Focus on Gender: Rooting SDG commitments in reality

Rooting SDG commitments in reality

A UN working group has recently released a ‘zero’ draft proposing 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and related targets to replace the Millennium Development Goals, which expire next year. Some experts have criticised the draft because it lacks detail on how the goals might be delivered.

But the draft does contain some concrete points about how to empower women. Aside from the specific goal of attaining gender equality and empowering women and girls everywhere, there is another goal that refers to strengthened and enhanced means of implementation for all SDGs. Read more