Sixth meeting of the IAEG-SDGs, 11-14 November, Update 7
Monday, December 18, 2017 at 8:07AM
Richard in 2030 Agenda, Indicators

Gender equality in the context of SDG implementation and reporting at national, regional, global and thematic levels – Women’s Major Group:

Marianne Haslegrave made a presentation on behalf of the Women’s Major Group during which she stressed that the WMG “must be the voice that is heard on issues related to gender equality and women’s empowerment in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.”

While disaggregation of data is a small, albeit important part of its concerns in relation to the global indicator framework, the WMG’s endpoint is structural change. Further disaggregation is, moreover, required to identify and reach marginalised women, including:

Insofar as these women are often invisible, they are the ones who are in danger of being left behind. Household surveys should also randomly select those in families who respond to ensure that the concerns of the most marginalized are captured.

For full presentation see: WMG presentation as delivered

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