516
Research
Research project

Sexual Violence against Men in Conflict

Gender Centre and Elisabeth Prügl
5
News
8th April 2020

Enhancing the protection of sex workers

Gender Centre
58
Events
15 March, 2018

Jobs that Work for Women. How Does The Rural Labour Market Shape Gender Relations?

Maison de la Paix, Geneva
Gender Centre
5
News
19th February 2020

Emergencies in Kenya: Gaps in Gender Mainstreaming

Executive Education
25
Publications
Journal article, 28 March, 2019

Performative technologies: agricultural research for development and gender

Elisabeth Prügl
35
News
27th September 2019

“I do all I can but I still fail them”: Health system barriers to providing Option B+ to pregnant and lactating women in Malawi

Claire Somerville
35
Research
Research project in progress

The Gospel of Birth Control: Prophets, Patients, and the Transnational Family Planning Movement

Nicole Bourbonnais
258
News
24th June 2019

From the Centre to the Margins and Back Again: Women in Agriculture at the ILO

Gender Centre
5
Events
17 May, 2018

Politics of Gender Expertise: Debating Women’s Rights and Cultural Norms

Maison de la Paix, Geneva
Gender Centre
News
11th July 2018

We need to talk about sexual violence against men

Gender Centre
5
Events
29 May, 2018

Women’s Voices in the Media: Changing the World

Maison de la Paix, Geneva
Gender Centre
25
Research
Research project in progress

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

Adriana Bessa
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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