Infographic: The crucial role of legal frameworks in advancing gender equality

Removing discriminatory laws and putting in place legal frameworks that advance gender equality are prerequisites to ending discrimination against women and achieving gender equality (Sustainable Development Goal 5, Target 5.1). SDG indicator 5.1.1 is a key tool to track progress. This infographic:

  • analyses the latest data on this indicator for 120 countries,
  • emphasizes the importance of strong legal frameworks that advance gender equality,
  • showcases good practices by countries,
  • discusses continuing legal gaps, and
  • highlights priority actions to enhance progress.

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UN Women office publishing: UN Women Headquarters
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