Overall stats about Goal 5 in South Africa
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targets with data available for at least one indicator

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indicators with data available for South Africa

indicator coverage for Goal 5 in South Africa


South Africa currenty has data on these targets for Goal 5.

Target 5.1

End Discrimination Against Women and Girls

0/1 covered

Target 5.2

End All Violence Against and Exploitation of Women

3/3 covered

Target 5.3

Eliminate Forced Marriages and Genital Mutilation

2/3 covered

Target 5.4

Value Unpaid Care and Promote Shared Domestic Responsibilities

1/1 covered

Target 5.5

Equal Opportunities and Participation in Leadership

2/2 covered

Target 5.6

Universal Access to Reproductive Health and Rights

1/2 covered

Target 5.a

Equal Access to Economic Resources, Property Ownership and Services

1/2 covered

Target 5.b

Promote Empowerment of Women through Technology

1/1 covered

Target 5.c

Adopt Policies and Enforce Legislation for Gender Equality

0/1 covered

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Criminal Law (Sexual Offences & Related Matters) Amendment Act


Promotion of Equality & Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act


National Policy Framework on Matters of Sexual Offenses Matters


National Policy Framework for Women's Empowerment & Gender Equality


Employment Equity Act


Domestic Violence Act


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Form of Violence
Form of Violence
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Percentage of ever-partnered women aged 18 years and older who have experienced physical or sexual violence by any partner in the previous 12 months

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Statistics South Africa South African Demographic Heath Survey (SADHS)- Key results indicator