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Gender equality and the Sustainable Development Goals in Asia and the Pacific : baseline and pathways for transformative change by 2030 ADB - UN Women Core Report Team

Contributor(s): ADB - UN Women Core Report Team.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Bangkok, Thailand : ADB ; UN Women, 2018Description: electronic document (243 pages) ; PDF file.ISBN: 978-974-680-422-6.Subject(s): PACIFIC | GENDER EQUALITY | INTERNATIONAL COMPARISON | SEXUAL VIOLENCE | STATISTICS | VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN | ASIA | AUSTRALIA | NEW ZEALANDOnline resources: Click here to access online Summary: This publication provides the first Sustainable Development Goal assessment of the situation of women and girls in Asia and the Pacific based on data from official sources. The report establishes a baseline for governments and policy makers to monitor and accelerate progress towards gender equality commitments in the Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs). It identifies data gaps and underscores the necessity of heightened urgency to improve production and use of gender statistics for evidence-based SDG localization. It also provides valuable insight into key catalysts and policy recommendations to assist countries to achieve gender equality by 2030. (From the website). Chapter 5: Eliminating violence against women and girls as a cross-cutting priority for sustainable development. New Zealand data is not included in these tables: Table 5.1 Proportion of women who experienced physical and/or sexual violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime and the past 12 months, selected countries in Asia and the Pacific, latest available year (%) - page 108; Table 5.2 Proportion of women who experienced sexual violence since age 15 years by a non-partner in their lifetime and the last 12 months, selected countries in Asia and the Pacific, latest available year (%) - page 109. Record #6125
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This publication provides the first Sustainable Development Goal assessment of the situation of women and girls in Asia and the Pacific based on data from official sources.

The report establishes a baseline for governments and policy makers to monitor and accelerate progress towards gender equality commitments in the Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs). It identifies data gaps and underscores the necessity of heightened urgency to improve production and use of gender statistics for evidence-based SDG localization. It also provides valuable insight into key catalysts and policy recommendations to assist countries to achieve gender equality by 2030. (From the website).

Chapter 5: Eliminating violence against women and girls as a cross-cutting priority for sustainable development.

New Zealand data is not included in these tables:

Table 5.1 Proportion of women who experienced physical and/or sexual violence by an intimate partner in
their lifetime and the past 12 months, selected countries in Asia and the Pacific, latest available year (%) - page 108;

Table 5.2 Proportion of women who experienced sexual violence since age 15 years by a non-partner in their lifetime and the last 12 months, selected countries in Asia and the Pacific, latest available year (%) - page 109.
Record #6125