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Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.

"Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world.

Providing women and girls with equal access to education, health care, decent work, and representation in political and economic decision-making processes will fuel sustainable economies and benefit societies and humanity at large."

Target 5.1: End discrimination against women and girls.

Indicator 5.1.1 is whether or not legal frameworks are in place to promote, enforce and monitor equality and non-discrimination on the basis of sex.

Target 5.2: End all violence against and exploitation of women and girls.

Indicator 5.2.1 is the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls aged 15 years and older subjected to physical, sexual or psychological violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months, by form of v

iolence and by age.

Indicator 5.2.2 is the proportion of women and girls aged 15 years and older subjected to sexual violence by persons other than an intimate partner in the previous 12 months, by age and place of occurrence.

Target 5.3: Eliminate forced marriages and genital mutilation.

Indicator 5.3.1 is the proportion of women aged 20–24 years who were married or in a union before age 15 and before age 18.

Indicator 5.3.2 is the proportion of girls and women aged 15–49 years who have undergone female genital mutilation/cutting.

Target 5.4: Value unpaid care and promote shared domestic responsibilities.

Indicator 5.4.1 is the proportion of time spent on unpaid domestic and care work, by sex, age and location.

Target 5.5: Ensure full participation in leadership and decision-making.

Indicator 5.5.1 is the proportion of seats held by women in (a) national parliaments and (b) local governments.

Indicator 5.5.2 is the proportion of women in managerial positions.

Target 5.6: Universal access to reproductive rights and health.

Indicator 5.6.1 is the proportion of women aged 15–49 years who make their own informed decisions regarding sexual relations, contraceptive use and reproductive health care.

Indicator 5.6.2 is the Number of countries with laws and regulations that guarantee full and equal access to women and men aged 15 years and older to sexual and reproductive health care, information and education.

Target 5.A: Equal rights to economic resources, property ownership and financial services.

Indicator 5.A.1 is the proportion of total agricultural population with ownership or secure rights over agricultural land, by sex; and (b) share of women among owners or rights-bearers of agricultural land, by type of tenure.

Indicator 5.A.2 is the proportion of countries where the legal framework (including customary law) guarantees women’s equal rights to land ownership and/or control.

Target 5.B: Promote empowerment of women through technology.

Indicator 5.B.1 is the proportion of individuals who own a mobile telephone, by sex.

Target 5.C: Adopt and strengthen policies and enforceable legislation for gender equality.

Indicator 5.C.1 is the Proportion of countries with systems to track and make public allocations for gender equality and women’s empowerment. Go to goal 6.

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