Outcome Area 3

Outcome Area 3:
Economic Empowerment

Over the duration 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
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Programme expenses under Economic Empowerment:

US$47 Million (2020)
 

Outcome Indicators

Outcome Indicator 3.1 

Proportion of time spent on unpaid domestic and care work, by sex, age and location (SDG indicator 5.4.1)
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  Female Male
Baseline
(2000-2016)
18.4% 7.0%
Result
(2018)
- -
Result
(2019)
- -
Result
(2020)
- -
2021 Target(s): -

Outcome Indicator 3.2 

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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  Total Children Mothers
with
newborns
Baseline
(2016)
45.2% 34.9% 41.1%
Result
(2018)
- - -
Result
(2019)
- - -
Result
(2020)
- - -
  Older
persons
Unemployed Severe
disabilities
Baseline
(2016)
67.9% 21.8% 27.8%
Result
(2018)
- - -
Result
(2019)
- - -
Result
(2020)
- - -
  Vulnerable
Baseline
(2016)
24.7%
Result
(2018)
-
Result
(2019)
-
Result
(2020)
-
2021 Target(s): -

Outcome Indicator 3.3 

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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  Total Female Male
Baseline - - -
Result
(2018)
- - -
Result
(2019)
- - -
Result
(2020)
33.9% 27.3% 41.1%
  Share of
women among
owners / rights-bearers
Baseline -
Result
(2018)
-
Result
(2019)
-
Result
(2020)
35.5%
2021 Target(s): -

Outcome Indicator 3.4 

Percent of firms with female participation in ownership
35.01%
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Baseline
(2010-2017)
34.40%
Result
(2018)
35.08%
Result
(2019)
35.80%
Result
(2020)
35.01%
Target -
 

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 3.9.1 

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

Progress against 2020 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline 79,050    
Milestone
(2018)
121,500 Result 129,420
Milestone
(2019)
159,900 Result 226,623
Milestone
(2020)
202,800 Result 340,866
Target
(2021)
250,800 Result  
 

Output Indicator 3.9.2 

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

Progress against 2020 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline 33,431    
Milestone
(2018)
90,000 Result 56,485
Milestone
(2019)
150,000 Result 68,060
Milestone
(2020)
85,560 Result 86,500
Target
(2021)
103,060 Result  
 

Output Indicator 3.9.3 

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

Progress against 2020 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline 37    
Milestone
(2018)
60 Result 310
Milestone
(2019)
90 Result 365
Milestone
(2020)
415 Result 536
Target
(2021)
470 Result  
 

Output Indicator 3.9.4

Number of national and international signatories to the Women Empowerment PrinciplesC

Progress against 2020 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline 1,703    
Milestone
(2018)
2,000 Result 2,092
Milestone
(2019)
2,300 Result 2,815
Milestone
(2020)
3,500 Result 4,445
Target
(2021)
3,700 Result  
 

Output Indicator 3.9.5

Number of countries developing and/or implementing gender-responsive fiscal stimulus packages for COVID-19 economic response and recovery, with UN-Women’s support (Derived from Indicator 3.3(b) in the UN Framework for the Immediate Socio-Economic Response to COVID-19)C

Progress against 2020 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
(March 2020)
0    
Milestone
(2018)
- Result -
Milestone
(2019)
- Result -
Milestone
(2020)
- Result 19
Target
(2021)
45 Result  
 

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

 

Output Indicator 3.10.1 

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

Progress against 2020 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline 22    
Milestone
(2018)
43 Result 53
Milestone
(2019)
68 Result 81
Milestone
(2020)
84 Result 111
Target
(2021)
100 Result  
 

Output Indicator 3.10.2 

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

Progress against 2020 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline 117,610    
Milestone
(2018)
180,000 Result 214,168
Milestone
(2019)
250,000 Result 284,879
Milestone
(2020)
320,000 Result 385,785
Target
(2021)
390,000 Result  
 

Output Indicator 3.10.3 

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

Progress against 2020 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline 1    
Milestone
(2018)
6 Result 3
Milestone
(2019)
11 Result 4
Milestone
(2020)
12 Result 4
Target
(2021)
15 Result  
 

Footnotes

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

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Outcome Indicator 3.1: This indicator has disaggregation in support of efforts to “leave no-one behind”. Please see further information on the Global Overview page.
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Outcome Indicator 3.2: This is an SDG Tier II indicator. Data is currently unavailable for the global threshold of 50% of all countries/territories, as per IAEG-SDGs requirement.
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Outcome Indicator 3.3: This is an SDG Tier II indicator. Data available in only 10 countries from a range of years (2009 - 2018) which imply limitations in the reported result. Reported results represent an unweighted average of the latest data available.
This indicator has disaggregation in support of efforts to “leave no-one behind”. Please see further information on Global Overview page. Back  

Outcome Indicator 3.4: This indicator collects data from the World Bank's Global Enterprise Survey: https://www.enterprisesurveys.org/en/data/exploretopics/gender. UN Women's contributes to the overall Outcome through its work in the countries where it implements programme and policy work. Back  

Output Indicator 3.8.1: Of 21 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 10 reported results: Cabo Verde, Ecuador, Jordan, Malawi, Pakistan, State of Palestine, Paraguay, Timor-Leste, Tunisia, Viet Nam.
Of 18 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 12 reported results: China, Colombia, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Jordan, Mexico, Mozambique, Pakistan, Paraguay, United Republic of Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Viet Nam.
Of 20 countries/territories with reporting under this indicator for 2020, 10 had results reported: Bangladesh, Colombia, Ecuador, Jordan, Mexico, Occupied Palestinian Territory, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Tunisia, Viet Nam. Back  

Output Indicator 3.8.2: Of 21 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 6 reported results: Jordan, Liberia, Malawi, State of Palestine, Timor-Leste, Viet Nam.
Of 11 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 4 reported results: Jordan, United Republic of Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Viet Nam.
Of 15 countries/territories with reporting under this indicator for 2020, 9 had results reported: Colombia, Ecuador, Jordan, Mexico, Occupied Palestinian Territory, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Tunisia, Viet Nam. Back  

Output Indicator 3.8.3: Of 22 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 9 reported results: Cabo Verde, Ecuador, Jordan, Malawi, Pakistan, Paraguay, Tunisia, Viet Nam.
Of 16 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 9 reported results: Colombia, Ethiopia, Jordan, Mexico, Pakistan, Paraguay, Timor-Leste, Tunisia, Viet Nam.
Of 22 countries/territories with reporting under this indicator for 2020, 14 had results reported: Afghanistan, Argentina, Bangladesh, Barbados, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, Jordan, Mexico, Pakistan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Tunisia, Viet Nam Back  

Output Indicator 3.8.4: Of 20 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 8 reported results: Cabo Verde, Colombia, Ecuador, Jordan, Malawi, Republic of Moldova, Pakistan, Paraguay.
Of 13 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 3 reported results: Colombia, Paraguay, United Republic of Tanzania.
Of 16 countries/territories with reporting under this indicator for 2020, 11 had results reported: Barbados, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, Jordan, Mexico, Paraguay, Tanzania, Tunisia, Viet Nam. Back  

Output Indicator 3.8.5: Of 19 countries/territories with reporting under this indicator for 2020, 15 had results reported: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Kosovo, Mexico, Republic of Moldova, Pakistan, Occupied Palestinian Territory, Papua New Guinea, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Viet Nam. Back  

Output Indicator 3.8.6: Of 14 countries/territories with reporting under this indicator for 2020, 10 had results reported: Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Kosovo, Mexico, Occupied Palestinian Territory, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Viet Nam. Back  

Output Indicator 3.9.1: Of 31 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 26 reported results: 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, United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda, Uruguay, Vanuatu.
Of 32 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 29 reported results: Barbados , Brazil, Cabo Verde, Chile, China, Egypt, El Salvador, Fiji , India , Indonesia, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Malawi, Mali, Republic of Moldova, Myanmar, Nigeria, Pakistan, Occupied Palestinian Territory, Rwanda, Senegal, Solomon Islands, South Africa , United Republic of Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Uganda, Uruguay, Vanuatu.
Of 35 countries/territories with reporting under this indicator for 2020, 33 had results reported: Afghanistan, Argentina, Barbados, Brazil, Chile, Egypt, El Salvador, Fiji, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Lebanon, Malawi, Mali, Mexico, Republic of Moldova, Myanmar, Nigeria, Occupied Palestinian Territory, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Senegal, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Viet Nam.
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 3.9.2: Of 35 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 25 reported results: 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, United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda, Vanuatu.
Of 26 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 20 reported results: Barbados , Cabo Verde, Egypt, El Salvador, Fiji , India , Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Mali, Nigeria, Pakistan, Occupied Palestinian Territory, Rwanda, Senegal, Solomon Islands, South Africa , United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda, Vanuatu.
Of 35 countries/territories with reporting under this indicator for 2020, 26 had results reported: Afghanistan, Argentina, Chile, Egypt, El Salvador, Fiji, Georgia, Honduras, India, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Lebanon, Mali, Mexico, Myanmar, Nigeria, Occupied Palestinian Territory, Philippines, Rwanda, Senegal, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Uruguay, Vanuatu.
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 3.9.3: Of 29 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 8 reported results: Brazil, Chile, Kenya, Lao PDR, Mali, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Uganda.
Of 22 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 9 reported results: Brazil, Chile, Honduras, Mali, Nigeria, Occupied Palestinian Territory, Senegal, South Africa, Uruguay.
Of 27 countries/territories with reporting under this indicator for 2020, 16 had results reported: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, China, Egypt, Haiti, Honduras, Kenya, Mali, Mexico, Nigeria, Occupied Palestinian Territory, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Uruguay. Back  

Output Indicator 3.10.1: Of 29 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 9 reported results: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Ethiopia, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Uganda.
Of 25 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 11 reported results: Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Ecuador, Ethiopia, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal, Uganda, Viet Nam.
Of 27 countries/territories with reporting under this indicator for 2020, 9 had results reported: Ecuador, Ethiopia, Liberia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda. Back  

Output Indicator 3.10.2: Of 29 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 24 reported results: Bolivia (Plurinational State of), 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, United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda.
Of 29 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 25 reported results: Albania, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), China, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Georgia, Guatemala, Haiti, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Morocco , Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Occupied Palestinian Territory, Paraguay, Rwanda, Senegal, United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda, Viet Nam.
Of 30 countries/territories with reporting under this indicator for 2020, 26 had results reported: Barbados, Bolivia, Central African Republic, China, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Georgia, Guatemala, Haiti, India, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Viet Nam.
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 3.10.3: Of 2 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, both reported results: Haiti and Mali.
Of 1 country/territory reporting under this indicator for 2019, 1 reported results: South Africa.
Of 0 countries/territories with reporting under this indicator for 2020, 0 had results reported. Back  

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