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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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outcome WCA_D_2.1XM-DAC-41146-WCA_D_2.1

A comprehensive and dynamic set of global norms and standards on gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls is strengthened and translated into gender-responsive laws, policies, and institutions in West and Central Africa Region.

Activity Details Resources Outcome Indicators and Results Strategic Note Outcome Progress Note Documents
Outcome details
SDG alignment
SDG Goal
SDG Goal
Impact areas
Impact areas
Women’s economic empowerment
Organizational outputs
Organizational outputs
Norms, laws, policies and institutions
Organizational outputs
Access to services, goods and resources
Policy marker GENDER EQUALITY
Humanitarian scope No
UN system function Intergovernmental Normative Support Support functions
Outcome Description

Global normative frameworks and gender-responsive laws, policies and institutions.

UN Partners
UN Partner
UNAIDS
UN Partner
UNDP
UN Partner
UNFPA
UN Partner
UNICEF
Resources
$496.45 K Planned Budget
$426.45 K Actual Budget
$496.45 K Planned Budget
$426.45 K Actual Budget and Shortfall
$104.92 K Expenses
Funding Partners Regular Resources (Core): Other Resources (Non-Core)/ Funding Partners: Total Other Resources (Non-Core) $401,451
Outcome Indicator and Results Plan Period : 2022-2025
OUTCOME WCA_D_2.1

A comprehensive and dynamic set of global norms and standards on gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls is strengthened and translated into gender-responsive laws, policies, and institutions in West and Central Africa Region.

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 0
2022
Baseline
3 3
2022
Milestone
- -
Result
0 0
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 8
2022
Baseline
8 8
2022
Milestone
- -
Result
8 8
2023
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2024
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2025
Target
10 10
Result
- -
Output Indicator and Results
OUTPUT WCA_D_2.1.1

UN Women in West and Central Africa effectively contributes to changes in skills or abilities and capacities of individuals or institutions and/or the availability of new products and services contributing to regional and national normative frameworks and gender-responsive laws, policies and institutions

Planned Budget: $1.10 M
Actual Budget and Shortfall: $852.90 K
Expenses: $209.84 K
SP_D_0.1.e

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 advance gender equality and women’s empowerment through national and/or local (multi) sectoral strategies, policies and/or action plans (CO, HQ)
2022 Result 9
2022
Baseline
10 10
2022
Milestone
- -
Result
9 9
2023
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2024
Milestone
- -
Result
- -
2025
Target
15 15
Result
- -
Strategic Note Outcome Progress Note Showing data of : 2022

A comprehensive and dynamic set of global norms and standards on gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls is strengthened and translated into gender-responsive laws, policies, and institutions in West and Central Africa Region.

In 2022, UN Women RO has been influential in positioning gender in post-covid19 recovery policies and reforms in the region. the Secretariat of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement organized the “AfCFTA Conference of Women and Youth in Trade”, the first-ever continental gender and trade policy advocacy, through UN Women’s support via its three regional offices of Arab States, East and Southern Africa and West and Central Africa, https://au-afcfta.org/wyit/ a West African Care advocacy coalition platform established to spur policy evidence, advocacy and change for women’s economic empowerment in the region. This was under the initiative of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), the African Development Bank, the UEMOA commission, UNECA and UN Women https://africa.unwomen.org/fr/stories/nouvelle/2022/10/colloque-international-pour-lautonomisation-economique-des-femmes-en-afrique-de-louest Key priorities to support women and girls participation in the green economy in Africa have been integrated in CSW66th Outcome document for Africa; and ECOWAS has adopted a Roadmap for Implementation of CSW66th which includes a pillar on ‘placing women at the center of the green economy’ with key recommendations and reforms. This is the result of UN Women’s research (joint report with AfDB on Green Jobs for Women in Africa); advocacy, and partnership brokering in West Africa (AfDB, GGGI, ECOWAS).
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