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
 

Programme expenses under Economic Empowerment:

US$42 M (2018, 62 countries/territories); US$54 M (2019, 62 countries/territories)

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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Baseline
(2000-2016)
Result
(2018)
Result
(2019)
Female 18.4% - -
Male 7.0% - -
2021 Results: -

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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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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Baseline
-
Result
(2018)
-
Result
(2019)
-
Target
-
2018 Results: -

Outcome Indicator 3.4

Percent of firms with female participation in ownership
35.8%
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Baseline
(2010-2017)
34.40%
Result
(2018)
35.08%
Result
(2019)
35.80%
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 2019 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

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 2019 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)
210,000
Result

Target
(2021)
270,000
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 2019 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
37


Milestone
(2018)
60
Result
310
Milestone
(2019)
90
Result
365
Milestone
(2020)
130
Result

Target
(2021)
160
Result

Output Indicator 3.9.4

Number of national and international signatories to the Women Empowerment PrinciplesC

Progress against 2019 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)
2,600
Result

Target
(2021)
2,900
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 2019 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

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 2019 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
111,610


Milestone
(2018)
180,000
Result
214,168
Milestone
(2019)
250,000
Result
284,879
Milestone
(2020)
320,000
Result

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 2019 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
1


Milestone
(2018)
6
Result
3
Milestone
(2019)
11
Result
13
Milestone
(2020)
12
Result

Target
(2021)
15
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 3.1: This indicator has disaggregation in support of efforts to “leave no-one behind”. Please see further information on the Global Overview page.
Data for this indicator represent global medians. Back

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.
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 3.3: This is an SDG Tier II indicator. Data is currently unavailable.
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.
This indicator has disaggregation in support of efforts to “leave no-one behind”. Please see further information on Global Overview page. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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.
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.
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. Back

Output Indicator 3.9.4: Of 31 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 11 reported results: Barbados, Brazil, Chile, Egypt, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Lao PDR, Pakistan, Uganda, Uruguay.
Of 26 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 12 reported results: Brazil, Chile, China, Egypt, Fiji , Indonesia, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Pakistan, Occupied Palestinian Territory, 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. 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.
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 10 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, all 10 reported results: Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Haiti, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa . Back

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