Even if you can't find them around you, if you look around a little bit, many women or girls in the world who cannot get an education just because they are girls, who are forced to get married or get pregnant as minors, or who have no choice but to focus on housework and childcare as adults.
Some of you might think that Japan has less gender discrimination. However, according to the Gender Gap Index, which measures the social and cultural disparities between men and women around the world, Japan ranks 121st out of 153 countries. It has been reported that Japanese women's participation is low in the political and economic fields. Even if they want to have more working opportunities, some of women must give up because of their housework or childcare. For example, which are familiar to you, you may find a gender gap in your family as well. In your family, who does the housework? How do you spend your time? If only one person has a lot of housework to do, discussing and dividing the housework among all family members would be an important step toward achieving the goals of the SDGs.