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by ali elder

Gender equality & Female Empowerment

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About the developer••

My name is Ali Elder and I am a senior pursuing my degree in Elementary Education. My various work within my sorority, community, schools, and philanthropic entities has inspired me to advocate for women's rights.

About this project

  • 17 Global Goals: Goal 5--Gender Equality
  • Focus on education and advocacy
  • Real world problems --> tangible solutions

TARGETS FOR THE GOAL: GENDER EQUALITY AND FEMALE EMPOWERMENT

Value Unpaid Care and Promote Shared Domestic Responsibilities.

End Discrimination Against Women and Girls.

TARGETS

TARGET 1

Universal Access to Reproductive Health and Rights.

TARGET 2

TARGET 3

explore THE GOAL: GENDER EQUALITY AND FEMALE EMPOWERMENT

'We cannot succeed when half of us are held back.'-Malala Yousafzai

Gender equality on a global level••

  • Different societies with cultural norms
  • The role of women varies
  • Stages of development
  • Progress looks different everywhere

causes of gender inequality ••

Lack of Access to Education

Healthcare Inequity

Workplace Discrimination

Lack of Legal Protection

Societal Expectations & Norms

United states: Gender inequality ••

80%

The pay gap in 2oo2--women made 3/4 of what their male counterparts earned.

8%

For women ages 25-34 as of recent data collection.

50%

Adult women express that being treated differently by employers is a major cause of the wage gap.

2/3

Of working mothers feel a greater pressure than their male counterpart to contribute to the responsibilities in the home.

#5

Kentucky ••

Ranks 5th in the nation for child abuse and neglect cases.

Family Enrichment center

Resources for parents and families in the local community provide assistance to combat unequal labor and gender inequality.

Understand THE GOAL: GENDER EQUALITY AND FEMALE EMPOWERMENT

interpreting the goal: Data collection••

34 participantsAssess familiarity with topicGather opinions/concernsCollect problems and solutions

Demographic data••

takeaways

  • 83% strongly support equality at work
  • 80% strongly support equality at home
  • 86% feel a great pressure to balance work and home life

Brainstorm advocacy strategies for THE GOAL: GENDER EQUALITY AND FEMALE EMPOWERMENT

ADVOCACY SOLUTIONS

eMAGAZINE

DEVELOP THE ADVOCACY STRATEGY for THE GOAL: GENDER EQUALITY AND FEMALE EMPOWERMENT

the strategy:create a tiktok to easily promote this topic and evoke empathy for the cause

the goal:educate people about how to promote and sustain gender equality in tehir ocmmunities

the plan:catch viewers attention and elaborate on solutions with a PSA

test THE ADVOCACY STRATEGY for THE GOAL: GENDER EQUALITY AND FEMALE EMPOWERMENT

Relatability.

PSA FEEDBACK

Beginning of PSA

More time to read tweets.

Positive comment.

Add definition of 'femicide'.

Appreciated connections.

End of PSA

REFLECTION QUESTIONS

How successful was the implementation of your advocacy solution?

If you were to implement this solution again, what are three things you would change about it?

What are three things you learned about this global goal (or problem) that you did not know before this class?

'Each time a woman stands up for herself, she stands up for all women.'-Maya Angelou

Thanks

QUESTIONS?