What Possibilities are Afforded by Gender Equality? - Coggle Diagram
What Possibilities are Afforded by Gender Equality?
Why the federal budget should focus on gender equality
the Trudeau government has said budget 2017 will reflect gender-based analysis
Minister Bill Morneau announced that Budget 2017 and all future budgets would be subject to gender-based analysis. The reason was to “ensure that the government continues to deliver real and meaningful change for all Canadians.”
The goal is to identify and reduce inequalities in how men and women are treated by public policy. It has mostly. benefitted canadian men
The goal is to identify and reduce inequalities in how men and women are treated by public policy.
"budgets are a feminist issue"
What could happen if equality is not ensured?
girls are deprived of access to health care or proper nitrition, leading to a higher mortality rate.
nearly 15 million girls under age 18
are married every year—
or 37,000 each day. girls are forced into adolescent marriage.
Disadvantages in education translate into lack of access to skills and limited opportunities in the labour market.
About one third of developing countries have not achieved gender parity in primary education. this leaves girls uneducated and at a disadvantage
Worldwide, 35 per cent of women between 15-49 years of age have experienced physical and/ or sexual intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence.
How has gender roles and gender equality changed throughout the year?
"women account for 47 per cent of the labour force, compared to 38 per cent in 1976"
the gender wage gap: every woman earns $0.87 for every dollar a men earns, but it has increased by over 50% since the 1950s
In 2016, around 75% of canadian women, aged 25 to 64, have received a Post-Secondary Certificate or Degree whereas only around 68% of men received theirs.
The representation of women in executive leadership position remains low, women accounted for 26% of senior management jobs in 2016. Women are in the minority on company boards, representing 19.5% of Financial Post 500 board members.
Impacts of reaching gender equality on everyone
Advancing gender equality is essential to all areas of a healthy society
promoting the health, education, protection and the well-being of girls and boys.