Sustainable Development Goals - 17 Goals to Transform our World

Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Indicator 5.a.2: Proportion of countries where the legal framework (including customary law) guarantees women’s equal rights to land ownership and/or control

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The right to property is protected in the United States by the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Since 1849, California’s constitution has protected women’s rights not only to property acquired prior to marriage but to property acquired independently after marriage.

Proportion of countries where the legal framework (including customary law) guarantees women’s equal rights to land ownership and/or control

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Indicator name

Proportion of countries where the legal framework (including customary law) guarantees women’s equal rights to land ownership and/or control

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5.a.2

Target name

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

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5.a

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2

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FAO,World Bank, UN Women

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United States of America

Link to data source United States Constitution (Amendment V) opens in a new window
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