Goal 5 - Gender equality

Goal 5 - Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
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5.1 End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere 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 Exploring data sources
5.2 Eliminate all forms of violence against all women and girls in the public and private spheres, including trafficking and sexual and other types of exploitation 5.2.1 Proportion of ever-partnered women and girls aged 15 years and older subjected to physical, sexual or psychological violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months, by form of violence and by age Percentage of same population 2014 1.1 2009 1.7 Statistics CanadaTable note 1 Victims of self-reported spousal violence within the past 12 months, by sex, 2004, 2009 and 2014
5.2.2 Proportion of women and girls aged 15 years and older subjected to sexual violence by persons other than an intimate partner in the previous 12 months, by age and place of occurrence Rate of incidents per 1,000 women 15 years of age and older 2014 37 2009 34 Statistics CanadaTable note 2 Self-reported sexual assault in Canada, 2014
5.3 Eliminate all harmful practices, such as child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation 5.3.1 Proportion of women aged 20-24 years who were married or in a union before age 15 and before age 18 2 sub-indicators            
5.3.1.a.PR Proportion of women aged 15 to 19 who were married or living common lawTable note 3Table note 4
Percentage 2016 1.1 2011 1.5 Statistics Canada Census of Population
5.3.1.b.PR Proportion of women aged 20 to 24 who were married or living common lawTable note 3Table note 4
Percentage 2016 14.5 2011 16.5 Statistics Canada Census of Population
5.3.2 Proportion of girls and women aged 15-49 years who have undergone female genital mutilation/cutting, by age N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
5.4 Recognize and value unpaid care and domestic work through the provision of public services, infrastructure and social protection policies and the promotion of shared responsibility within the household and the family as nationally appropriate More information on indicator 5.4.15.4.1 Proportion of time spent on unpaid domestic and care work, by sex, age and location Hours 2015
Males
3.1
Females
4.1
2010
Males
3.4
Females
4.6
Statistics Canada CANSIM table 113-0004
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 5.5.1 Proportion of seats held by women in
(a) national parliaments and
(b) local governments
2 sub-indicators            
5.5.1.a Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments
Percentage 42nd Parliament
2015/12/03 -
27 41st Parliament
2011/06/02 - 2015/08/02
25 Statistics Canada Members of Parliament
5.5.1.b Proportion of seats held by women in local governments
Percentage 2015 26 ... ... Statistics Canada Elected Officials Gender Statistics
More information on indicator 5.5.25.5.2 Proportion of women in managerial positions Percentage 2016 37.7 2015 37.6 Statistics CanadaTable note 5  
5.6 Ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights as agreed in accordance with the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development and the Beijing Platform for Action and the outcome documents of their review conferences 5.6.1 Proportion of women aged 15-49 years who make their own informed decisions regarding sexual relations, contraceptive use and reproductive health care Exploring data sources
5.6.2 Number of countries with laws and regulations that guarantee full and equal access to women and men aged 15 years and older to sexual and reproductive health care, information and education Indicator under development
5.a Undertake reforms to give women equal rights to economic resources, as well as access to ownership and control over land and other forms of property, financial services, inheritance and natural resources, in accordance with national laws 5.a.1
(a) Proportion of total agricultural population with ownership or secure rights over agricultural land, by sex; and
(b) share of women among owners or rights-bearers of agricultural land, by type of tenure
2 sub-indicators            
5.a.1.a Proportion of total agricultural population with ownership or secure rights over agricultural land, by sex
Exploring data sources
5.a.1.b Share of women among owners or rights-bearers of agricultural land, by type of tenure
Exploring data sources
5.a.2.PR Does Canada's legal framework (including customary law) guarantee women's equal rights to land ownership and/or controlTable note 6 Exploring data sources
5.b Enhance the use of enabling technology, in particular information and communications technology, to promote the empowerment of women 5.b.1 Proportion of individuals who own a mobile telephone, by sex Percentage 2016 87.9 2015 86.1 Statistics Canada CANSIM table 203-0027
5.c Adopt and strengthen sound policies and enforceable legislation for the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls at all levels 5.c.1.PR Does Canada have a system to track and make public allocations for gender equality and women's empowermentTable note 7 Exploring data sources
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