Sustainable Development Goal

Gender Equality

Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.

Goal 5 Targets

5.1 End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

SourceUN Sustainable Development

Implementing partners

United Nations Development Programme
World Health Organization
Maldives Academic Institutions
Maldives National University
Maldives Research Institutions
Maldives Villa College
Maldives Attorney General Office
Maldives Centre for Mental Health
Maldives Department of Juvenile Justice
Maldives Food and Drug Authority
Maldives Health Protection Agency
Maldives Local Councils
Maldives Local Government Authority
Maldives Ministry of Defense
Maldives Ministry of Economic Development
Maldives Ministry of Education
Maldives Ministry of Environment, Climate Change and Technology
Maldives Ministry of Finance
Maldives Ministry of Fisheries, Marine Resources and Agriculture
Maldives Ministry of Gender, Family and Social Services
Maldives Ministry of Health
Maldives Ministry of Higher Education
Maldives Ministry of Home Affairs
Maldives Ministry of Tourism
Maldives Ministry of Youth, Sports and Community Empowerment
Maldives National Bureau of Statistics
Maldives National Drug Agency
Maldives National Social Protection Agency
Maldives Police Services
Maldives Presidents Office
Maldives Women's Development Corporations
Maldives Civil Society Organizations
Maldives Non - Governmental Organizations
Maldives Media
Maldives Private Sector
Maldives Prosecutor Generals Office

Investing Partners

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
International Fund for Agricultural Development
United Nations Development Programme
United Nations Population Fund
United Nations Children's Fund
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Global Fund for Coral Reefs