UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon’s Report, Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls examines the challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls and concludes with recommendations for consideration by the Commission on the Status of Women.
The present report provides a global overview of achievements and challenges
in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls
and sets out recommendations for accelerating progress on the Goals, and for giving
priority to gender equality and women’s rights and empowerment in the post-2015
development agenda and sustainable development goals.
The report draws on the findings of the expert group meeting on “Structural
and policy constraints in achieving the Millennium Development Goals for women
and girls” organized by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the
Empowerment of Women (UN-Women) in collaboration with the Economic
Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and held from 21 to
24 October 2013 in Mexico City. The report draws on recent research and analysis
and on information and data from United Nations entities and other sources as