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Hiroshima for Global Peace

SDGs: Goal 5What is SDGs?: Goal 5. Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were formally adopted on 25 September 2015 by United Nations General Assembly.

What is each goal of SDGs and our initiatives to achieve the goal?

Goal 5. Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

5.1 End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere
5.2 Eliminate all forms of violence against all women and girls in the public and private spheres, including trafficking and sexual and other types of exploitation
5.3 Eliminate all harmful practices, such as child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation
5.4 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 the family as nationally appropriate
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
5.6 Ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights as agreed in accordance with the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development and the Beijing Platform for Action and the outcome documents of their review conferences
5.a 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
5.b Enhance the use of enabling technology, in particular information and communications technology, to promote the empowerment of women
5.c Adopt and strengthen sound policies and enforceable legislation for the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls at all level

Reference: https://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/RES/70/1&Lang=E

Hiroshima's initiative for SDGs

SDGs and Business with an Eye on the Future

Hiroshima Prefecture created a booklet compiled and introduced as a collection of leading examples of SDGs business by local companies in Hiroshima. Hiroshima Prefecture aims to promote the SDGs business through these kind of initiatives.

SDGs and Business with an Eye on the Future

Company's initiative

Satake Corporation

Creation of workplaces where employees feel comfortable and fulfilled in their work

Satake Corporation

Keishukai Inohara Dental & Rehabilitation Clinic

Multi-Disciplinary Team Supports “Diet” at Dental Clinic

Keishukai Inohara Dental & Rehabilitation Clinic

Day Service Center Short Stay Megumi-en Hiro, Nishinihon Denko Co., Ltd.

Protect Health and Smiles in the Community

Day Service Center Short Stay Megumi-en Hiro, Nishinihon Denko Co., Ltd.

Eisho Fukushikai

Childcare to Nurture the Future and Work Style of Staff Members

Eisho Fukushikai

Ricoh Japan Corp.

Create Easy-to-Work Environments and Realize Fulfillment of Each Employee

Ricoh Japan Corp.

Matsuda Seitai Co., Ltd.

Widely Sharing People’s Prayers for Peace in the Form of Products

Matsuda Seitai Co., Ltd.

What is SDGs?

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a universal goals that every countries take action to end poverty, protect the planet and improve the lives and prospects of everyone, everywhere. SDGs are composed of 17 Goals and 169 Targets and the pledge to leave no one behind.

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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