering costs due to violence.
Healthy girls and women are the cornerstone of healthy societies.
A woman’s access to modern contraception, reproductive healthcare, and the ability to decide on her own body is the bedrock of gender equality, economic development, and progress for all.
A world without fear, stigma, or discrimination is a prerequisite for gender equality, as is girls’ and women’s ability to live according to their sexual health and rights.
The transformative power of girls and women is undeniable. It is time for development partners to invest wisely, invest together, and invest often.