SDG Indicators

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The metadata available in this repository is a work in progress. It reflects the latest reference metadata information provided by the UN System and other international organizations on data and statistics for the Tier I and II indicators in the global indicator framework. This repository will be further updated and periodically reviewed in cooperation with the respective data compilers.

Note: Several indicators' metadata included in the 2020 Comprehensive Review conducted by the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on SDG Indicators (IAEG-SDGs) and approved during the 51st session of the UN Statistical Commission are being finalized. In the meantime, you can find the provisional metadata for these indicators in the 2020 Comprehensive Review webpage: https://unstats.un.org/sdgs/iaeg-sdgs/2020-comprev/UNSC-proposal/

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Goal 5. Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Target 5.3: Eliminate all harmful practices, such as child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation
  • Indicator 5.3.1: Proportion of women aged 20–24 years who were married or in a union before age 15 and before age 18
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  • Indicator 5.3.2: Proportion of girls and women aged 15–49 years who have undergone female genital mutilation/cutting, by age
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