Gender Inequality

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15 Interesting facts on Gender Inequality

  1. In 2015, only ½ of the world’s working-age women were in the labor force, compared to 77% working-age men.
  2. Women with full-time jobs still earn only about 77% of their male counterparts’ earnings.
  3. African-American women (in America) earn 64 cents and Latina women earn 56 cents for every dollar earned by a Caucasian

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A brief on Social Protection

DFID defines social protection as 'a sub-set of public actions that help address risk, vulnerability and chronic poverty'. On a conceptual approach basis, social protection offers a way of thinking the requirements of groups and individuals to live a fulfilling life, the role of the state in facilitating this, and the vulnerabilities of particular groups or individuals. As a set of policies, social protection addresses interventions put in place to address vulnerabilities and factors which hinder a group or individual's capacity to enjoy a fulfilling life.

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Water, Sanitation & Hygiene 

Drinking water hygiene and sanitaion are critical towards development but so is waste management. in most developing countries, WASH is already a major issue. with most countries struggling with chronic waters shortage, waste managment and disposal. 

with growing numbers in population and conflicts, WASH is becoming even a much greater challenge to face in developing countries. 

In areas prone to disasters, children are mostly vulnerable; Clean water, basic toilets and good hygiene practices are essential for their survival and development. Today, there area pproximately 2.4 billion people who do not use good sanitation, and close to a billion who do not have access to developed water sources.

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