Multimedia Resources Connected to SDG #5

Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. 

Credit: MY HERO

Short Films

UKWATI // The Wedding

Produced by:Watts of Love
“UKWATI” captures the relationship between a mother and her daughter as they both struggle to survive.

A Way Forward

Jacob Seigel-Brielle & Isaac Seigel-Boettner |
A Way Forward tells the story of how something as simple as two wheels empowered these incredible young women to pursue their own dreams.


Produced by:Jacob & Isaac Seigel-Boettner

Film: An Indian girl gains a bicycle, and the will to achieve.


2019 MY HERO Global Educator Award Winner Melinda Gates

By: Betty Bailey
Melinda Gates' women heroes in Africa and India teach her how to uplift the women in their communities through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Emma Watson

By: Maryn Imus
Emma Watson is an English actress who created the HeForShe campaign, which encourages both men and women to fight for gender equality.

Malala Yousafzai

By: Jane Wallace

Malala Yousafzai speaks out for the rights of girls to have an education. Available in text with audio.

Fadela Amara

By: Lucille from France
Fadela Amara is recognized throughout France as a champion of women's rights.

Hazviperi Betty Makoni

By: Wendy Jewell
Hazviperi Betty Makoni founded the Girl Child Network to transform lives.

Pedal = Sight by Armene Modi

By: Amanda Molinaro

Armene Modi is a film director who has focused on adult women and literacy in Sone Sangvi. (Text with audio link story)

Sandra Begay-Campbell

By: Sue from California
Sandra Begay-Campbell is a Native American engineer who brings solar-powered energy to the Navajo reservation.



By: Marilyn Huerta

Nepali Woman and Her Goat

By: Robin Wethe Altman

Jeannette Rankin (1880 - 1973)

By: Robert Shetterly
Jeannette Rankin was the first woman to serve in the U.S. Congress. She helped pass the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote, and was a committed pacifist.

Alice Paul

By: Robert Shetterly

The Future is Female!

By: Joshua Urevbu
Celebrating Malala's activism for young women.

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Last edited 4/19/2023 2:46:17 PM by Laura Nietzer