Gender equality for sustainable development

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Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University Press
The paper is devoted to issues of gender equality for sustainable development. Gender equality is ensured at different levels depending on the region, national economy and fields of activity. The situation is gradually leveling off, although very few countries have achieved a gender balance in socio-economic relations. In some fields, this gap is particularly large, as well as at higher levels of government in organizations. The paper identifies the main sources of gender inequality in companies and society, including cultural and social barriers, workplace limitations and management policy. These sources lead to a gender gap, which is associated with unequal opportunities for men and women to exercise their political rights, economic access to work, equal pay and financial resources. Reducing the gender gap increases human resources potential, organizational efficiency improvements, increasing company profitability, and the formation of a culture of “gender equality”, which will contribute to the goals of sustainable development of society.
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sustainable development, gender equity, gender gap, gender policy
VI International Scientific Conference: "Challenges of Globalization in Economics and Business", Tbilisi, 2021, pp. 327-332