Be the First to Hear about IETP's Gender Equality Program this September

IETP's Gender Equality ProgramWho should join?Buyers (Brands, Retailers, Licensors, Agents)Sustainability Partitioners who are looking for initiatives to improve gender equality /empower women/ or promote gender awareness in the supply chainBusinesses that are looking to strengthen their engagement with suppliers The hour-long webinar will look at:The needs & importance of joining a Gender Equality ProgramHow can businesses incorporate SDG5 (Gender Equality) into their supply chain How can businesses empower women at the factory levelUnderstand the design of the Gender Equality Program & the resources availableLearn about the timeline of the Gender Equality Program Preview the expected impacts and benefits of the Gender Equality ProgramAdditional Information about Global Goal 5 (SDG5, Gender Equality) Targets: 5.1 End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere5.2 Eliminate all forms of violence against all women and girls in the public and private spheres, including trafficking and sexual and other types of exploitation5.3 Eliminate all harmful practices, such as child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation5.4 Recognize and value unpaid care and domestic work through the provision of public services, infrastructure and social protection policies and the promotion of shared responsibility within the household and the family as nationally appropriate5.5 Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life5.6 Ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights as agreed in accordance with the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development and the Beijing Platform for Action and the outcome documents of their review conferences5.A Undertake 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 laws5.B Enhance the use of enabling technology, in particular information and communications technology, to promote the empowerment of women5.C Adopt and strengthen sound policies and enforceable legislation for the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls at all levelsReference: Other resources to help businesses promote Gender Equality:UN Women, Woman Every Child Intiative, For She Campaigm,