Goal 1
Full Gender Equality in All Spheres of Life
2023 Targets

Priority Areas: Women Empowerment

Equal economic rights for women, including the rights to own and inherit property, sign a contract, save, register and manage a business and own and operate a bank account by 2026
At least 20% of women in rural areas have access to and control productive assets, including land and grants, credit, inputs, financial service and information
At least 30% of all elected officials at local, regional and national levels are Women as well as in judicial institutions
At least 25% of annual public procurement at national and sub-national levels are awarded to Women
Increase gender parity in decision making positions at all levels to at least 50-50 between Women and Men
Solemn Declaration Index (SDI) developed by GIMAG and ECA on Gender is computed bi-annually and used in making policy / resource allocation decisions.
Increase gender parity in decision making positions at all levels in pan African organizations to at least 50-50 between women and men
High Level Panel on Women Empowerment operational by 2016
Fund for African Women is operational by 2017

Priority Areas: Violence and Discrimination against Women and Girls

End all harmful social norms and customary practices against women and girls (e.g. FGM, Child marriages) and those that promote violence and discrimination against women and girls
Reduce 2013 levels of violence against women and Girls by at least 20%
Eliminate all barriers to quality education, health and social services for Women and Girls by 2020
End all forms of political, legal or administrative discrimination against Women and Girls by 2023
Reduce by 50% all harmful social norms and customary practices against women and girls and those that promote violence and discrimination against women and girls
Fully implement Executive Council Decision on Gender Parity in the African Union by 2020

Priority Areas: Youth Empowerment and Children’s Rights

Reduce 2013 rate of youth unemployment by at least 25%; in particular female youth
Youth business start-ups including female youth in all business start-ups is at least 15%
At least 50% of youth who cannot go on to have tertiary education are provided with TVET
At least 50% of Youth and Children are engaged in talent based development programmes, leisure and recreation
End all forms of violence, child labour exploitation and child marriage and human trafficking
Recruitment of Child soldiers is ended
At least 20% of Youth and Children are engaged in sports activities
Full implementation of the provision of African Charter on the Rights of the Youth is attained
End all forms of child marriages
Goal 2
Engaged and Empowered Youth and Children
2023 Targets

Priority Areas:

Reduce 2013 rate of youth unemployment by at least 25%; in particular female youth
Youth business startups including female youth in all business startups is at least 15%
At least 50% of youth who cannot go on to have tertiary education are provided with TVET
End all forms of violence, child labor exploitation, child marriage and human trafficking
Recruitment of Child soldiers is ended
At least 20% of Youth and Children are engaged in sports activities
Full implementation of the provision of African Charter on the Rights of the Youth is attained
Full implementation of the provision of African Charter on the Rights and welfare of the Child is attained
Full Gender Equality in All Spheres of Life