2021 Highlights in Gender Equality

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causes, and social movements, the movement to achieve gender equality experienced some progress and regress in 2021. I’m sure we’re all too familiar with the 2021 news stories of worsened gender inequalities in many parts of the world, so instead, I’ll be focusing on what often gets disregarded or neglected – the moments that furthered gender equality. 

Gender Equality as a Canvas for Achieving the Global Goals

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If we claim that gender equality is being achieved in this present timeline, we need to define what we mean and who we include.

As an artist, I see gender equality as a shared canvas upon which different colours and tools come together to create a work of art that captures the beholder’s eye, provides meaning and serves as a framework of reference for them to assess other artworks.

What does this mean? Let’s break it down.