Outcome Area 2:
Leadership and Governance

In the next four years, UN-Women will:

  • Increase women’s leadership and participation in political processes.
  • Ensure that national plans and budgets are gender-responsive.
  • Promote the production of data and statistics to track progress on gender equality.
  • Confirm that justice institutions are accessible and deliver for all women.
 
US$60 Million

2018 programme expenses under Leadership and Governance

Outcome Indicators

Outcome 2 Indicator 1

Number of legislative frameworks that promote gender balance in elections and decision-making bodies
47
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Baseline

42

Target

70

2018 Results: 47

Outcome 2 Indicator 2

Number of National Development Strategies that are gender-responsive
31
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Baseline

24

Target

46

2018 Results: 31

Outcome 2 Indicator 3

Proportion of countries with systems to track and make public allocations for gender equality and women’s empowerment (SDG indicator 5.c.1)
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Baseline

-

Target

-

2018 Results: 19%

Outcome 2 Indicator 4

Percentage share of women in the police, judiciary, prosecution services, military and corrections
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Baseline
(2013-2017)

Police
9.56%
Judiciary
40.63%
Prosecution services
47.28%
Military
-
Corrections
20.23%
Target
-
2018 Results: -

Outcome 2 Indicator 5

Proportion of women aged 15-49 years who make their own informed decisions regarding sexual relations, contraceptive use and reproductive health care (SDG indicator 5.6.1)
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Baseline

51.8%

(2012)

Target

-

2018 Results: -

Outcome 2 Indicator 6

Whether or not legal frameworks are in place to promote, enforce and monitor equality and nondiscrimination on the basis of sex (SDG indicator 5.1.1)
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Baseline

-

Target

-

2018 Results: -

Outcome 2 Indicator 7

Proportion of sustainable development indicators produced at the national level with full disaggregation when relevant to the target, in accordance with the Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics (SDG indicator 17.18.1)
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Baseline

-

Target

-

2018 Results: -

Outputs for Outcome Area 2

Output 4:
More women of all ages fully participate, lead and engage in political institutions and processes.

Output 5:
More national and local plans and budgets are gender-responsive.

Output Indicator 5.1

Number of high-quality national gender equality action plans developed, costed and/or being implemented with UN-Women’s support
Progress against 2018 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
35
Milestones
(2018)
38
Milestones
(2019)
41
Milestones
(2020)
44
Target
48
2018 Results: 51

Output Indicator 5.2

Number of finance ministries with capacities to integrate genderresponsive budgeting in public finance management systems with UN-Women’s support
Progress against 2018 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
22
Milestones
(2018)
24
Milestones
(2019)
31
Milestones
(2020)
38
Target
48
2018 Results: 36

Output Indicator 5.3

Number of national AIDS coordinating bodies and/or relevant sectoral ministries that have strengthened capacity to integrate gender-responsive actions into national HIV strategies, with UN-Women’s support
Progress against 2018 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
14
Milestones
(2018)
19
Milestones
(2019)
23
Milestones
(2020)
24
Target
25
2018 Results: 23

Output Indicator 5.4

Number of national women's machineries and women's organizations with capacities to advocate for gender-responsive budgets with UN-Women’s support
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Output 6:
More and better quality data and statistics are available to promote and track progress of gender equality and women’s empowerment.

Output Indicator 6.1

Number of National Strategies for the Development of Statistics that integrate a gender perspective, developed or implemented with UN-Women’s support
Progress against 2018 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
21
Milestones
(2018)
23
Milestones
(2019)
27
Milestones
(2020)
31
Target
35
2018 Results: 26

Output Indicator 6.2

Number of national reports on (a) the implementation of the SDGs from a gender perspective or (b) the status of women, men, girls and boys in the country, developed with UN-Women’s support
Progress against 2018 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
20
Milestones
(2018)
46
Milestones
(2019)
59
Milestones
(2020)
72
Target
85
2018 Results: 47

Output Indicator 6.3

Number of national coordination mechanisms (i.e. multi stakeholder governance mechanisms) governing the production of gender statistics established or strengthened with UN-Women’s support
Progress against 2018 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
21
Milestones
(2018)
28
Milestones
(2019)
37
Milestones
(2020)
45
Target
49
2018 Results: 32

Output Indicator 6.4

Number of data producers and users with strengthened capacities in the collection, analysis, dissemination and use of gender statistics, including in improving Tier II and Tier III SDGs indicators, with UN-Women’s support
Progress against 2018 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
1,690
Milestones
(2018)
1,700
Milestones
(2019)
1,700
Milestones
(2020)
1,700
Target
1,700
2018 Results: 24,020

Output 7:
More justice institutions are accessible to and deliver for women and girls.

Output Indicator 7.1

Number of personnel of formal and informal justice institutions whose capacities to provide justice to women are strengthened, with UN-Women’s support
Progress against 2018 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
6,000
Milestones
(2018)
12,000
Milestones
(2019)
17,000
Milestones
(2020)
22,000
Target
27,000
2018 Results: 24,438

Output Indicator 7.2

Number of affirmative action policies developed and/or being implemented, with UN-Women’s support, to enhance women’s participation in formal and informal justice delivery
Progress against 2018 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
26
Milestones
(2018)
49
Milestones
(2019)
67
Milestones
(2020)
78
Target
91
2018 Results: 31

Output Indicator 7.3

Number of women accessing legal aid with UN-Women’s support
Progress against 2018 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
10,500
Milestones
(2018)
20,000
Milestones
(2019)
20,000
Milestones
(2020)
20,000
Target
20,000
2018 Results: 35,638

Footnotes

Outcome 2 Indicator 1: Of 58 countries/territories reporting under this indicator, 5 reported results for 2018: Bolivia, Dominican Republic, Guinea-Bissau, Republic of Moldova, Tunisia.Back

Outcome 2 Indicator 2: Of 52 countries/territories reporting under this indicator, 7 reported results for 2018: Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Liberia, Malawi, Republic of Moldova, Rwanda, Zimbabwe.Back

Outcome 2 Indicator 4: Based on latest available data within the year range 2013-2017 in relevant countries/territories, collected by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in the UN Crime Trends Survey. Number of relevant countries/territories with data available: 23 (Police); 21 (Judiciary); 8 (Prosecution Services); 22 (Corrections). The UN Crime Trends Survey does not include data collection on women in the military.
UN-Women plans to disaggregate results by "leave no-one behind" categories for this indicator. This was piloted in 2018 and will be rolled out in 2019.Back

Outcome 2 Indicator 5: UN-Women plans to disaggregate results by “leave no-one behind” categories for this indicator. This was piloted in 2018 and will be rolled out in 2019.Back

Output Indicator 4.1: Of 44 countries/territories reporting under this indicator, 12 reported results for 2018: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Bolivia, Brazil, Cameroon, Colombia, El Salvador, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, Zimbabwe.Back

Output Indicator 4.2: Of 46 countries/territories reporting under this indicator, 37 reported results for 2018: Afghanistan, Bolivia, Brazil, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of, Congo, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Iraq, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Liberia, Malawi, Republic of Moldova, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, Uruguay, Zimbabwe.
UN-Women plans to disaggregate results by “leave no-one behind” categories for this indicator. This was piloted in 2018 and will be rolled out in 2019.Back

Output Indicator 4.3: Of 47 countries/territories reporting under this indicator, 34 reported results for 2018: Bolivia, Brazil, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chile, Colombia, Côte d'Ivoire, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Iraq, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, North Macedonia, Malawi, Mexico, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Zimbabwe.Back

Output Indicator 4.4: Of 44 countries/territories reporting under this indicator, 19 reported results for 2018: Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Colombia, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ecuador, Haiti, Kenya, Malawi, Mexico, Republic of Moldova, Niger, Nigeria, Paraguay, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe.Back

Output Indicator 5.1: Of 29 countries/territories reporting under this indicator, 16 reported results for 2018: Algeria, Bangladesh, Cape Verde, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, North Macedonia, Malawi, Morocco, Senegal, Serbia, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Ukraine, Zimbabwe.Back

Output Indicator 5.2: Of 30 countries/territories reporting under this indicator, 14 reported results for 2018: Afghanistan, Albania, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, North Macedonia, Malawi, Morocco, Nepal, Senegal, Serbia, Tunisia, Uganda.Back

Output Indicator 5.3: Of 38 countries/territories reporting under this indicator, 9 reported results for 2018: China, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, Ukraine, Viet Nam, Zimbabwe.Back

Output Indicator 5.4: Of 30 countries/territories reporting under this indicator, 23 reported results for 2018: Afghanistan, Albania, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cape Verde, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, Guinea-Bissau, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Liberia, North Macedonia, Malawi, Nepal, Senegal, Serbia, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Ukraine, Zimbabwe.Back

Output Indicator 6.1: This is an accumulated measure of baseline plus subsequent years’ measure, with the unit of measurement being the Number of National Strategies for the Development of Statistics that integrate a gender perspective, developed or implemented with UN-Women’s support. Of 19 countries/territories reporting under this indicator, 5 reported results for 2018: Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Mexico, Sierra Leone, Uganda. In these countries, UN-Women had sufficiently substantive engagement in the baseline year and also for reporting 2018 results.Back

Output Indicator 6.2: Of 23 countries/territories reporting under this indicator, 19 reported results for 2018: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Fiji, Georgia, Kenya, Kuwait, Malawi, Mexico, Nepal, Pakistan, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda.Back

Output Indicator 6.3: Of 19 countries/territories reporting under this indicator, 11 reported results for 2018: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cameroon, Kenya, Mexico, Pakistan, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda.Back

Output Indicator 6.4: Of 20 countries/territories reporting under this indicator, 11 reported results for 2018: Algeria, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mexico, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda.Back

Output Indicator 7.1: Of 61 countries/territories reporting under this indicator, 54 reported results for 2018: Afghanistan, Albania, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Fiji, Georgia, Guatemala, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lao PDR, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mexico, Republic of Moldova, Morocco, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, State of Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, Viet Nam.
UN-Women plans to disaggregate results by “leave no-one behind” categories for this indicator. This was piloted in 2018 and will be rolled out in 2019.Back

Output Indicator 7.2: Of 10 countries/territories reporting under this indicator, 4 reported results for 2018: Burundi, Kyrgyzstan, Tanzania, Ukraine.Back

Output Indicator 7.3: Of 25 countries/territories reporting under this indicator, 19 reported results for 2018: Burundi, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Haiti, Honduras, Iraq, Kenya, Lao PDR, Liberia, North Macedonia, Myanmar, State of Palestine, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Turkey, Uganda.
UN-Women plans to disaggregate results by “leave no-one behind” categories for this indicator. This was piloted in 2018 and will be rolled out in 2019.Back

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