INSTITUTE OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY
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NGO Associated With ECOSOC At The United Nations
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Gender Equity

We believe that the dignity and basic rights of all people must be honoured, upheld and defended. We advocate for equal outcomes for women, men and gender-diverse people and promote inclusive, transformative processes to achieve gender equality.

Due to historical and social disadvantage, gender equity recognises that women and gender-diverse people are not in the same ‘starting position’ as men. Treating women, men and gender-diverse people equally may not be fair and just in all situations. In fact, it can create further disadvantage.

Our leadership and involvement in education, social services and faith-based endeavours for over four centuries have resulted in an acute awareness of the need for gender equity across all areas of life.

Her Voice

Happy International Day of the Girl! The world is home to more than 1.1 billion girls under age 18, who are poised to become the

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