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
 

Programme expenses under Leadership and Governance:

US$60 M (2018, 81 countries/territories); US$61 M (2019, 79 countries/territories)

Outcome Indicators

Outcome Indicator 2.1

Number of legislative frameworks that promote gender balance in elections and decision-making bodiesC
55
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Baseline
42
Result
(2018)
47
Result
(2019)
55
Target
70

Outcome Indicator 2.2

Number of National Development Strategies that are gender-responsiveC
40
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Baseline
24
Result
(2018)
31
Result
(2019)
40
Target
46

Outcome Indicator 2.3

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
(2016)
-
Result
(2018)
19%
Result
(2019)
19%
Target
-

Outcome Indicator 2.4

Percentage share of women in the police, judiciary, prosecution services, military and corrections
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Baseline
(2013-2017)
Result
(2018)
Result
(2019)
Police 9.56% - -
Judiciary 40.63% - -
Prosecution
services
47.28% - -
Military - - -
Corrections 20.23% - -
2021 Results: -

Outcome Indicator 2.5

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
(2012)
51.8%
Result
(2018)
55%
Result
(2019)
-
Target
-

Outcome Indicator 2.6

Whether or not legal frameworks are in place to promote, enforce and monitor equality and non-discrimination on the basis of sex (SDG indicator 5.1.1)C
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Baseline
-
Result
(2018)
-
Result
(2019)
-
Target
-

Outcome Indicator 2.7

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
-
Result
(2018)
-
Result
(2019)
-
Target
-

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 2.5.1

Number of high-quality national gender equality action plans developed, costed and/or being implemented with UN-Women’s supportC
Progress against 2019 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
35


Milestone
(2018)
38
Result
51
Milestone
(2019)
41
Result
64
Milestone
(2020)
44
Result

Target
(2021)
48
Result

Output Indicator 2.5.2

Number of finance ministries with capacities to integrate gender-responsive budgeting in public finance management systems with UN-Women’s supportC
Progress against 2019 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
22


Milestone
(2018)
24
Result
36
Milestone
(2019)
31
Result
58
Milestone
(2020)
38
Result

Target
(2021)
48
Result

Output Indicator 2.5.3

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 supportC
Progress against 2019 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
14


Milestone
(2018)
19
Result
23
Milestone
(2019)
23
Result
40
Milestone
(2020)
24
Result

Target
(2021)
25
Result

Output Indicator 2.5.4

Number of national women's machineries and women's organizations with capacities to advocate for gender-responsive budgets with UN-Women’s supportC
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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 2.6.1

Number of National Strategies for the Development of Statistics that integrate a gender perspective, developed or implemented with UN-Women’s supportC
Progress against 2019 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
21


Milestone
(2018)
23
Result
26
Milestone
(2019)
27
Result
33
Milestone
(2020)
31
Result

Target
(2021)
35
Result

Output Indicator 2.6.2

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 supportC
Progress against 2019 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
20


Milestone
(2018)
46
Result
47
Milestone
(2019)
59
Result
68
Milestone
(2020)
72
Result

Target
(2021)
85
Result

Output Indicator 2.6.3

Number of national coordination mechanisms (i.e. multi-stakeholder governance mechanisms) governing the production of gender statistics established or strengthened with UN-Women’s supportC
Progress against 2019 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
21


Milestone
(2018)
28
Result
32
Milestone
(2019)
37
Result
46
Milestone
(2020)
45
Result

Target
(2021)
49
Result

Output Indicator 2.6.4

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 2019 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
1,690


Milestone
(2018)
1,700
Result
24,020
Milestone
(2019)
1,700
Result
1,550
Milestone
(2020)
1,700
Result

Target
(2021)
1,700
Result

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

 

Output Indicator 2.7.1

Number of personnel of formal and informal justice institutions whose capacities to provide justice to women are strengthened, with UN-Women’s supportC
Progress against 2019 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
6,000


Milestone
(2018)
12,000
Result
24,438
Milestone
(2019)
17,000
Result
29,325
Milestone
(2020)
22,000
Result

Target
(2021)
27,000
Result

 

Output Indicator 2.7.2

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 deliveryC
Progress against 2019 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
26


Milestone
(2018)
49
Result
31
Milestone
(2019)
67
Result
33
Milestone
(2020)
78
Result

Target
(2021)
91
Result

 

Output Indicator 2.7.3

Number of women accessing legal aid with UN-Women’s support
Progress against 2019 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
10,500


Milestone
(2018)
20,000
Result
35,638
Milestone
(2019)
20,000
Result
158,314
Milestone
(2020)
20,000
Result

Target
(2021)
20,000
Result

Footnotes

All references to Kosovo shall be understood to be in the context of Security Council Resolution 1244 (1999).

A superscript “C” next to an indicator statement notes that the indicator is cumulative in nature. Further calculation details can be found at this link

Outcome Indicator 2.1: Of 58 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 5 reported results: Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Dominican Republic, Guinea-Bissau, Republic of Moldova, Tunisia.
Of 56 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 8 reported results: Argentina, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Guinea, Mexico, Republic of Moldova, Sudan, Ukraine. Back

Outcome Indicator 2.2: Of 52 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 7 reported results: Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Liberia, Malawi, Republic of Moldova, Rwanda, Zimbabwe.
Of 58 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 9 reported results: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mexico, Myanmar, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Sierra Leone, Turkey. Back

Outcome Indicator 2.3: Data on SDG Indicator 5.c.1, for which UN-Women is lead custodian, is collected through the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC). Based on 2018 data from 69 countries and areas, 19 percent meet the criteria for a tracking system that measures and makes public gender budget data and 59 percent of countries and areas approach the requirements.
This data is collected biannually, so there are no new data for 2019. Back

Outcome Indicator 2.4: The baseline is 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.
This indicator has disaggregation in support of efforts to “leave no-one behind”. Please see further information on the Global Overview page. Back

Outcome Indicator 2.5: This indicator has disaggregation in support of efforts to “leave no-one behind”. Please see further information on the Global Overview page.Back

Output Indicator 2.4.1: Of 44 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 12 reported results: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Brazil, Cameroon, Colombia, El Salvador, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, Zimbabwe.
Of 38 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 14 reported results: Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Cameroon, Central African Republic, Colombia, Côte d'Ivoire, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Haiti, Kyrgyzstan, Nigeria, Solomon Islands, Uganda, Zimbabwe. Back

Output Indicator 2.4.2: Please note that the IRRF sets this indicator as cumulative but records milestones and target defined from the perspective of an annual indicator. The methodology in this web portal matches the IRRF, using cumulative calculation. The indicator is anticipated to be formally revised, and changes communicated, in the due process of the Mid-Term Review of the Strategic Plan.
Of 46 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 37 reported results: Afghanistan, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Brazil, Cameroon, Cabo 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.
Of 37 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 19 reported results: Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Cameroon, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Iraq, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Republic of Moldova, Nigeria, Rwanda, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Turkey, Uruguay.
This indicator has disaggregation in support of efforts to “leave no-one behind”. Please see further information on the Global Overview page.Back

Output Indicator 2.4.3: Of 47 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 34 reported results: Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Brazil, Cameroon, Cabo 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, United Republic of Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Zimbabwe.
Of 38 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 20 reported results: Brazil, Colombia, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Jordan, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mexico, Niger, Rwanda, Somalia, United Republic of Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zimbabwe.Back

Output Indicator 2.4.4: Of 44 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 19 reported results: Bangladesh, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Brazil, Cameroon, Cabo Verde, Colombia, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ecuador, Haiti, Kenya, Malawi, Mexico, Republic of Moldova, Niger, Nigeria, Paraguay, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe.
Of 36 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 13 reported results: Afghanistan, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Brazil, Cameroon, Colombia, Georgia, Guatemala, Haiti, Lebanon, Malawi, Nigeria, Tunisia, Zimbabwe. Back

Output Indicator 2.5.1: Of 29 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 16 reported results: Algeria, Bangladesh, Cabo Verde, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, North Macedonia, Malawi, Morocco, Senegal, Serbia, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Ukraine, Zimbabwe.
Of 13 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, all 13 reported results: Bangladesh, Cabo Verde, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Malawi, Morocco , Myanmar, Serbia, Tajikistan, United Republic of Tanzania. Back

Output Indicator 2.5.2: Of 30 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 14 reported results: Afghanistan, Albania, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, North Macedonia, Malawi, Morocco, Nepal, Senegal, Serbia, Tunisia, Uganda.
Of 33 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 22 reported results: Afghanistan, Albania, Argentina, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cabo Verde, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, India , Kazakhstan, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Morocco , Nepal, Pakistan, Rwanda, Serbia, United Republic of Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda.Back

Output Indicator 2.5.3: Of 38 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 9 reported results: China, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Malawi, United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda, Ukraine, Viet Nam, Zimbabwe.
Of 48 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 16 reported results: Cameroon, China, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Haiti, Indonesia, Liberia, Malawi, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, South Africa, Tajikistan, United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda, Ukraine, Viet Nam. Back

Output Indicator 2.5.4: Of 30 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 23 reported results: Afghanistan, Albania, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cabo Verde, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, Guinea-Bissau, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Liberia, North Macedonia, Malawi, Nepal, Senegal, Serbia, Sri Lanka, United Republic of Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Ukraine, Zimbabwe.
Of 30 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 18 reported results: Algeria, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, India , Kenya, North Macedonia, Mali, Nepal, Rwanda, Serbia, Sri Lanka, United Republic of Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda.Back

Output Indicator 2.6.1: 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.
Of 15 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 7 had reportable results for 2019: Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mexico, Senegal, United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda.Back

Output Indicator 2.6.2: Of 23 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 19 reported results: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Fiji, Georgia, Kenya, Kuwait, Malawi, Mexico, Nepal, Pakistan, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, United Republic of Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda.
Of 18 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 13 reported results: Bangladesh, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mexico, Morocco, Pakistan, Senegal, United Republic of Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, ZimbabweBack

Output Indicator 2.6.3: Of 19 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 11 reported results: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cameroon, Kenya, Mexico, Pakistan, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, United Republic of Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda.
Of 18 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 14 reported results: Bangladesh, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mexico, Pakistan, Senegal, United Republic of Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zimbabwe.Back

Output Indicator 2.6.4: Of 20 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 11 reported results: Algeria, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mexico, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, United Republic of Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda.
Of 17 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 14 reported results: Bangladesh, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mexico, Morocco , Mozambique, Nepal, Senegal, United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda.Back

Output Indicator 2.7.1: Of 61 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 54 reported results: Afghanistan, Albania, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), 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, United Republic of Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, Viet Nam.
Of 21 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, all 21 reported results: Algeria, Bolivia, Cambodia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Guatemala, Haiti, India, Iraq, Kosovo, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Pakistan, Occupied Palestinian Territory, Philippines, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe. In addition, the Asia Pacific regional office reported eligible results under this indicator.
This indicator has disaggregation in support of efforts to “leave no-one behind”. Please see further information on the Global Overview  page.Back

Output Indicator 2.7.2: Of 10 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 4 reported results: Burundi, Kyrgyzstan, United Republic of Tanzania, Ukraine.
Of 7 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 2 reported results: Liberia, Uganda. Back

Output Indicator 2.7.3: Of 25 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 19 reported results: Burundi, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Haiti, Honduras, Iraq, Kenya, Lao PDR, Liberia, North Macedonia, Myanmar, State of Palestine, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, United Republic of Tanzania, Turkey, Uganda.
Of 12 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, all 12 reported results: Afghanistan, Egypt, Haiti, Kosovo, FYR Macedonia, Pakistan, Occupied Palestinian Territory, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen. The Asia Pacific Regional Office also reported working on this indicator.
This indicator has disaggregation in support of efforts to “leave no-one behind”. Please see further information on the Global Overview page. Back

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