IDEAL Women’s Empowerment Mission is to promote women’s sense of self-worth, their ability to determine their own choices, and their right to influence social change for themselves and others.
Gender equality is a basic human right, and it is also fundamental to having a peaceful, prosperous world.
But girls and women continue to face significant challenges all around the world. Women are typically underrepresented in power and decision-making roles. They receive unequal pay for equal work, and they often face legal and other barriers that affect their opportunities at work
A key part of this empowerment is through education. Girls who are educated can pursue meaningful work and contribute to their country’s economy later in life.
Ideal World believes that healthy, educated and empowered women and girls are agents of change and inspiration for society.
REASON TO TAKE THIS INITATIVE
Globally, 750 million women and girls were married before the age of 18 and at least 200 million women and girls in 30 countries have undergone FGM. The rates of girls between 15-19 who are subjected to FGM (female genital mutilation) in the 30 countries where the practice is concentrated have dropped from 1 in 2 girls in 2000 to 1 in 3 girls by 2017. In 18 countries, husbands can legally prevent their wives from working; in 39 countries, daughters and sons do not have equal inheritance rights; and 49 countries lack laws protecting women from domestic violence.
One in five women and girls, including 19 per cent of women and girls aged 15 to 49, have experienced physical and/or sexual violence by an intimate partner within the last 12 months. Yet, 49 countries have no laws that specifically protect women from such violence.While women have made important inroads into political office across the world, their representation in national parliaments at 23.7 per cent is still far from parity. In 46 countries, women now hold more than 30 per cent of seats in national parliament in at least one chamber.
Only 52 per cent of women married or in a union freely make their own decisions about sexual relations, contraceptive use and health care.
Globally, women are just 13 per cent of agricultural land holders.
Women in Northern Africa hold less than one in five paid jobs in the non-agricultural sector. The proportion of women in paid employment outside the agriculture sector has increased from 35 per cent in 1990 to 41 per cent in 2015.
More than 100 countries have taken action to track budget allocations for gender equality.
In Southern Asia, a girl’s risk of marrying in childhood has dropped by over 40per cent since 2000.
IDEAL WORLD EDUCATION GOALS TO ACHIVE IN WOMEN EMPOWERMENT MISSION
End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere
IDEAL WORLD EDUCATION target to eliminate all forms of violence against all women and girls in the public and private spheres, including trafficking and sexual and other types of exploitation and eliminate all harmful practices, such as child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation.
IDEAL WORLD EDUCATION ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision making in political, economic and public life we also ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights as agreed reforms to give women equal rights to economic resources, as well as access to ownership and control over land and other forms of property, financial services, inheritance and natural resources, in accordance with national laws. IDEAL WORLD EDUCATION gives a platform to all women across the globe to use their skills and get recognition at global level.