The inequalities and injustices in our world today have only been exaggerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has created for some a renewed call for action to work towards a more sustainable future for all. This session will explore how already marginalised groups, with a particular focus on girls and women, are disproportionately impacted by issues surrounding sustainable development and how they are often the people leading the way in advocating for change.
We will be led by our own discussions, prompted by examples and case studies along the way, to go deeper on the inequalities that exist in our society today. As well as examining how we can utilise intersectionality in our efforts to achieve sustainable development.
The main takeaway from the session will be our reflections and sharing of experiences, though we will also end by considering how we can turn these discussions into actions both in our home organisations and on our own, as active citizens of the world.
At the end of the session, participants will;
Target audience– All participants, any level