The Importance Of Achieving Gender Equality In The Fashion Sector

The Importance Of Achieving Gender Equality In The Fashion Sector

Stephanie Steele Thursday, 1 July 2021

This is a notes-only lesson. We look at the Sustainable Development Goal No.5: Achieving Gender Equality and Empower All Women and Girls, and how the targets and indicators for development fit within the fashion and textile industry.

What should you be aware of as a creative business owner or employee of a fashion company when addressing the issue of gender inequality across your workplace and supply chain? What examples are there of product businesses using issues under the gender equality banner to push the targets positively onwards?

In this lesson you will learn:

  • About the aims of the UN Sustainable Development Goal 5 and how it relates to the fashion and textiles industry
  • What you, as a creative business owner or employee in a fashion company, need to be aware of in terms of gender equality and your rights
  • About creative businesses already working to address issues of gender inequalities

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