Gender-based inequality and discrimination are global and do not stop at the doorsteps of educational institutions or student organisations. Misogyny, psychological, economic, verbal and physical (including sexual) violence are still shaping the lived reality of many womxn and girls in and outside of education. The glass ceiling narrative stretches throughout all levels of society and needs to be deconstructed through proactive political action.
Womxn and girls globally have been driving change and struggles against all forms of patriarchal power by building knowledge, coalitions, know-how and radical mobilisation tools and practices. Gender justice, moreover, is not a stand-alone topic: the fight against the patriarchy in all its forms is interconnected with the fight to more just economies, changed environmental policies, racial justice and public policies on education.