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‘A wake up call to the world’: Not one country on track to reach gender equality by 2030

Out of 193 countries, a new global index has found Australia is ranked number 10 in the world when it comes to gender equality.

  • Maani Truu
  • SBS

Australia has just cracked the top 10 when it comes to measuring gender equality, but there is still a lot of work to do, the first global index to track progress towards international targets has found.

The SDG Gender Index, developed by Equal Measures 2030, has reported that not one country is on track to reach the gender equality targets set out by the UN and signed by 193 countries in 2015 by the 2030 deadline.

These goals include ending violence against women and girls, widespread access to sexual and…

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