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

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

Goal 5 - Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
Goal 5 - Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
Date: 
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Abstract

SDG 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls of the Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2015 - facts and trends at the outset of the 2030 Development Agenda.

It presents analyses of the major development trends for countries in Asia and the Pacific relating to Goal 5 of the new 17 Sustainable Development Goals, investigating subregional trends and highlighting progress and disparities in social, economic and environmental development.

Data tables relating to SDG 5:
- G05.1 - Employment
- G05.2 - Employment: status
- G05.3 - Employment: sector
- G05.4 - Legislation and access
- G05.5 - Women in parliament
- G05.6 - Working poor
- G05.7 - Gender wage gap
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The targets under this Goal are:

5.1 End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere
5.2 Eliminate all forms of violence against all women and girls in the public and private spheres, including trafficking and sexual and other types of exploitation
5.3 Eliminate all harmful practices, such as child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation
5.4 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
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
5.6 Ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights as agreed in accordance with the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development and the Beijing Platform for Action and the outcome documents of their review conferences
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
5.b Enhance the use of enabling technology, in particular information and communications technology, to promote the empowerment of women
5.c 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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SDGs_05_SYB2015Download
G05.1-EmploymentDownload
G05.2-Employment_statusDownload
G05.3-Employment_sectorDownload
G05.4-Legislation_and_accessDownload
G05.5-Women_in_parliamentDownload
G05.6-Working_poorDownload
G05.7-Gender_wage_gapDownload