SDG 5: Gender Equality



Gender inequality has deprived our society of achieving many advancements and continue to inhibit the potential of the world's wellbeing. The nine targets in this SDG aim to provide social, political and economic equality for women, end violence against women, comprehensive maternity policies, reproductive rights, economic and ownership rights and more.

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Research Seminar: “A Comfortable Lifestyle? Exploring Leisure Patterns In The Lives Of Educated Indian Women In Malaysia”

A PhD graduate from University Malaya, Dr. Sally Anne S Paramanathan, who represents Australian Matriculation at Sunway College, presented her research which was entitled: “A comfortable lifestyle? Exploring leisure patterns in the lives of educated Indian women in Malaysia”. Her work was presented at the 5th Research Seminar Series organised by the School of Hospitality and sponsored by The Ritz Carlton and JW Marriot Kuala Lumpur. Based on her qualitative responses of fifteen women, this research considered the possibilities of cultural schemas that keep these women from fully accessing leisure that they rightfully deserve. Their attempts at enjoying a comfortable lifestyle within definitions of leisure are also explored and acknowledged among this group of women.




DigitALL: Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality

This event organised by the Department of Marketing Strategy & Innovation, Student Concilium, Alumni Relations & Student Engagement, Sunway Business School featured an engaging panel discussion on "Sustaining Women Equity in Technology", where our esteemed panel explored how technology can be leveraged to create equality in gender equity and ensure that women have equal access and opportunities in the tech industry.

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Sunway Gender Equality Club (SGEC)

Sunway University's gender equality club hosts events and shares information to raise awareness on the growing inequalities between the genders. SGEC envisions a community free from all forms of gender discrimination and harassment.