Gender equality implies that both men and women should receive equal rights, opportunities and treatment in all spheres of life upheld by society and political system.
Here is the ABC of gender equality:
A: Ascribing equal value to both men and women as the members of larger set of human race as persons
B: Belief in uniqueness of every individual and respect of diversity among individuals
C: Commitment to the principle that both men and women have equal rights and responsibilities
D: Devising legislation and public policies that are gender neutral
E: Equality need not mean sameness but matching the potential of each individual to the approach to its optimal development
Society would not function properly without equal importance, value, respect, rights, freedom of choice and responsibilities to both men and women as individuals.
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