People everywhere from all walks of life are working together to achieve gender equality. But it takes more – it takes you. Choose an issue to explore, learn more, and get involved.
Education is not only a human right, it’s also the most effective way to grow economies, create healthy communities, and eliminate inequality. HeForShe believes that every child has the right to an education – it empowers us all.
Be the Change
For too many of us, classrooms are where we learn our first hard lessons about gender bias. Here are a few ways to help turn your school into an engine of opportunity for every student.
That’s Not Okay
What does it mean to act “like a girl” or “like a man”? Call out gender-biased language from students and instructors alike. Ask the speaker to think about how these comments reinforce gender stereotypes.
Online bullies want your silence. Enlist your friends and followers to send messages of support to victims of social media trolling. You’ll help turn the internet into a safe space for everyone.
Teach a Teacher
Empower educators to create equality in the classroom. Get the UNESCO Guide for Gender Equality in Teacher Education Policy and Practices, a step-by-step guide for including gender equality issues in teacher training.