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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.
Indicator 5.5.1: Proportion of seats held by women in (a) national parliaments and (b) local governments
Target 5.5: Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life
|International organisations(s) responsible for global monitoring||
United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women)
Indicator 5.5.1(a): proportion of seats held by women in single or lower chambers of national parliaments.
Indicator 16.7.1: Proportions of positions (by age group, sex, persons with disabilities and population groups) in public institutions (national and local), including (a) the legislatures; (b) the public service; and (c) the judiciary, compared to national distributions