2017 Annual Report Planning Phase : Making Every Woman And Girl Count

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With 17 goals, 169 targets and 232 indicators (of which 54 are gender-specific), the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) represent a historic global compact to achieve gender equality by 2030.
However, the challenges for gender-responsive monitoring of the SDGs are daunting. Currently, out of the 54 gender-specific indicators, only 10 can reliably be monitored at the global level. Established methodologies exist for another 25 indicators but country coverage is insufficient to allow for global monitoring. The remaining 18 indicators still require some level of conceptual elaboration and/or methodological development.