Imagine the world in 2030, fully inclusive of all persons!
In September 2015, the General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development that includes 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets. Building on the principle of "leaving no one behind", the new agenda emphasises a holistic approach to achieving sustainable development for all. Goal 5 sets out "to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls".
It talks about ensuring women's full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision making in political, economic and public life. To undertake reforms to give women equal rights to economic resources, as well as access to ownership and control over land and other forms of property, financial services, inheritance and natural resources, in accordance with national laws.