As a part of Citizen-led Monitoring on SDG National indicators using Community Score Card, a series of dialogues with right holders and duty bearers were conducted in Surkhet targeting the Lekhbesi Municipality ward no. 8 & 10. The discussion was based on national indicators.

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Sustainable Development Goals

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5. Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
5. Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

5. Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

While the world has achieved progress towards gender equality and women’s empowerment under the Millennium Development Goals (including equal access to primary education between girls and boys), women and girls continue to suffer discrimination and violence in every part of the world.

Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world.

Providing women and girls with equal access to education, health care, decent work, and representation in political and economic decision-making processes will fuel sustainable economies and benefit societies and humanity at large.

Related 5.5.2.a,b &c Women’s participation in decision making level in the private sector, cooperative and public service-Lekhbesi Municipality, Ward no. 8 & 10 , Surkhet Targets

5.5

Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life