Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable society. The journey to equality is long and unless bold measures are taken, it will take generations. Personal status laws often do not recognize the concept of marital property, nor do they recognize the value of unpaid domestic work. Women have limited opportunities to receive their shares of inherited lands, which hinders their ability to have access to loans and therefore investment opportunities. It is now time to walk the talk and make the empowerment of women and girls in the Lebanese society a reality. As she rightly points out, the fact that women are blocked from realizing their full potential is not just morally wrong but is also costing the earth. Sadly, steps ahead in education do not translate to economic empowerment and political empowerment.
Remington. Age: 27.
Together with other nations, Lebanon committed in to the Agenda for Sustainable Development — and as part of this agenda, to achieving gender equality and empowering all women and girls.
Holland. Age: 29.
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Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable society. Ownership of property is mainly registered on behalf of men. This needs to be accompanied by bold legal reforms to remove obstacles impeding gender equality and equal opportunities for women and men in the country.