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Infographics : 17 reasons to take action against gender based inequalities and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

Published 27 January 2020 in Facts and figures

Achieving the Development Sustainable Goals by 2030 will require a coordinated and systematic approach to advance gender equality and women empowerment.

If the Development Sustainable Goal n°5 explicitly focus on gender equality, each of the 17 goals includes this gender lens in a cross-cutting manner.

The Gender Equality Forum, initaly planned for 2020 but postponed due to the covid situation, will take place end of March in Mexico and in June in Paris. It will offer a unique opportunity to accelerate efforts to fight those 17 gender based injustices.

See below striking facts and figures realized by UN Women on those 17 injustices that are no longer tenable in the 21st century.

For more information :

 Read UN Women report “Turning promises into action: Gender equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”.