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Thematic Papers on the MDG3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women
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Global agreement to include this goal was a very positive development and signalled a recognition by member states that gender inequality not only decreases the likelihood of achieving the other goals, but also that advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment depends on progress made on each of the other goals. MDG 3 interprets gender equality very narrowly, and there is growing recognition that the targets and indicators that frame the goal on gender equality and women’s empowerment are too limited. Nevertheless, half the MDGs now have targets directly related to gender equality and women’s empowerment: MDG 1 on decent work for women; MDGs 2 and 3 on girls’ education; and MDG 5 on maternal mortality and sexual and reproductive health.

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UN ,   (2010 )
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Progress Report in English
Keywords:
GENDER QUALITY, WOMEN, EMPOWERMENT, EDUCATION, AGRICULTURE, EMPLOYMENT, REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH, SOCIAL SECURITY, LABOUR, POLITICAL PARTICIPATION, MATERNAL MORTALITY, HIV/AIDS, SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES, HIV INFECTION, ECONOMIC CRISIS, HEALTH, CONTRACEPTIVES, INVESTMENTS, SOCIAL PROTECTION, DECISION MAKING, ADOLESCENT GIRLS, TECHNOLOGY, GENDER DISCRIMINATION, VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, HUMAN RIGHTS, FUNDS, CHILDREN, DISABILITY, FINANCING, LITERACY, POVERTY, POVERTY MITIGATION, INCOME, MIGRATION
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 UN : International Peace and Security
Thesaurus:
14.02.01  -  Discrimination
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