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MDGs Gender Chart 2015

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

The 2015 Gender Chart details how women are faring in global progress in 2015, as the MDGs wrap up and the Sustainable Development Goals begin to take their place. It was jointly produced by UN Women and the UN Statistics Division for the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on MDGs Indicators.

MDGs Gender Chart 2014

Thursday, March 13, 2014

The biennial MDGs Gender Chart depicts the situation of women and girls in developing regions as reflected in a number of indicators that are used to monitor the MDGs. This is a special edition of the MDGs Gender Chart produced by the UN Statistics Division and UN Women, with contributions from other agencies, such as ILO, OECD, UNESCO’s Institute for Statistics and UNAIDS, for 58th session of the Commission on the status of women whose priority theme is Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls.

Hearts and Minds: Women of India Speak

Monday, March 10, 2014

This publication and photo-essay aims at sharing the 'lived experiences' of women and girls in India and works to ensure that the voices of those who remain socially, economically and geographically marginalized are meaningfully reflected in the emerging post-2015 development discourse and agenda. The analysis contained in this report is based on in-depth interviews with women and focus-group discussions with a constituency of over a million strong in India who are considered as equal and important stakeholders in helping shape the post-2015 global development agenda.

The Millennium Development Goals report 2014

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

The Millennium Development Goals (MDG) report is based on comprehensive official statistics and provides the most up-to-date summary of all goals and their targets at and regional levels, with additional national statistics available online. Results show that concentrated efforts to achieve MDG targets by national governments, the international community, civil society and the private sector are working to lift people out of extreme poverty and improve their futures.

Advancing Gender Equality: Promising Practices. Case Studies from the Milennimum Development Goals Achievement Fund

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Advancing Gender Equality: Promising Practices — Case Studies from the Millennium Development Goals Achievement Fund (MDGF) presents lessons and results of specific relevance to shaping the post-2015 development framework derived from 20 Joint Programmes supported by the MDGF. These studies contain lessons to enhance knowledge of both why results for gender equality and women’s empowerment are critical to advance an overall development agenda, as well as practical examples of how to make this a reality.

A transformative stand-alone goal on achieving gender equality, women’s rights and women’s empowerment: Imperatives and key components

Monday, July 1, 2013

In the midst of a global conversation about the legacy and next steps after the MDGs, UN Women calls for a commitment to achieving gender equality, women’s rights and women’s empowerment in the post-2015 development framework and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). To make a difference, the new framework must be transformative, by addressing the structural impediments to gender equality and the achievement of women’s rights.

Two Roads, One Goal: Dual Strategy for Gender Equality Programming in the Millennium Development Goals Achievement Fund

Friday, March 1, 2013

The joint study Two Roads, One Goal, funded and supported by the Spanish MDG Achievement Fund (MDGF) and conducted by UNDP and UN Women examines the MDGF’s application of its dual strategy for the achievement of gender equality through joint programming.

Gender Justice: Key to Achieving the Millennium Development Goals

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Gender Justice shows how addressing inequalities, including gender inequality, will be essential to achieving the MDGs.

The MDGs in Europe and Central Asia: achievements, challenges and the way forward

Sunday, April 1, 2012

This report takes stock of progress made by countries in Europe and Central Asia in reaching the MDGs and offers decision-makers policy-oriented, operationally feasible suggestions for bolstering progress towards fully achieving these goals by 2015.

Political declaration on HIV/AIDS: Intensifying our efforts to eliminate HIV/AIDS (A/65/L.77)

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

The High-Level Meeting on AIDS took place in 2011. More than 30 Heads of State, Government and Vice-Presidents attended the meeting. On the final day of the High-Level Meeting on AIDS, UN Member States adopted a resolution which will guide country responses to HIV over the next five years.

HIV prevention gains momentum: Success in female condom programming

Saturday, January 1, 2011

This report examines a number of success stories in the fight against HIV. Examples come from countries such as Zimbabwe, Myanmar, Nigeria and the Caribbean region.

Keeping promises, measuring results (advance copy)

Saturday, January 1, 2011

The Commission on Information and Accountability for Women's and Children's Health presented an advance copy of its final report, “Keeping Promises, Measuring Results”. The report recommends a 10-point accountability framework to increase the likelihood that the USD $40 billion pledges made towards the Strategy for Women's and Children's Health are honoured and spent in the most effective way to save lives.

Keeping the promise: United to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (A/RES/65/1)

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

The outcome document for the Millennium Development Goals Summit was adopted by the General Assembly by consensus on 22 September 2010. It includes an action agenda for achieving the goals by 2015.

The Millennium Development Goals report 2010

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

The Millennium Development Goals Report 2010 was launched in New York by the Secretary-General on 23 June 2010. The report, which presents the yearly assessment of progress towards the Millenium Development Goals (MDGs), warns that while some progress has been made, it is uneven. And it pinpoints the areas where the accelerated efforts are needed to meet MDGs by 2015.

Review of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, the outcomes of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly and its contribution to shaping a gender perspective towards the full realization of the Millennium Development Goals: Report of the Secretary-General (E/2010/4*–E/CN.6/2010/2*)

Monday, February 8, 2010

The present report is a review of implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, the outcomes of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly and its contribution to shaping a gender perspective towards the full realization of the Millennium Development Goals, as mandated in Economic and Social Council resolution 2009/15.

Gender equality: The missing link? Rethinking the internationally agreed development goals beyond 2015

Friday, January 1, 2010

Proceedings of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Future Forum on Gender Equality: "The Missing Link? Rethinking the Internationally Agreed Development Goals beyond 2015", held from 9 to 11 September 2010 in Athens.

Trends in maternal mortality: 1990 to 2008

Friday, January 1, 2010

Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 5, Target 5A calls for the reduction of maternal mortality ratio by three-quarters between 1990 and 2015. As part of on-going efforts,  World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the World Bank revised and improved earlier methods to estimate maternal mortality in 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, and 2008; and developed methodology to present trends in maternal mortality from 1990 to 2008 at country, regional, and levels.

Education digest 2010: Comparing education statistics across the world

Friday, January 1, 2010

The report marks the fifteenth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women. Shortly after this landmark conference in 1995, the international community pledged to eliminate gender disparities in education by 2015 as part of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The report presents the latest available data to analyse national progress and pitfalls in offering every child and young person equal access to education regardless of their sex.

The Millennium Development Goals report 2009

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

This report is the most comprehensive assessment of progress to date, based on work carried out by the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on the official Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Indicators. It provides hard evidence for each of the eight MDGs, showing what has been accomplished so far in each of the world’s major geographic regions. It outlines what the world needs to do to succeed by 2015.

The Millennium Development Goals Report 2008

Friday, August 1, 2008

The report is the most comprehensive assessment of progress to date, based on work carried out by the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on the official Millennium Development Goal (MDG) Indicators. It provides hard evidence for each of the eight MDGs, showing what has been accomplished so far in each of the world’s major geographic regions. It outlines what the world needs to do to succeed by 2015.

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