Gender Equality and Women’s Development

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The five priority outcomes sought for our women are:

  1. We will improve and ensure equitability in health and education for women, men, girls and boys
  2. We will improve the economic status of women
  3. Equal participation of women and men in decision making and leadership
  4. Elimination of violence against women. We will work towards the following objectives:
    • Develop national commitments to eliminate violence against women
    • Strengthen legal frameworks, law enforcement and the justice system
    • Eliminate and prevent VAW through public awareness and advocacy
    • Strengthen and improve protective, social and support services
    • Work with men to end violence against women
    • Rehabilitate and treat perpetrators
    • Coordinate policy and services
  5. We will increase the nation’s capacities for gender mainstreaming

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