GOAL 5 TARGETS

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

GOAL 5 TARGETS

Enhance the use of enabling technology, in particular information and communications technology, to promote the empowerment of women

GOAL 5 TARGETS

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

GOAL 5 TARGETS

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

GOAL 5 TARGETS

Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decisionmaking in political, economic and public life

GOAL 5 TARGETS

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

GOAL 5 TARGETS

Eliminate all harmful practices, such as child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation

GOAL 5 TARGETS

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

GOAL 5 TARGETS

End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere

COMPANY GOAL

Intel’s goal is to reduce the Internet gender gap by 50% in Sub-Saharan Africa by 2020 through the Intel® She Will Connect program.

COMPANY GOAL

Intel to Provide Digital Literacy Training for over One Million Women in Kenya by 2020

COMPANY GOAL

By 2018, Nestle aims to become a gender-balanced company by increasing the number of women managers and senior leaders.

COMPANY GOAL

Goldman Sachs together with IFC launched a $600 million global facility, that will increase access to finance for 100,000 women entrepreneurs in emerging markets.

COMPANY GOAL

By 2016, Nestle aims to deliver 200 billion servings of vitamin-rich foods and beverages annually with a special focus on children and women of childbearing age.

COMPANY GOAL

By 2020, Bata aims to train and employ 5,000 women at the bottom of the pyramid in rural Bangladesh.

COMPANY GOAL

By 2020, Unilever is committed to empower 5 million women by advancing opportunities for women in their operations.

COMPANY GOAL

Gap is committed to expanding it’s Personal Advancement and Career Enhancement program to reach 1 million women around the world by 2020.

COMPANY GOAL

Diageo has started the Plan W initiative, a US$10 million strategy to empower 2 million women in 17 countries in Asia-Pacific by 2017.

COMPANY GOAL

Walmart is committed to invest $20 Billion dollars to sourcing products and services from U.S. Women Owned Businesses through 2016.

COMPANY GOAL

Through their initiative #5by20, Coca Cola aims to enable the empowerment of 5 Million women entrepreneurs by 2020

FACTS & FIGURES

Women in the USA earn on average 79% for every $1 that men earn and see the gender pay gap as their primary workplace concern.

FACTS & FIGURES

1 in 3 (35%) of women worldwide have experienced either physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence in their lifetime.

FACTS & FIGURES

23% fewer women than men have access to the Internet across the developing world

FACTS & FIGURES

Women in most countries earn on average only 60 to 75% of men’s wages

FACTS & FIGURES

Women make up over two-thirds of the world’s 796 million people who are illiterate.

FACTS & FIGURES

More than half (53%) of the primary school-age children out of school are girls.

FACTS & FIGURES

Only 13% of executive directors of companies in the European capital markets are female.

FACTS & FIGURES

Women work ⅔ of the world’s hours yet earn 1/10 of the world’s income

FACTS & FIGURES

An increase in female labour force participation results in faster economic growth

FACTS & FIGURES

Studies show that increasing the share of household income controlled by women, changes spending in ways that benefit children.

FACTS & FIGURES

In Southern Asia, only 74 girls were enrolled for every 100 boys in primary school in 1990. By 2012, the enrolment ratios were the same.

FACTS & FIGURES

About two thirds of countries in the developing regions have achieved gender parity in primary education

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"Gender equality is a pre-condition to overcoming starvation, poverty and epidemics"

- Khalid Malik -

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"I believe that the rights of women and girls is the unfinished business of the 21st century"

- Hillary Clinton -

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"Empowering women is not the right thing to do. It's the smart thing to do"

- Barack Obama -

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"We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back"

- Malala Yousafzai -

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"Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. "

- John Dewey -

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"Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance."

- Kofi Annan -

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"Empowering women is not the right thing to do. It's the smart thing to do."

- Barrack Obama -

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"‘’Though we have the courage to raise our daughters more like our sons, we’ve rarely had the courage to raise our sons like our daughters’’ "

- Gloria Steinem -

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22-24 NOVEMBER 2016

Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

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