Goal 5 Gender Equality

Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

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targets with data available for at least one indicator

11 / 14

indicators with data available for South Africa


indicator coverage for Goal 5 in South Africa


South Africa currently has data on these targets for Goal 5 in their national policies.

Target 5.1 

End Discrimination Against Women and Girls

0/1 covered

Target 5.2 

End All Violence Against and Exploitation of Women

2/2 covered

Target 5.3 

Eliminate Forced Marriages and Genital Mutilation

1/2 covered

Target 5.4 

Value Unpaid Care and Promote Shared Domestic Responsibilities

1/1 covered

Target 5.5 

Equal Opportunities and Participation in Leadership

2/2 covered

Target 5.6 

Universal Access to Reproductive Health and Rights

1/2 covered

Target 5.a 

Equal Access to Economic Resources, Property Ownership and Services

1/2 covered

Target 5.b 

Promote Empowerment of Women through Technology

1/1 covered

Target 5.c 

Adopt Policies and Enforce Legislation for Gender Equality

0/1 covered

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Explore the Goal 5 in the context of South Africa through the latest related policies.

Criminal Law (Sexual Offences & Related Matters) Amendment Act


Promotion of Equality & Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act


National Policy Framework on Matters of Sexual Offenses Matters


National Policy Framework for Women's Empowerment & Gender Equality


Employment Equity Act


Domestic Violence Act