Leave No-One Behind: Ageing, Gender and the SDGs

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The United Nations Development Programme has shared its first policy note on the subject of ageing and gender. The brief approaches ageing through an intersectional lens, situating the challenges and opportunities presented by growing ageing demographics in low and middle-income countries within the implementation of the 2030 Agenda.

As the report explores, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS) directly address the concerns of older women by:

In the report, the UNDP says its commitment to gender equality “is rooted in the principle that Goal 5 – end all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere – is a precondition to the success of the 2030 Agenda as a whole.”

To read the full brief, click here.