Post-2015 resources round-up

Women’s Rights and Gender Equality in the Post-2015 Framework: Gender and Development Network Position Paper

This position paper by the Gender and Development Network proposes a standalone goal on gender equality and women’s rights along with targets to eliminate gender inequality in all other goal areas. The proposal lists out targets and indicators to measure progress along these goals.

Earth Negotiations Bulletin – OWG 9

Published by the IISD, this bulletin provides a summary of the Ninth Session of the UN General Assembly Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals held 3-5 March 2014 along with a brief analysis of the OWG-9.

Inclusion, Resilience, Change – ADB’s Strategy 2020 at Mid-Term

A special report evaluates progress made in the three strategic agendas of inclusive growth, environmental sustainability and regional integration and identifies areas that require more progress and recommendations for the future. The evaluative evidence leads up to actions to raise impact in seven vital areas: inclusion, resilience, integration, governance, synergies, outcomes and teamwork.

Joint Position on Post-2015: What a standalone health goal needs to deliver for highly marginalised and stigmatised young people

Developed by Link Up in collaboration with partners, this brief aims to advance the sexual and reproductive health and rights of one million young people affected by HIV across five countries in Africa and Asia. Prepared for the consideration in the development of the final report of the OWG on Sustainable Development Goals, the discussions and outcomes of the High-Level Event on the Contributions of Women, Youth and Civil Society to the Post-2015 Development Framework, the Commission on the Status of Women and the Commission on Population and Development, the brief supports the wide consensus that the unfinished business of the health MDGs must be incorporated in the new framework and unified under a single health goal.

The EU, Gender and the Post-2015 Framework

Written by Jessica Woodroffe for the Gender and Development Network, this briefing examines the role of the EU as a donor in forwarding the MDGs and its potential influence in negotiating the centrality of gender equality and women’s rights in the post-2015 framework.

Women in Power: Beyond Access to Influence in a Post-2015 World

This VSO report outlines the present level of inequality relating to women’s participation and influence in public and political life, why it considers these issues to have intrinsic and instrumental importance and briefly outlines barriers to and enablers of participation that VSO has identified from its experience of working in 33 countries over 55 years.

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