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

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
International Labour Organisation
UN Women
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation
United Nations Children's Fund
Albania Commissioner for Protection from Discrimination
Albania INSTAT
Albania Ministry of Education Sports and Youth
Albania Ministry of Health and Social Protection
Albania Ministry of Justice
Albania Prime Minister's Office
Albania State Agency for Child Rights Protection
Albania State Police
British Council
People's Advocate of Albania
Albania National Human Rights Institution
Local Government Unit of Albania
Albanian School of Public Administration
Agency of Quality Assurance in Higher Education of Albania
Albania Media Council
Albania Academia
Albania Ministry of Finance and Economy
Albania Ministry of Interior
Albania Ministry of Culture
Albania Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
Regional Women`s Lobby for Peace, Security and Justice in Southeast Europe (RWLSEE)
Local Education Departments
Think tanks
Albania Parliament
Albania Minister of State for Youth and Children
Italian Agency for Development Cooperation
Albania Civil Society Organisations
Albania Ministery of State for Youth and Children

Investing Partners

International Telecommunication Union
UN Women
United Nations Development Programme
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation
United Nations Population Fund
United Nations Children's Fund
Austrian Development Agency
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation
Government of Sweden
Government of the United Kingdom
The European Union
Government of Albania
Government of Italy
The UN Secretary-General’s Peacebuilding Fund
United State of America Government
Albania SDG Fund II
Swedish International Development Agency

Our work on SDG 5 is linked to these other Sustainable Development Goals: