Gender Equality

Target 5.1

End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere

All the policies of SamSMU are equal for representatives of any sex.


5.1.1 Whether or not legal frameworks are in place to promote, enforce and monitor equality and non‑discrimination on the basis of sex

Target 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.

With the help of the students' scientific society a set of events was organized by SamSMU in 2019 on prevention of any kind of violence against women.


5.2.1 Proportion of ever-partnered women and girls aged 15 years and older subjected to physical, sexual or psychological violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months, by form of violence and by age

5.2.2 Proportion of women and girls aged 15 years and older subjected to sexual violence by persons other than an intimate partner in the previous 12 months, by age and place of occurrence

Target 5.3

Eliminate all harmful practices, such as child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation.

Same as above.


5.3.1 Proportion of women aged 20-24 years who were married or in a union before age 15 and before age 18

5.3.2 Proportion of girls and women aged 15-49 years who have undergone female genital mutilation/cutting, by age

Target 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

According to the national policy all women have the right to have paid domestic and care work after the birth of a child. The same is supported and promoted in SamSMU.


5.4.1 Proportion of time spent on unpaid domestic and care work, by sex, age and location

Target 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


5.5.1 Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments and local governments

The percentage of the female senior academic staff has increased in SamSMU from 33,3% to 39,5%.

5.5.2 Proportion of women in managerial positions

Target 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.

The work on this target was distributed among the following structures: the three Chairs of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Chair of Psychiatry, the Clinics of Samara State Medical University. All the students have free access to reproductive health care in the Clinics of Samara State Medical university.


5.6.1 Proportion of women aged 15-49 years who make their own informed decisions regarding sexual relations, contraceptive use and reproductive health care

5.6.2 Number of countries with laws and regulations that guarantee women aged 15-49 years access to sexual and reproductive health care, information and education

Target 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.

Not relevant


5.a.1 (a) Proportion of total agricultural population with ownership or secure rights over agricultural land, by sex; and (b) share of women among owners or rights-bearers of agricultural land, by type of tenure

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

Target 5.b

Enhance the use of enabling technology, in particular information and communications technology, to promote the empowerment of women.

The data collection on this issue has started in 2019 in SamSMU.


5.b.1 Proportion of individuals who own a mobile telephone, by sex

Target 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 levels.

The review of all the internal policies has been started in order to check whether any improvements can be done towards this issue.


5.c.1 Proportion of countries with systems to track and make public allocations for gender equality and women’s empowerment

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