FAO SDG Indicator 5.a.2 - Ensuring women’s legal rights to land ownership and/or control


This course focuses on SDG Indicator 5.a.2 which assesses women’s equal rights to land ownership and/or control. The course describes the indicator, explains its rationale and provides countries with step-by-step guidance for conducting the assessment.


This course is primarily intended for professionals who play a role in the data collection, analysis and reporting on SDG Indicator 5.a.2, as well as for people with an interest in the process.


The course consists of 8 lessons, ranging from approximately 10 to 35 minutes duration each:

  • Lesson 1 Introduction
  • Lesson 2 Identifying data sources
  • Lesson 3 Assessing Proxy A
  • Lesson 4 Assessing Proxy B
  • Lesson 5 Assessing Proxy C
  • Lesson 6 Assessing Proxy D
  • Lesson 7 Assessing Proxy E
  • Lesson 8 Assessing Proxy F