Tag Archives: millennium development goals

Girl Power – 2015 edition

Goal 3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women The Girl Effect Movement, recently published a list of eight “developments that show girls are getting the attention they deserve”, bringing some welcome optimism into the discussion. They have said it far … Continue reading

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More literacy, less indoctrination please

Goal 2: Achieve Universal Primary Education No modern day blog about global education rights is¬†complete without at least mentioning its greatest ambassador and icon: Malala Yousafzai. I recently saw the documentary about her life and was once again won over … Continue reading

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Tipping the scales

MDG¬†1: Eradicate Extreme Hunger and Poverty I remember seeing poverty as a child. I remember being astonished by the annoyance of people with fancy clothes and cars when being approached by a beggar. I remember asking my mother if we … Continue reading

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Fifteen years of MDG’s

Note: This post was first posted in May 2015 on my other blog, but it just doesn’t seem to fit there very well, so I decided to move it over here, where I think it will feel more at home. … Continue reading

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