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什么在阻挡性别平等?

伯克利—一年前,联合国开始实施17个可持续发展目标(SDG),其中之一是到2030年实现真正的性别平等。

赋权妇女和女孩在道德上正确,在经济上明智。一些最新研究确认,如果在经济机会和结果上存在普遍而严重的性别差距,其经济和人类发展代价是巨大的。

一份由联合国秘书长高规格委员会组织、我们执笔的最新报告指出了政府、企业、非政府组织和多边发展机构可以采取什么措施弥合这些差距,加快实现SDG的首要目标——包容性经济增长。报告发现,一国性别平等程度的提高伴随着更好的教育和卫生、更高的人均收入、更快更包容的经济增长,以及更强的国际竞争力。

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