Perú and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030

As an organization focused on empowering women in IT throughout Peru, WIT Peru identifies directly with 5 of the goals set for 2030 by the UN.

Date of redaction: September 26, 2022
Made by Estefanía Pomajambo Figueroa



WIT Peru seeks to "ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all", fulfilling the following 5 targets of SDG 4:

Target 4.3.

“By 2030, ensure equal access for all women and men to affordable and quality technical, vocational and tertiary education, including university”

Target 4.5.

“By 2030, eliminate gender disparities in education and ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and children in vulnerable situations”

Target 4.7.

“By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development”

Target 4.a.

“Build and upgrade education facilities that are child, disability and gender sensitive and provide safe, non-violent, inclusive and effective learning environments for all”

Target 4.b.

By 2020, substantially expand globally the number of scholarships available to developing countries (…) for enrolment in higher education, including vocational training and information and communications technology, technical, engineering and scientific programmes, in developed countries and other developing countries”


Gender Equality

In the case of SDG 5, WIT Peru seeks to comply with the provisions: "Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls." To do this, it is directly identified with the following 5 targets:

Target 5.1.

“End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere”

Target 5.4.

“Recognize and value unpaid care and domestic work through (…) the promotion of shared responsibility within the household and the family”

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”

Target 5.b.

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

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”


Decent work and labour rights

WIT Peru, through the promotion of employment and training of women in IT, agrees with the UN on SDG 8: "Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all". Specifically, it identifies with the following three targets.

Target 8.3.

“Promote development-oriented policies that support productive activities, decent job creation, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and encourage the formalization and growth of micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises, including through access to financial services”

Target 8.5.

“By 2030, achieve full and productive employment and decent work for all women and men, including for young people and persons with disabilities, and equal pay for work of equal value”

Target 8.8.

“Protect labour rights and promote safe and secure working environments for all workers, including migrant workers, in particular women migrants, and those in precarious employment”


Technology, innovation and accessibility

As a fourth objective pursued by WIT Peru, work is being done to promote innovation and sustainable industrialization, in a similar way to what is stated in the UN's SDG 9: “Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation”. Of the targets established for this SDG, we agree on two mainly:

Target 9.b.

“Support domestic technology development, research and innovation in developing countries, including by ensuring a conducive policy environment for, inter alia, industrial diversification and value addition to commodities”

Target 9.c.

“Significantly increase access to information and communications technology and strive to provide universal and affordable access to the Internet in least developed countries by 2030”


Reduction of international inequalities

Finally, in conjunction with SDG 10, "Reduce inequality within and between countries", WIT Peru supports the realization of the following targets.

Target 10.1.

“By 2030, progressively achieve and sustain income growth of the bottom 40 per cent of the population at a rate higher than the national average”

Target 10.2.

“By 2030, empower and promote the social, economic and political inclusion of all, irrespective of age, sex, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion or economic or other status”

Target 10.3.

“Ensure equal opportunity and reduce inequalities of outcome, including by eliminating discriminatory laws, policies and practices and promoting appropriate legislation, policies and action in this regard”


SDG Indicators (United Nations).

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