Outcome Area 3:
Economic Empowerment

During the course of the Strategic Plan, UN-Women will:

  • Promote decent work and social protection for women.
  • Increase women’s ownership and management of small, medium and large enterprises.
  • Enhance rural women’s access, control and use of productive resources.
 
US$42 Million

2018 programme expenses under Economic Empowerment

Outcome Indicators

Outcome 3 Indicator 1

Proportion of time spent on unpaid domestic and care work, by sex, age and location (SDG indicator 5.4.1)
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Baseline Target
18.4%
Female
(2000-2016)
-
Female
7.0%
Male
(2000-2016)
-
Male
2018 Results: -

Outcome 3 Indicator 2

Proportion of population covered by social protection floors / systems, by sex, distinguishing children, unemployed persons, older persons, persons with disabilities, pregnant women, newborns, work injury victims and the poor and the vulnerable (SDG indicator 1.3.1)
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2018 Results: -

Outcome 3 Indicator 3

Proportion of total agricultural population with ownership or secure rights over agricultural land, by sex [SDG indicator 5.a.1 (a)]; Share of women among owners or rights bearers of agricultural land, by type of tenure [SDG indicator 5.a.1 (b)].
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Baseline

-

Target

-

2018 Results: -

Outcome 3 Indicator 4

Percent of firms with female participation in ownership
35%
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Baseline

34.4%

(2010-2017)

Target

-

2018 Results: 35.08%

Outputs for Outcome Area 3

Output 8:
More policies promote decent work and social protection for women.

Output 9:
More women own, launch and/or better manage small and medium and large enterprises.

Output Indicator 9.1

Number of women with strengthened capacities and skills to participate in the economy, including as entrepreneurs, with UN-Women’s support

Progress against 2018 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
79,050
Milestones
(2018)
121,500
Milestones
(2019)
159,900
Milestones
(2020)
202,800
Target
250,800
2018 Results: 129,420

Output Indicator 9.2

Number of women entrepreneurs supported to access finance and gender-responsive financial products and services, with UN-Women’s support

Progress against 2018 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
33,431
Milestones
(2018)
90,000
Milestones
(2019)
150,000
Milestones
(2020)
210,000
Target
270,000
2018 Results: 56,485

Output Indicator 9.3

Number of government entities, companies, and/or international organizations that develop and/or implement gender-responsive procurement policies, with UN-Women’s support

Progress against 2018 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
37
Milestones
(2018)
60
Milestones
(2019)
90
Milestones
(2020)
130
Target
160
2018 Results: 310

Output Indicator 9.4

Number of national and international signatories to the Women Empowerment Principles

Progress against 2018 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
(2016)
1,703
Milestones
(2018)
2,000
Milestones
(2019)
2,300
Milestones
(2020)
2,600
Target
2,900
2018 Results: 2,088

Output 10:
More rural women secure access to productive resources and engage in sustainable agriculture.

Output Indicator 10.1

Number of new and/or improved gender-responsive policies on land developed and/or being implemented with the support of UN-Women

Progress against 2018 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
22
Milestones
(2018)
43
Milestones
(2019)
68
Milestones
(2020)
84
Target
100
2018 Results: 53

Output Indicator 10.2

Number of rural women supported to gain access, use and/or control of productive resources by UN-Women

Progress against 2018 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
117,610
Milestones
(2018)
180,000
Milestones
(2019)
250,000
Milestones
(2020)
320,000
Target
390,000
2018 Results: 214,168

Output Indicator 10.3

Number of countries that use the Buy from Women Platform to connect women farmers to information, markets and/or finance

Progress against 2018 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
1
Milestones
(2018)
6
Milestones
(2019)
11
Milestones
(2020)
12
Target
15
2018 Results: 3

Footnotes

Outcome 3 Indicator 1: 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.
Data for this indicator represent global medians.Back

Outcome 3 Indicator 2: 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 3 Indicator 2: Further definition of each disaggregation category is as follows: children: proportion of children/households receiving child/family cash benefit; mothers with newborns: proportion of mothers with newborns receiving maternity cash benefit; older persons: proportion of population above statutory pensionable age receiving a pension; unemployed: proportion of unemployed persons receiving unemployment cash benefits; persons with severe disability: proportion of population with severe disabilities collecting disability cash benefits; vulnerable: proportion of vulnerable population receiving social assistance cash benefit. UN-Women also plans to disaggregate results by geographic location (urban/rural).Back

Output Indicator 8.1: Of 21 countries/territories reporting under this indicator, 10 reported results for 2018: Cape Verde, Ecuador, Jordan, Malawi, Pakistan, State of Palestine, Paraguay, Timor-Leste, Tunisia, Viet Nam.Back

Output Indicator 8.2: Of 21 countries/territories reporting under this indicator, 6 reported results for 2018: Jordan, Liberia, Malawi, State of Palestine, Timor-Leste, Viet Nam.Back

Output Indicator 8.3: Of 22 countries/territories reporting under this indicator, 9 reported results for 2018: Cape Verde, Ecuador, Jordan, Malawi, Pakistan, Paraguay, Tunisia, Viet Nam.Back

Output Indicator 8.4: Of 20 countries/territories reporting under this indicator, 8 reported results for 2018: Cape Verde, Colombia, Ecuador, Jordan, Malawi, Republic of Moldova, Pakistan, Paraguay.Back

Output Indicator 9.1: Of 31 countries/territories reporting under this indicator, 26 reported results for 2018: Brazil, Chile, Egypt, Ethiopia, Fiji, Honduras, Indonesia, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Lao PDR, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria, Pakistan, State of Palestine, Rwanda, Samoa, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Uruguay, Vanuatu.
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 9.2: Of 35 countries/territories reporting under this indicator, 25 reported results for 2018: Albania, Cameroon, Chile, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Fiji, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Lao PDR, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria, Pakistan, State of Palestine, Rwanda, Samoa, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Vanuatu.
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 9.3: Of 29 countries/territories reporting under this indicator, 8 reported results for 2018: Brazil, Chile, Kenya, Lao PDR, Mali, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Uganda.Back

Output Indicator 9.4: Of 31 countries/territories reporting under this indicator, 11 reported results for 2018: Barbados, Brazil, Chile, Egypt, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Lao PDR, Pakistan, Uganda, Uruguay.Back

Output Indicator 10.1: Of 29 countries/territories reporting under this indicator, 9 reported results for 2018: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Ethiopia, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Uganda.Back

Output Indicator 10.2: Of 29 countries/territories reporting under this indicator, 24 reported results for 2018: Bolivia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Georgia, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Lebanon, Liberia, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, 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

Output Indicator 10.3: Of 2 countries/territories reporting under this indicator, both reported results for 2018: Haiti and Mali.Back

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