A marketplace of innovations,
a community of innovators, a platform to support gender equality.
Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world.
Providing women and girls with a life free of violence, equal access to education, health care, decent work, and representation in political and economic decision-making processes is essential for achieveing gender equality and will further fuel sustainable economies and benefit societies and humanity at large.
THE PROMISE OF INNOVATION
Innovation presents the possibility for accelerating gender equality and women’s empowerment by achieving more transformative results and in positioning women, girls and gender advocates to be more effective agents of change.
Achieving the SDGs, including Goal 5 on Gender Equality, will require innovative approaches and importantly ones that tackle underlying structural barriers and persistent challenges.