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outcome WCA_D_1.2XM-DAC-41146-WCA_D_1.2

Global normative frameworks, laws, policies and institutions in West and Central Africa Region are more gender responsive (SP Outcome 1)

Activity Details Resources Outcome Indicators and Results Strategic Note Outcome Progress Note Documents
Outcome details
SDG alignment
SDG Goal
Impact areas
Impact areas
Governance and participation in public life
Organizational outputs
Organizational outputs
Norms, laws, policies and institutions
Policy marker GENDER EQUALITY
Humanitarian scope No
UN system function Integrated policy advice and thought leadership Support functions
Outcome Description

Description: Provision of technical assistance to strengthen legislative frameworks and encourage reforms to promote gender balance. Specifically, constitutions and legal frameworks should expressly provide for women’s right to political participation; promote gender balance and/or parity as a fundamental democratic principle.

UN Partners
UN Partner
UNAIDS
UN Partner
UNDP
UN Partner
UNFPA
UN Partner
UNICEF
Resources
$15.00 K Planned Budget
$15.00 K Actual Budget
$15.00 K Planned Budget
$15.00 K Actual Budget and Shortfall
$7.98 K Expenses
Funding Partners Regular Resources (Core):
Outcome Indicator and Results Plan Period : 2022-2025
OUTCOME WCA_D_1.2

Global normative frameworks, laws, policies and institutions in West and Central Africa Region are more gender responsive (SP Outcome 1)

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Number of laws that were adopted, revised or repealed to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment (CO)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
2022 Result 4
2022
Baseline
10 10
2022
Milestone
- -
Result
4 4
2023
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2024
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2025
Target
- -
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
2022 Result 1
2022
Baseline
8 8
2022
Milestone
- -
Result
1 1
2023
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2024
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2025
Target
- -
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
2022 Result True
2022
Baseline
25 25
2022
Milestone
- -
Result
True True
2023
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2024
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2025
Target
40 40
Result
- -
SP_D_1.1

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)

SDG 5.5.1: Proportion of seats held by women in (a) national parliaments, (b) local governments and (c) executive positions/ministers (cabinets) held by women (Desk Review)
SDG
sdg
Goal 5

Common indicators are those that appear verbatim the same in at least two entities' results frameworks and are drawn, where possible, directly from other globally agreed frameworks.

Common
sdg
UNDP
2022 Result -
0
Baseline
- -
2022
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2023
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2024
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2025
Target
- -
Result
- -
Output Indicator and Results
OUTPUT WCA_D_1.2.1

Changes attribute to UNW in skills or abilities and capacities of individuals or institutions and/for the availability of new products and services contributing to Global normative frameworks and gender responsive laws, policies and institutions.

Planned Budget: $30.00 K
Actual Budget and Shortfall: $30.00 K
Expenses: $15.97 K
SP_D_0.1.d

In addition to results reported by UN Women field offices (shown here), results achieved in countries and territories through the United Nations Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (UNTF) are included in a non-duplicative manner in the global reporting on this indicator (see the Our Global Results page).

Number of partners that have increased capacities to promote/influence gender responsive legislation (CO, HQ)
2022 Result 1
2022
Baseline
6 6
2022
Milestone
- -
Result
1 1
2023
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2024
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2025
Target
10 10
Result
- -
Strategic Note Outcome Progress Note Showing data of : 2022

Global normative frameworks, laws, policies and institutions in West and Central Africa Region are more gender responsive (SP Outcome 1)

3 countries: DRC, Sierra Leone and Liberia adopted affirmative actions in 2022 DRC: In June 2022, the new elections law was adopted including new provisions such as exempting the political parties from the deposit if their lists include 50% of women candidates. While political parties might opt for the deposit and pay instead of having equal representation on the lists, the procedure itself is a significant progress in a country where women are only 12% at the parliament today The Sierra Leone House of Parliament passed the Gender Equality, and Women’s Empowerment Acts in late November 2022 which introduces 30% gender quota in the elective positions. The Political Parties Registration Commission Act adopted in December 2022 also requires political parties to have 30 % nominations of women to elective positions, as well as 30 per cent women in the executives of all cadres of political parties i.e., at ward/ section, institutions, district, and national levels. Non-compliance by political parties to PPRC Act 2022 will result in rejection of submission of Party lists by the Electoral Commission Sierra Leone. In September 2022, the Liberian Legislature passed An Act to amend certain Sections of the New Elections Law (1986) which includes amendments to Section 4.5 on the nomination of candidates. Section 4.5 (1b) and (1c) replaces “endeavor to ensure” and “endeavor to have” with “shall have no less than” 30% of each gender in its governing body and on its candidate lists. Moreover, the Act includes much-needed accountability mechanisms by providing for fines and list rejection
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