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How do our LEADers work to #AchieveSDG5?

Posted by Leena Dahal from Women LEAD Nepal

***The following blog post was submitted by Women LEAD Nepal, an Alliance member from Nepal.***

At Women LEAD, we strive to reach Sustainable Development Goal 5 or the goal to “achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls,” by equipping young women with the skills and tools required to be change-makers in their community.

Violence Against Women: True Hindrance in the Achievement of Gender Equality

Posted by Nazra for Feminist Studies in Egypt

***The following blog post was submitted by Nazra for Feminist Studies, an Alliance member from Egypt.*** 

Dispatch from the UN: What did and didn’t work at the HLPF

Posted by Noel Schroeder

At the United Nations last week, we heard governments stress the importance of supporting women and girls around the world, but it's going to take a lot more than talk to achieve gender equality by 2030.

#AchieveSDG5 Campaign

Posted by Emily Bove

Last year, 193 countries adopted 17 new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the United Nations. These goals offer the promise of ending poverty and inequalities by 2030. SDG 5 specifically calls on countries to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.