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How We Support UNSDG 5 "Gender Equality"

UN Targets:

  • 5.1 – End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere

  • 5.5 – Ensure women’s participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making

  • 5.a – Give women equal rights to economic resources and access to ownership/control over lands and other forms of property, financial services, etc.

  • 5.b – Enhancing the use of enabling technology (information and communications technology especially) to promote women’s empowerment

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Our Work:

  • 5.1 & 5.5Empowering women with heightened self-confidence, community networks, willingness to take risks, and self efficacy to:

    • Claim and exercise their rights

    • Participate in leadership roles (e.g. community organization presidents, general store managers, elected officials on local councils, etc.)

  • 5.a – On average, 30% of a given year’s ASSET graduates become homeowners, increasing women’s access to ownership and control over property

  • 5.b – Integrating new technology and communications tools into ASSET curriculum to strengthen women’s ability to navigate an increasingly technological market


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