Definition of gender equality in English:

gender equality

noun

  • The state in which access to rights or opportunities is unaffected by gender.

    ‘legislation that reflected the principles of gender equality’
    • ‘"We cannot let the negative depiction of women and girls erode the hard gains that have been made on gender equality and women's empowerment," she told the reporter.’
    • ‘If feminists can easily agree on the need for greater gender equality in the time spent on housekeeping and childrearing, the next step is less obvious.’
    • ‘Many people are all for "gender equality" as long as it means that they don't have to challenge their assumptions and - heaven forbid - maybe even change their behaviour.’
    • ‘The Commission highlights the Government's commitment to a new public sector duty to promote gender equality.’
    • ‘Women in the developing world are speaking out more on gender equality.’
    • ‘Sweden was hailed for its economic-political model, which successfully combined rapid economic growth with full employment and gender equality in the workplace, to create one of the most egalitarian and wealthy societies in the world.’
    • ‘Researchers say we could reach gender equality in the boardrooms of major corporations within the next seven years.’
    • ‘They made significant contributions to spreading knowledge and understanding of new possibilities of economic life and gender equality.’
    • ‘The President has spoken in favour of gender equality: "women should, more than ever before, work relentlessly towards gender equality in this country."’
    • ‘One of the female entrepreneurs he met was the Women's National Soccer team captain, who tries to promote gender equality through sports.’