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Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 5 in the UK

Authors/ source/ publisher
Commons Select Committee
Date added to library 20 March 2017
Year published
2017
Abstract
The Government must publish a plan on how it intends to achieve gender equality, a new report from the Women and Equalities Committee says. 
 
In 2015, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were agreed by world leaders at the United Nations, in which the UK strongly advocated for the inclusion of SDG 5, a commitment to achieve gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls by 2030. However, unlike 22 other countries, the UK Government has not set out a clear strategic plan for how this international obligation will be met.