SDG5 Gender Equality
In this publication, the GEF Small Grants Programme, implemented by UNDP, features women as environmental stewards in case studies about biodiversity conservation, climate change, land degradation, international waters and chemicals and waste management.
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is “grounded in [..] international human rights treaties” and is informed, among others, by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and UN Declaration on the Right to Development. The 2030 Agenda “seeks to realize the human rights of all”. It also explicitly seeks to ensure that no one is left behind, reflecting the fundamental human rights principle of non-discrimination.
The fifth in the series of Inequality of Opportunity in Asia and the Pacific policy papers (following Education, Decent Work, Clean Energy and Children’s Nutrition) , this paper highlights why it is important to reduce inequalities in access to clean water and basic sanitation. It also introduces new ways of analyzing surveys to measure inequality of opportunity and to identify the shared circumstances of those “furthest behind” in 22 ESCAP member States.
The United Nations University - Computing and Society (UNU-CS) is a research institute at the intersections of information and communication technology (ICT) and international development.
UNU-CS conducts UN policy-relevant research and generates solutions, addressing key issues expressed in the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development through high-impact innovations and frontier technologies. Through its research, UNU-CS encourages data-driven and evidence-based actions and policies to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The 2018 Edition of the Youth Solutions Report | Supporting youth-led innovation to achieve the SDGs
This 2018 edition of the Youth Solutions Report comes 18 months after the publication of the first edition, which was released in January 2017. This second edition again bears the fruits of a months-long process in which SDSN Youth and its partners sourced youth-led solutions across all countries and regions to showcase the innovative approach that young people are taking in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
A family in Thailand talks about their experience of comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) for UNESCO’s “Foundation for life and love” campaign. What does CSE mean for you? Join the conversation at #CSEandMe
According to the global climate risk index, Viet Nam is one of the ten nations most vulnerable to climate change impacts. Typhoons and other extreme weather events are increasing.
Another impact is sea level rise, which is leading to saline intrusion, destroying rice fields and other crops.
Women farmers now form the majority of agricultural workers in the province because men are migrating to cities to work.
Social Innovation and Inclusion of Sustainable Development Goals Webinar: SDG 5 Gender Equality - Best practices from the European capital of culture - Matera 2019
Ending all forms of discrimination against women and girls is not only a basic human right, but it also crucial to accelerating sustainable development. It has been proven time and again, that empowering women and girls has a multiplier effect, and helps drive up economic growth and development across the board.