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Equality is path to progress for humankind, world leaders tell Expo 2020 Dubai’s Global Goals Week

Equality is path to progress for humankind, world leaders tell Expo 2020 Dubai’s Global Goals Week

DUBAI, 17 January 2021 – The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the time needed to bridge the gender gap – which was already at 100 years – by another 36 years. World leaders agree that the need to course-correct and urgently achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment is essential not only for the sake of fulfilling a human right, but also for the advancement of humankind, Expo 2020 Dubai’s Global Goals Week heard today (17 January).

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