Gender Inequality For Females (Steps You Can Take To Help Solve Gender…
Gender Inequality For Females
Of 194 countries, only 19 women were the head of a country in 2015.
August 18, 1920 is when all women in the US were allowed to vote.
They began to protest about women's rights to vote in the 1800s
1878 is when the amendment was first introduced in Congress
Nine western states allowed women to vote in 1912
On January 27, 1914 many women and men protested about women's right to vote.
January 28, 1916, was when women in Manitoba were allowed to vote in their provincial election.
In the December of 1915, a group brought a petition with about 40 000 signature protesting for women's right to vote.
March 14, 1916, Saskatchewan allowed women to vote
April 19, 1916, Alberta women were allowed to vote and stand for elections.
May 24, 1918, Women in Canada were allowed to participate in federal elections (voting and standing in elections)
1940, Quebec allowed women to vote in provincial elections.
1960, First Nations were allowed to vote.
Order of provinces/territories which allowed women to vote.
"Have we not the brains to think? Hands to work? Hearts to feel? And lives to live? Do we not bear our part in citizenship? Do we not help build the Empire? Give us our due!
Mary Ann Shadd
What did she do?
She was an editor of newspaper.
She used her newspaper as a platform to discuss women’s rights
Every country in Africa allow women to vote.
Only Chad doesn't let women run in an election
South Africa is the last country in Africa to allow women to vote
Rwanda has the highest number of women parliamentarians
Women have won 61.3 per cent of seats in the lower house
A city in Rome
Only place left where women can't vote.
This state only allows cardinals to vote
Not all men here get the right to vote either.
Allowed women to vote in 1894
Allowed women to vote in 1899
First country to allow women to vote
Allowed women to vote in 1907
Though every country allows women to vote, many are still discouraged by male family members
Global Gender Gap
Enrollment of students for secondary schools
Attendance of college or university.
More than 2/3
Less than 1/3
Average school time in poorer countries
24.3% of all national parliamentarians are women
11 women are serving as Head of State
12 women are serving as Head of Government
60% of women have the same amount of access to financial services as men.
42% of women have as much
How women aren't equal to men
"Women items" cost more than "men items"
Women have to strictly wear things that men don't
In some cultures, a married couple would go to the male's side to celebrate holidays
The female's side has to give presents to the male's side in some cultures.
Women still take care of most household jobs
Taking care of sick kids
Taking care of newborns
Clean the house
More women take the maturity leave than men do
What is Gender Inequality
The difference in the status, power and prestige women and men have in group societies
Unequal treatment or perception of an individual based on their gender
Steps You Can Take To Help Solve Gender Inequality
Support a campaign for gender equality
He For She
Me to We
Poverty is Sexist
Donate Things to Women in Need
Buy a Me to We rafiki bracelet to support girls
Gives girls resources like textbooks and pencils
Equips girls with skills to advocate for their rights
Treat every fairly no matter what their gender or race is
Share household chores
All adults living in the same home should take responsibility for household chores
Notice Signs of Violence
Scold sexist attitudes
Don't stay silent while listening to sexist comments
Vote for Women
Don't do only because their women though that's also sexism
UN 5th Goal, Gender Equality
Goal 5 targets
Eliminate all forms of violence against all women and girls in the public and private spheres, including trafficking and sexual and other types of exploitation
End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere
Eliminate all harmful practices, such as child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation
Recognize and value unpaid care and domestic work through the provision of public services, infrastructure and social protection policies and the promotion of shared responsibility within the household and the family as nationally appropriate
Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision making in political, economic and public life
Ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights as agreed in accordance with the Program of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development and the Beijing Platform for Action and the outcome documents of their review conferences
Undertake reforms to give women equal rights to economic resources, as well as access to ownership and control over land and other forms of property, financial services, inheritance and natural resources, in accordance with national laws
Adopt and strengthen sound policies and enforceable legislation for the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls at all levels
UN hopes to solve this problem by 2030
By Jiaqi Zhang