Tag Archives: SDG’s

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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Global partnership

Goal 8: Develop a Global Partnership for Development The eighth goal formulated by the United Nations in 2000 as part of the Millennium Development Goals revolves around “global partnership”, which in the light of recent events and the current state … 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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A call to action

Earlier this year I published a blog in response to a debate regarding the Millennium development goals, that will come to an end this year. I promised myself I would dedicate a blog to every one of these goals. Months … 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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