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Engendering Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) in the Context of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda

Rosalinda Pineda Ofreneo, April 2019

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Summary :

According to SSE advocates, SSEs can be instrumental in achieving the 2030 Development Agenda by addressing many Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). (UNTFSSE, 2014). With respect to SDG 5, “Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls,” SSE initiatives can be relevant to the following specific targets:

  • Recognize and value unpaid care and domestic work through the provision of public services, infrastructure and social protection policies and the promotion of shared responsibility within the household and family…

  • Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadershipat all levels of decision-making in political, economic, and public life.

  • Undertake reforms to give women equal rights to economic resources, as well as acess to ownership and control over land, other forms of property, financial ervices, inheritance and natural resources, in accordance with national laws.