Goal 5: Gender Equality

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 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 and the promotion of shared responsibility within the family; 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 reproductive health and reproductive rights in accordance with the Beijing Platform for Action and the other related documents; undertake reforms to give women equal rights to economic resources and access to ownership and control over property, financial services, inheritance and natural resources; 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