Wikipedia defines the term to be “the state of equal ease of access to resources and opportunities regardless of gender, including economic participation and decision-making; and the state of valuing different behaviours, aspirations and needs equally, regardless of gender.”
Gender equality is misconstrued to deal with just men and women.
However, it also extends to trans and gender-diverse people, children and families.
It is wrong to discriminate against anyone with regard to their gender.
Everyone should be given equal rights and must be treated equally irrespective of their gender.
In a patriarchal society such as India, it becomes all the more important to practice gender equality.
Right from childhood, children must be taught about the importance of gender equality.
Educational institutions and workplaces must strive to make people aware of gender equality.
Gender equality is the only way to curb the negative consequences of gender disparities.
Labels aside, it is important to understand that all of us are humans.