Gender Equality & Women Empowerment

Gender Equality & Women Empowerment

  • End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere

  • 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.

  • Eliminate all harmful practices, such as child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation

  • Recognize and value unpaid care and domestic work through the provision of public services, infrastructure, and social protection policies

  • Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision making in political, economic and public life.

  • Ensure universal access to sexual and reproduction health and reproductive rights

  • 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

  • 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