Research
Master thesis in progress

Multinational corporations as partners for SDG implementation: evolution from ‘doing no harm’ to ‘doing good’

Esther May
Publications

Who Pays to Fulfill Health Rights? Aid Eligibility, Accountability and Fiscal Space

Sara Davis
517
Events
12 April, 2018

Folding Business In, Folding Gender Out: A Critical Analysis of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Initiative in Nigeria

Maison de la Paix, Geneva
Gender Centre
35
Publications
Book, 2016

Birth Control in the Decolonizing Caribbean: Reproductive Politics and Practice on Four Islands, 1930-1970. New York: Cambridge University Press. (Paperback 2018).

Nicole Bourbonnais
Events
9 November, 2017

Action Days for the SDGs – SDGs and Impact Investing

Auditorium Jacques Freymond, Geneva
Executive Education
5
Events
7 December, 2017

The business of women’s empowerment in Rwanda

Maison de la Paix, Geneva
Gender Centre
516
Research
PhD thesis in progress

Rural Cambodian women seeking access to land and to justice

Elisabeth Prügl
5
News
5th June 2018

Kick it like a girl! Françoise Grange Omokaro to study girls’ junior football teams in Africa

Gender Centre
5
News
27th March 2018

#MeToo and the aid sector: where do we go from here?

Gender Centre
Teaching
Academic courses

Advanced Development Macroeconomics

Martina Viarengo
Publications
Journal article, January 2016

Accelerating achievement of the sustainable development goals

Ilona Kickbusch
5
News
19th March 2018

The Business of Women’s Empowerment in Rwanda

Gender Centre
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Goal 5 highlights that gender inequality persists worldwide, depriving women and girls of their basic rights and opportunities. “Achieving gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls will require more vigorous efforts, including legal frameworks, to counter deeply rooted gender-based discrimination that often results from patriarchal attitudes and related social norms” as put  by the UN Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform. Read more about Goal 5

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Target 5.1

End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere

Target 5.2

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

Target 5.3

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

Target 5.4

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 household and the family as nationally appropriate

Target 5.5

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

Target 5.6

Ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights as agreed in accordance with the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development and the Beijing Platform for Action and the outcome documents of their review conferences

Target 5.a

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

Target 5.b

Enhance the use of enabling technology, in particular information and communications technology, to promote the empowerment of women

Target 5.c

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