Gender equality is crucial for peaceful societies and is recognised in the UN's Sustainable Development Goals. In 2022, Togo ranked 127 out of 144 countries on the SDG Gender Index. This brief examines the progress made on gender equality in Togo compared to other West African countries. It presents indicators and policy analysis related to women's rights, access to resources and representation in public life. These three dimensions point out the progress made on women’s economic empowerment, gender-based violence and social norms which are core elements of gender equality.