Mainstreaming gender equality and women’s rights

Gender equality

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Portfolio overview
Portfolio overview 2016 on Gender equality. Gender equality is a human right and a prerequisite for poverty reduction and sustainable development. Gender equality is achieved when women and men, girls and boys, have equal rights, life prospects and opportunities and power to shape their own lives and contribute to society. As one of the main thematic priorities for Swedish development cooperation, a gender perspective shall permeate all Sida’s work.

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