Sustainable Development Goal 05: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Targets under this goal

#SDT051NP - end all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere

#SDT052NP - eliminate all forms of violence against all women and girls in public and private spheres, including trafficking and sexual and other types of exploitation

#SDT053NP - eliminate all harmful practices, such as child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilations

#SDT054NP - recognize and value unpaid care and domestic work through the provision of public services, infrastructure and social protection policies, and the promotion of shared responsibility within the household and the family as nationally appropriate

#SDT055NP - ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic, and public life

#SDT056NP - ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights as agreed in accordance with the Programme of Action of the ICPD and the Beijing Platform for Action and the outcome documents of their review conferences

#SDT05aNP - 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

#SDT05bNP - enhance the use of enabling technologies, in particular ICT, to promote women’s empowerment

#SDT05cNP - adopt and strengthen sound policies and enforceable legislation for the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls at all levels

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The Member State-led Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) released their final report on 19 July 2014.
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