Sustainable Development Goal
5

Gender Equality

Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.

Goal 5 Targets

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 decisionmaking 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.

SourceUN Sustainable Development

Entities

IOM
International Organization for Migration
UNDP
United Nations Development Programme
UNESCO
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNFPA
United Nations Population Fund
UNHCR
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
UNICEF
United Nations Children’s Fund
UNODC
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
UNOPS
United Nations Office for Project Services
WFP
World Food Programme
WHO
World Health Organization

Implementing partners

Government of Jordan
Ministry of Health
Ministry of Education
Royal Health Awareness Society (RHAS)
EU
World Customs Organization
UNODC
Education Donor WG
Education Sector WG
Ministry of Social Development

Investing Partners

UNFPA
Government of Italy
EU ECHO
Government of Sweden
USAID
Government of Germany
Qatar
EU
Multi Partner Trust Fund (Canada, Italy, Norway)
SIDA

Locations of our Key Initiatives Linked to this Sustainable Development Goal

Our work on SDG 5 is linked to these other Sustainable Development Goals: