CATEGORY: I Know Gender

I Know Gender 15: Gender and sustainable industrial development

Course Access: Lifetime
Course Overview

Learning Modality: Self-paced

Date: Available online all year

Duration: Approximately 50 minutes.

Language: English, French and Spanish

Tuition fee: Free

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Gender equality and the empowerment of women have a significant positive impact on sustained economic growth and inclusive and sustainable industrial development (ISID), which are drivers of poverty reduction, social integration and environmental sustainability. Beyond recognizing specific vulnerabilities resulting from differing gender roles, women are key agents of change, who, as economic actors, leaders and consumers, play vitally important parts in every country’s drive towards a higher level of industrialization in their economies.

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Approximately 50 minutes.

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All UN System staff and others who are interested to learn about gender issues

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A Portable Document Format (PDF) viewer and Flash software is needed in order to view the course. Please note that the course will open in a separate pop-up window, therefore please ensure that pop-up blockers are de-activated. The participant will need a set of headphones or speakers as the course includes audio throughout the entire course.