Gender Equality

  • Gender equality means that women and men shall have the same opportunities, rights and obligations in all areas of education and life.
  • This implies an even distribution of power and influence, equal opportunities for economic independence, and equal conditions and premises regarding work, career and opportunities for development.
  • It further implies equal access to education, and opportunities for developing personal ambitions, interests, and talents.
  • Gender equality also means shared responsibility for home and children, and the absence of gender-related or sexual harassment.