SDG 5- Gender Equality

SDG 5- Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

ReNew Power is committed to empowering women to play a “vital role” in driving sustainable development

ReNew Women India Initiative (ReWIN):

Under the ambit of its ReWIN program, ReNew Power is working in rural India promoting Self Help Groups (SHGs) as a tool to empower women, to facilitate their participation in decision making process in economic, social and political life and also access resources. As part of the program, capacity building and mentorship platform are created for rural women to guide them to establish their own enterprise and in-turn create employment opportunities at the village level.

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Power of W:

Under our Diversity initiative, the Power of W program, launched in November 2016, aids in the personal and professional development of women ReNewers, to help them grow in the organization. In the past year or so, Power of W has taken some noteworthy initiatives like Recruit HER (to increase representation of women in the ReNew family), organize and conduct Workshops & Roundtables with thought leaders and role models; partner with Vedica Scholars Program to nurture budding women leaders

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Targets of SDG 5

5.1- End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere

5.5- Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life  

5.a- Undertake reforms to give women equal rights to economic resources, as well as access to ownership and control over land and other forms of property, financial services, inheritance and natural resources, in accordance with national laws