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Region:Asia Pacific Current UN Women Plan Period Afghanisthan:2018-2022
i-icon World Bank Income Classification:Low Income The World Bank classifies economies for analytical purposes into four income groups: low, lower-middle, upper-middle, and high income. For this purpose it uses gross national income (GNI) per capita data in U.S. dollars, converted from local currency using the World Bank Atlas method, which is applied to smooth exchange rate fluctuations. i-icon Least Developed Country:Yes Since 1971, the United Nations has recognized LDCs as a category of States that are deemed highly disadvantaged in their development process, for structural, historical and also geographical reasons. Three criteria are used: per capita income, human assets, and economic vulnerability. i-icon Gender Inequality Index:0.575 GII is a composite metric of gender inequality using three dimensions: reproductive health, empowerment and the labour market. A low GII value indicates low inequality between women and men, and vice-versa. i-icon Gender Development Index:0.723 GDI measures gender inequalities in achievement in three basic dimensions of human development: health, education, and command over economic resources.
i-icon Population:209,497,025 Source of population data: United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2022). World Population Prospects: The 2022 Revision Male:19,976,265 (9.5%) Female:189,520,760 (90.5%)
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OVERVIEWRESULTS & RESOURCESOUR PROGRESSSTRATEGIC PLAN CONTRIBUTIONS

In 2025, institutions, conducting effective and risk-sensitive public policies in partnership with economic and social actors, put the country's resources at the service of inclusive, sustainable, resilient socio-economic development that generates decent jobs, particularly for the most vulnerable. (UNSDCF Effect 1)

SP_D_0.2.3
Percentage of national budget allocated to gender equality and women’s empowerment out of total budget (CO)

Complementary indicators are identified as those in the results framework that are not repeated verbatim in the results framework of another United Nations entity, but are related or provide different but complementary lenses or insights into the same issue, high-level result and/or area of complementary work, such as a Sustainable Development Goal target.

Complementary
sdg
UNICEF
2023 Result -
2021
Baseline
0 0
2022
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2023
Milestone
0 0
Result
- -
2024
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2025
Target
- -
Result
- -
SP_D_0.3.3
Number of countries and/or other actors with comprehensive and coordinated VAW prevention strategy (CO)

Complementary indicators are identified as those in the results framework that are not repeated verbatim in the results framework of another United Nations entity, but are related or provide different but complementary lenses or insights into the same issue, high-level result and/or area of complementary work, such as a Sustainable Development Goal target.

Complementary
sdg
UNDP
sdg
UNFPA
2023 Result -
2021
Baseline
No No
2022
Milestone
- -
Result
False False
2023
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2024
Milestone
Yes Yes
Result
- -
2025
Target
Yes Yes
Result
- -
SP_D_0.4.1
Number of countries where there has been an increase in the number of women who access services after experiencing violence or discrimination (CO)

Complementary indicators are identified as those in the results framework that are not repeated verbatim in the results framework of another United Nations entity, but are related or provide different but complementary lenses or insights into the same issue, high-level result and/or area of complementary work, such as a Sustainable Development Goal target.

Complementary
sdg
UNAIDS
sdg
UNFPA
2023 Result -
2021
Baseline
No No
2022
Milestone
- -
Result
False False
2023
Milestone
No No
Result
- -
2024
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2025
Target
- -
Result
- -
SP_D_0.6.3
Number of countries demonstrating use of gender statistics, analysis, and policy relevant research (CO, RO, HQ)

Complementary indicators are identified as those in the results framework that are not repeated verbatim in the results framework of another United Nations entity, but are related or provide different but complementary lenses or insights into the same issue, high-level result and/or area of complementary work, such as a Sustainable Development Goal target.

Complementary
sdg
UNICEF
2023 Result -
2021
Baseline
0 0
2022
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2023
Milestone
0 0
Result
- -
2024
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2025
Target
- -
Result
- -

By 2025, health, education and social protection systems are resilient and ensure equitable access and quality services, especially for the most vulnerable, and effective engagement of the population (UNSDCF Effect 3)

SP_D_0.3.1

Data reported for 2022 results against this indicator was obtained as part of a learning process on social norms and therefore may not accurately reflect the results obtained. Internal reviews of data collected on social norms across relevant indicators, coupled with external reviews, are informing the design of UN Women’s principled approach to social & gender norms change. This will be reflected in changes to the indicators to be introduced in the Mid-Term Review of the Strategic Plan.

Extent of bias in gender equality attitudes and/or gender social norms among individuals (CO)

Complementary indicators are identified as those in the results framework that are not repeated verbatim in the results framework of another United Nations entity, but are related or provide different but complementary lenses or insights into the same issue, high-level result and/or area of complementary work, such as a Sustainable Development Goal target.

Complementary
sdg
UNAIDS
sdg
UNFPA
sdg
UNICEF
2023 Result -
0
Baseline
- -
2022
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2023
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2024
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2025
Target
- -
Result
- -
SP_D_0.4.3
Number of countries where multi-sectoral systems, strategies or programs are implemented to advance women’s equal access to and use of services, goods and/resources, including social protection (CO)

Complementary indicators are identified as those in the results framework that are not repeated verbatim in the results framework of another United Nations entity, but are related or provide different but complementary lenses or insights into the same issue, high-level result and/or area of complementary work, such as a Sustainable Development Goal target.

Complementary
sdg
UNICEF
2023 Result -
2021
Baseline
No No
2022
Milestone
- -
Result
False False
2023
Milestone
No No
Result
- -
2024
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2025
Target
- -
Result
- -
SP_D_0.6.2
Number of national plans and strategies that integrate gender statistics as an objective or strategy (CO, RO, HQ)

Complementary indicators are identified as those in the results framework that are not repeated verbatim in the results framework of another United Nations entity, but are related or provide different but complementary lenses or insights into the same issue, high-level result and/or area of complementary work, such as a Sustainable Development Goal target.

Complementary
sdg
UNICEF
2023 Result -
2021
Baseline
0 0
2022
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2023
Milestone
0 0
Result
- -
2024
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2025
Target
- -
Result
- -

In 2025, accountable institutions supported by a harmonized legislative framework and committed populations guarantee the strengthening of the rule of law, the protection of human rights and social cohesion and justice, especially for the most vulnerable, in accordance with international conventions and standards and in complementarity and interdependence with inclusive and sustainable development efforts. (UNSDCF Effect 3)

SP_D_0.1.4
Number of laws that were adopted, revised or repealed to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment (CO)

Complementary indicators are identified as those in the results framework that are not repeated verbatim in the results framework of another United Nations entity, but are related or provide different but complementary lenses or insights into the same issue, high-level result and/or area of complementary work, such as a Sustainable Development Goal target.

Complementary
sdg
UNAIDS
sdg
UNDP
2023 Result -
2021
Baseline
0 0
2022
Milestone
1 1
Result
- -
2023
Milestone
2 2
Result
- -
2024
Milestone
1 1
Result
- -
2025
Target
1 1
Result
- -
SP_D_0.1.5
Number of national and/or local (multi) sectoral strategies, policies and/or action plans that are adopted with a focus on gender equality (CO)

Complementary indicators are identified as those in the results framework that are not repeated verbatim in the results framework of another United Nations entity, but are related or provide different but complementary lenses or insights into the same issue, high-level result and/or area of complementary work, such as a Sustainable Development Goal target.

Complementary
sdg
UNAIDS
sdg
UNDP
sdg
UNFPA
sdg
UNICEF
2023 Result -
2021
Baseline
0 0
2022
Milestone
- -
Result
1 1
2023
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2024
Milestone
1 1
Result
- -
2025
Target
1 1
Result
- -
SP_D_0.1.6
Number of legal and policy frameworks that promote gender balance in decision making institutions and processes (CO)

Complementary indicators are identified as those in the results framework that are not repeated verbatim in the results framework of another United Nations entity, but are related or provide different but complementary lenses or insights into the same issue, high-level result and/or area of complementary work, such as a Sustainable Development Goal target.

Complementary
sdg
UNDP
2023 Result -
2021
Baseline
No No
2022
Milestone
- -
Result
False False
2023
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2024
Milestone
Yes Yes
Result
- -
2025
Target
Yes Yes
Result
- -
SP_D_0.3.1

Data reported for 2022 results against this indicator was obtained as part of a learning process on social norms and therefore may not accurately reflect the results obtained. Internal reviews of data collected on social norms across relevant indicators, coupled with external reviews, are informing the design of UN Women’s principled approach to social & gender norms change. This will be reflected in changes to the indicators to be introduced in the Mid-Term Review of the Strategic Plan.

Extent of bias in gender equality attitudes and/or gender social norms among individuals (CO)

Complementary indicators are identified as those in the results framework that are not repeated verbatim in the results framework of another United Nations entity, but are related or provide different but complementary lenses or insights into the same issue, high-level result and/or area of complementary work, such as a Sustainable Development Goal target.

Complementary
sdg
UNAIDS
sdg
UNFPA
sdg
UNICEF
2023 Result -
2021
Baseline
TBD TBD
2022
Milestone
- -
Result
The IMAGES study revealed three (3) positions on gender equality: (1) some clearly support patriarchy; (2) others are strongly opposed to it; (3) and many have 'ambivalent' opinions. The IMAGES study revealed three (3) positions on gender equality: (1) some clearly support patriarchy; (2) others are strongly opposed to it; (3) and many have 'ambivalent' opinions.
2023
Milestone
TBD TBD
Result
- -
2024
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2025
Target
- -
Result
- -
SP_D_0.3.2

Data reported for 2022 results against this indicator was obtained as part of a learning process on social norms and therefore may not accurately reflect the results obtained. Internal reviews of data collected on social norms across relevant indicators, coupled with external reviews, are informing the design of UN Women’s principled approach to social & gender norms change. This will be reflected in changes to the indicators to be introduced in the Mid-Term Review of the Strategic Plan.

Number of institutions putting in places policies and practices to address gender-based discrimination and/or combat gender stereotypes (CO)

Complementary indicators are identified as those in the results framework that are not repeated verbatim in the results framework of another United Nations entity, but are related or provide different but complementary lenses or insights into the same issue, high-level result and/or area of complementary work, such as a Sustainable Development Goal target.

Complementary
sdg
UNAIDS
sdg
UNDP
sdg
UNFPA
sdg
UNICEF
sdg
WHO
2023 Result -
2021
Baseline
0 0
2022
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2023
Milestone
0 0
Result
- -
2024
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2025
Target
- -
Result
- -
SP_D_0.5.4
Level of influence of civil society organizations working on gender equality and women's empowerment, including women’s organizations, in key normative, policy and peace processes (CO, RO, HQ)
2023 Result -
2021
Baseline
TBD TBD
2022
Milestone
- -
Result
1 1
2023
Milestone
TBD TBD
Result
- -
2024
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2025
Target
- -
Result
- -
SP_D_0.6.2
Number of national plans and strategies that integrate gender statistics as an objective or strategy (CO, RO, HQ)

Complementary indicators are identified as those in the results framework that are not repeated verbatim in the results framework of another United Nations entity, but are related or provide different but complementary lenses or insights into the same issue, high-level result and/or area of complementary work, such as a Sustainable Development Goal target.

Complementary
sdg
UNICEF
2023 Result -
0
Baseline
- -
2022
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2023
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2024
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2025
Target
- -
Result
- -
SP_D_0.7.8
Number of UNCTs implementing UN-system commitments and advocacy on women’s equal participation in elections and temporary special measures in their support to Member States (CO)
2023 Result -
2021
Baseline
No No
2022
Milestone
- -
Result
True True
2023
Milestone
No No
Result
- -
2024
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2025
Target
- -
Result
- -

UN Women is an accountable and trustworthy development organization that manages its financial and other resources with integrity and in line with its programmatic ambitions and fiduciary obligations.

SP_O_1A
Implementation rate for regular resources (Desk Review)
2023 Result -
0
Baseline
- -
2022
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2023
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2024
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2025
Target
- -
Result
- -
SP_O_1B
Implementation rate for other resources (Desk Review)
2023 Result -
0
Baseline
- -
2022
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2023
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2024
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2025
Target
- -
Result
- -
SP_O_1D
Percentage of risk units meeting Enterprise Risk Management policy and framework requirements (Desk Review)
2023 Result -
0
Baseline
- -
2022
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2023
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2024
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2025
Target
- -
Result
- -
SP_O_1E

UN Women reports on this indicator in a global scope, signified by "(Desk Review)" at the end of the indicator statement (see the Our Global Results page for the global result)

A) Percentage of agreed long outstanding internal audit recommendations B) Percentage of agreed long outstanding external audit recommendations management need to complete action (Desk Review)
2023 Result -
0
Baseline
- -
2022
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2023
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2024
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2025
Target
- -
Result
- -
SP_O_1F
Percentage of offices compliant with a) Business continuity plans and processes b) Occupational Safety and Health requirements c) UNSMS Security policies (Desk Review)
2023 Result -
0
Baseline
- -
2022
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2023
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2024
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2025
Target
- -
Result
- -

UN Women strategically plans for and transforms its business model to deliver impact at scale, through agile and ethical leadership rooted in a continuous improvement culture.

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