Goal 5: Gender Equality

IELD programming focuses on the elimination of gender inequalities and the empowerment of women to strategically approach delivery on the Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals and to accelerate sustainable development overall, including recognizing, reducing and redistributing unpaid care work.

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

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.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

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