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Gender equality is still a goal, but not a present reality, for university campuses around the world, according to a new report from UN Women, released Tuesday at the 71st United Nations General Assembly.

“Each generation of university students that emerges from these formative years of education is a new chance for the world to make progress,” said Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and executive director of UN Women, in a press release.

The report stems from a project titled “IMPACT 10x10x10” to reflect the 10 heads of state, 10 chief executive officers, and 10 university presidents tasked with articulating gender equality in their respective arenas. READ MORE.