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“ I am not even quite sure what women ’ s rights really are. To me it has been a question of human rights. ” - HENRIK IBSEN. Gender Equality. An SBHS Year 11 Initiative. But why should we care ?. estimate the % of female landowners.

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“I am not even quite sure what women’s rights really are.To me it has been a question of human rights ...

- HENRIK IBSEN


Gender Equality

An SBHS Year 11 Initiative


But why should we care ?


estimate

the % of female landowners


The average age of women entering into prostitution?


The average age of women entering into prostitution is 13.


guess

how many

women and girls are beaten or sexually abused at least once

in their lifetime


I in 3

women and girls are beaten or sexually abused at least once

in their lifetime


guess

number of missing* girls

in china:

*aborted/killed or dead in the

first few years from neglect


40,000,000


Population of Australia

Gone.

Twice.


millions more are stunted, physically & intellectually because they are denied the healthcare and education

their brothers receive

And the problem continues


a story of a 6-year old girl


barely enough food


One day she fell ill


mother refused to feed her


strangled her


placed her hand in

boiling water


Her brother was sitting on the lounge watching television and eating ice-cream


a week dead


mother did not want the child because she was a girl


this story is repeated everyday, across the world


number of females subjected to genital mutilation ?


130


130million


But Australia?

We’re pretty good right?


business world

1 in 8 men can expect to reach senior management


business world

only 1 in 40 women can expect to reach senior management


% of female company executives?


8%


CEOs of The Top 200 Companies


video

turn things around


gender equality

why should we care?


“I am not even quite sure what women’s rights really are.To me it has been a question of human rights ...

- HENRIK IBSEN


Every country where there is widespread gender equality has:


Smarter children

and no problems with overpopulation


Better stability


Justice

which comes with stability


More prosperity

with a larger, better workforce


Healthier people

improving maternal health and combating HIV/AIDS and other diseases


Besides, isn’t it just morally right?


So what can I do?


www.unwomen.org.au


www.girleffect.org.au


youtube.com/sbhsGenEq


Gender Equality at SBHS

www.tinyurl.com/hrs-facebook


Spread the word

about gender equality


You’re the future of the world.


Thank You


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