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

International Organization for Migration
Christian Aid
Action Aid
Banque Centrale de la République de Guinée
National Civil Society Organizations
Bangladesh Ministry of Agriculture
Bangladesh Ministry of Commerce
Bangladesh Ministry of Education
Bangladesh Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock
Bangladesh Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Bangladesh Health Services Division
Bangladesh Ministry of Home Affairs
Bangladesh Ministry of Labour & Employment
Bangladesh Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs
Bangladesh Bangladesh Parliament Secretariat
Bangladesh Ministry of Planning
Bangladesh Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology
Bangladesh Information & Communication Technology Division
Bangladesh Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief
Bangladesh Ministry of Social Welfare
Bangladesh Ministry of Women and Children Affairs
Bangladesh Ministry of Youth and Sports
Bangladesh Ministry of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment
Bangladesh Legal Aid & Services Trust
Bangladesh National Coordination Committee for Workers' Education
Workers Resource Centre Bangladesh
Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association
Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association
Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics
University of Dhaka
Bangladesh Civil Society Organizations
Bangladesh Employers Federation
Bangladesh Sectoral Employers and Workers' Organizations
Bangladesh Shishu Academy
Bangladesh Community-Based Organizations
Sex Workers Network of Bangladesh
Bangladesh Non-Governmental Organizations
WE CAN Bangladesh (Amrai Pari)

Investing Partners

International Labour Organisation
International Organization for Migration
International Telecommunication Union
UN Women
United Nations Joint Programme on HIV and AIDS Secretariat
United Nations Development Programme
United Nations Population Fund
United Nations Children's Fund
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Global Affairs Canada
Embassy of the Netherlands
Government of Sweden
Core Funding
The European Union
Government of Canada
Government of Japan
Government of the Netherlands
The US Government Department of State's Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs
Korea International Cooperation Agency
Japan Supplementary Budget
Fast Retailing Co. Ltd.
Australia Department of Home Affairs
Joint Sustainable Development Goals Fund