In progress

International Gender Champions

Claire Somerville
2 May, 2019

Sexual Violence, Public Domain, and Disorders of Democracy

Maison de la Paix
Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy
21 February, 2019

Of dangerous ex-combatants, normal citizens and queering peacebuilders from the home: a feminist reading of ground-up constructions of ‘post-conflict’ Colombia in everyday reintegration practices

Maison de la Paix
Gender Centre
7 June, 2017

Research Frontiers in Gender and Sustainable Peace

Elisabeth Prügl and Christelle Rigual
Research project in progress

Land Commercialization, Gendered Agrarian Transformation and the Right to Food (DEMETER)

Christophe Golay
17 October, 2017

WHS 2017: Equitable Access to Universal Health Coverage & Care

Global Health Centre
7 December, 2017

The business of women’s empowerment in Rwanda

Maison de la Paix, Geneva
Gender Centre
27 February, 2019

“We don’t see female vaccinators”. Gender in Everyday Peace in Afghanistan

Maison de la Paix
Centre on Conflict, Development & Peacebuilding
Journal article, January 2016

Accelerating achievement of the sustainable development goals

Ilona Kickbusch

DEMETER Gender, Land and the Right to Food

Fenneke Reysoo
11th July 2018

We need to talk about sexual violence against men

Gender Centre

Sara Davis

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

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