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Indicator 5.1.1 Whether or not legal frameworks are in place to promote, enforce and monitor equality and non‐discrimination on the basis of sex

Legal frameworks that promote, enforce and monitor gender equality

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Source: UN Women

Geographical Area: UK

Unit of Measurement: Percentage (%)

This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from UK statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from UK statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other UK-specific metadata information.

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Legal frameworks that promote, enforce and monitor gender equality

Indicator description

An assessment of the legal frameworks in place that promote, enforce and monitor gender equality

Geographical coverage

UK

Unit of measurement

Percentage (%)

Definitions

The indicator is based on an assessment of legal frameworks that promote, enforce and monitor gender equality. The assessment is carried out by national counterparts, including National Statistical Offices (NSOs) and/or National Women’s Machinery (NWMs), and legal practitioners/researchers on gender equality, using a questionnaire comprising 45 yes/no questions under four areas of law - (i) overarching legal frameworks and public life; (ii) violence against women; (iii) employment and economic benefits; and (iv) marriage and family

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The answers to the questions are coded with simple “Yes/No” answers with “1” for “Yes” and “0” for “No”. For questions 1 and 2 only, they may be scored “N/A” in which case they are not included as part of the overall score calculation for the area. Data follows the UN specification for this indicator. This indicator has not been identified in collaboration with topic experts.

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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

Whether or not legal frameworks are in place to promote, enforce and monitor equality and non‐discrimination on the basis of sex

Target name

End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere

Global indicator description
UN designated tier

Tier II

UN custodian agency

UN Women, World Bank (WB), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

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Organisation

UN Women

Periodicity

Data will be compiled every two years starting in 2018

Earliest available data

2018

Geographical coverage

UK

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Release date

N/A

Next release

TBC

Statistical classification

Non-official

Contact details
Other information

The answers to the questions are coded with simple “Yes/No” answers with “1” for “Yes” and “0” for “No”. For questions 1 and 2 only, they may be scored “N/A” in which case they are not included as part of the overall score calculation for the area.