SDG 5

 

 

Goal 5: Achieve Gender Equality and empower all women and girls

Targets to be of relevance for Austria in the context of meetPASS:
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

Integrating climate change measures into national policies, strategies and planning (SDG 13.2) could affect the achievment of SDG 5 or vice versa.
Possible relationships between these two SDGs are given below.
Please read each suggested relationship/claim/hypothesis and indicate your assessment of them.

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Climate measures focusing on mobility reduce gender inequality, since the carbon footprint of men is higher than that of women.
How would you assess this relationship/claim/hypothesis?

Given disproportionate occurrence of energy poverty in female headed households, measures reducing energy poverty may affect the situation of women.
How would you assess this relationship/claim/hypothesis?

In societies with a high degree of equality the carbon footprint is lower.
How would you assess this relationship/claim/hypothesis?