WORLD NOW


  • In sub-Saharan Africa, Oceania and Western Asia, girls still face barriers to entering both primary and secondary school
  • Women in Northern Africa hold less than one in five paid jobs in the nonagricultural sector
  • In only 46 countries, women hold more than 30 per cent of seats in national parliament

WORLD 2030


    GOAL: ACHIEVE GENDER EQUALITY AND EMPOWER ALL WOMEN AND GIRLS

  • There are no forms of discrimination against women and girls anywhere
  • All forms of violence against all women and girls in the public and private spheres are eliminated, including trafficking and sexual and other types of exploitation
  • All harmful practices are eliminated, such as child, early and forced marriage, and female genital mutilation
  • Unpaid care and domestic work is recognized and valued 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
  • Women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership is ensured at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life
  • Universal access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights is ensured, 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

HOW?


  • 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
  • Enhance the use of enabling technology, in particular information and communications technology, to promote the empowerment of women
  • 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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