SDG5 Gender Equality

The rights of persons with disabilities and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

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.

Inequality of Opportunity in Asia and the Pacific: Water and Sanitation

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.

United Nations University – Computing and Society (UNU-CS)

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).

Youth Solutions Report 2018

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).

Addressing gender and climate change adaptation in Viet Nam’s agriculture sectors

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.

Global Migration Data Portal – Tools: Guidance Materials

A searchable database of guidelines, handbooks, reports and other helpful documents can be accessed in the left column of this page. By using the tickbox and sliding filters, documents can be filtered according to the following categories—migration theme, type of migration data source, type of author, region of focus and date of publication. Equally, the database can be queried by typing keywords, such as “health” or “survey”, into the search field.

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.