The first part of the indicator focuses on the incidence of people with ownership of secure rights over land, while the second part focuses on the gender parity and the extent to which women are disadvantaged in terms of ownership or use rights over agricultural land.
The focus of this indicator is on agricultural land, which is commonly viewed as a critical resource for ensuring poverty reduction in many developing countries.
According to the SDG Tier Classification Chart (updated April 20, 2017), SDG indicator 5.a.1 was reclassified from Tier III to Tier II status by the Inter-Agency Expert Group on the SDGs (IAEG- SDGs).
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In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women.
In doing so, UN Member States took an historic step in accelerating the Organization’s goals on gender equality and the empowerment of women.
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UNEP work encompasses:
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