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.
Policies And Practice : A Guide For Gender-Responsive Implementation Of The Global Compact For Migration
The Policies and Practice Guide is an online tool providing policy makers and practitioners with concrete guidance on how to ensure that the implementation of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) is gender- responsive by addressing the specific needs, challenges and situations of vulnerability faced by women and girls at all stages of migration, while taking into consideration the multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination they may face.
More than 75 per cent of the world’s population lives in societies that are more unequal today than 20 years ago. In many parts of the world, income gaps have deepened despite impressive growth performances. The sharpest increases in income inequality have taken place in those developing countries that were especially successful in pursuing vigorous growth and managed, as a result, to graduate into higher income brackets.1 Economic progress may well exacerbate inequalities, not alleviate them.