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MY EDUCATION MY LIFE.

To increase awareness of social accountability in education sector to women, disabled and other disadvantages groups.

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It is estimated that 1 in 5 women have a disability. Women and girls with disabilities face systemic barriers to participation and inclusion and represent a disproportionate percentage of the world’s poor as a consequence of discrimination. This is especially true of women with disabilities who face multiple and intersectional discrimination. Limited available evidence points to significantly greater inequalities experienced by women and girls with disabilities compared to men and boys with disabilities.
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development offers an opportunity to advance gender-responsive and disability-inclusive development. The 2030 Agenda recognizes gender equality and disability as cross-cutting issues that are integral and indivisible in all three dimensions of sustainable development: economic, social and environmental. The SDGs demand systematic mainstreaming of a gender perspective in all Goals, with goal 5 dedicated to advancing gender equality and the empowerment of all women. Disability is specifically included in the SDGs related to education, growth and employment, inequality, accessibility of human settlements, as well as data, monitoring and accountability. Effective implementation of the 2030 Agenda therefore requires an integrated approach to gender equality, women’s empowerment, disability and development, which responds to and addresses the rights and perspectives of women with disabilities throughout.
“Women’s empowerment and the link to sustainable development” adopted by the United National Economic Commission on the Status of Women in March 2016, also provide guidance for the adoption of integrated measures to protect and promote the rights of all women and girls with disabilities, ensuring their full and effective participation and inclusion in society and to address the multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination they face. Hence through this MY EDUCATION MY LIFE “ (Elimu yangu Maisha yangu)” project , is going to be the central pillars for good government, civic education and social economic empowerments.
 

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