We’re wishing the Global Goals a happy first birthday! On this day last year, Australia was one of 193 countries that signed up to an ambitious set of goals and targets, known as the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Global Goals sit across the whole of the human experience – from ending hunger and poverty, achieving gender equality and ensuring inclusive and equitable education for all.
The Global Goals have the potential to transform the lives of millions of girls across the world and ensure girls’ rights are realised. Here are five ways the Global Goals can help girls learn, lead, thrive and decide:
The Global Goals presents the perfect opportunity for governments, business and civil society to work together to ensure girls rights are realised. However we cannot afford to lose any time – the world only has fourteen more years to make this a reality under the 2030 Agenda. It means that governments, business and civil society must speed up action to deliver on their commitments.