SDG 5 Gender equality

The goal of SDG 5 is to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. This dashboard contains the indicators corresponding to SDG 5 according to the global framework of the United Nations. Where possible, the framework is filled with data about the Netherlands.

Targets and indicators

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

5.1.1 Legal frameworks to promote, enforce and monitor equality

5.2 Eliminate all forms of violence against all women and girls

5.2.1 Proportion of women subjected to violence by a (former) partner

5.2.2 Proportion of women subjected to violence by a non-(former) partner

5.3 Eliminate forced marriage and female genital mutilation

5.3.1 Proportion of women who were married before age 18

5.3.2 Proportion of women who have undergone female mutilation

5.4 Recognize and value unpaid care and domestic work

5.4.1 Proportion of time spent on unpaid domestic and care work

5.5 Ensure women's participation in political, economic and public life

5.5.1 Proportion of seats held by women in parliaments and local governments

5.5.2 Proportion of women in managerial positions

5.6 Ensure access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights

5.6.1 Proportion of women who make their own informed decisions

5.6.2 Regulations regarding access to sexual and reproductive health care

5.a Equal rights to economic resources

5.a.1 Proportion of the population with secure agricultural land rights

5.a.2 Guarantee women’s equal rights to land ownership and/or control

5.b Enhance the use of enabling technology to promote women's empowerment

5.b.1 Proportion of individuals who own a mobile telephone

5.c Sound policies and enforceable legislation to promote gender equality

5.c.1 Track and make public allocations for gender equality