Conversations around gender equality tend to focus on the significant barriers to resources and opportunities that women face. There is a pervasive myth that gender equality will only benefit women. Yet gender equality benefits everyone.
All people grapple with gender roles and stereotypes. In this podcast, leading experts bust the myth that gender equality benefit women alone by showing how efforts to achieve equity result in gains in faster child development, and greater peace and economic prosperity.
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