Governments Fall Short on Fulfilling Commitments to Women and Girls

At the UN's Commission on the Status of Women last month, governments missed the opportunity to to make concrete commitments to support the promises of the 2030 Agenda for women and girls.

Women’s Groups Call on Governments to Follow Through on Commitments to Gender Equality

  • March 10, 2016

Advocates are calling for governments to commit financial resources to organizations that advocate for women’s human rights.

Dinah Musindarwezo of FEMNET on the 2030 Agenda

  • January 7, 2016

Dinah Musindarwezo of FEMNET about the critical role the women's movement played in the formation of the Sustainable Development Goals, also known as the 2030 Agenda.

Empowering Girls Is Key to Sustainable Development

A recent panel at the Wilson Center discussed how achieving the goals of the 2030 Agenda rests largely upon how successful the world is in advancing the rights of adolescent girls.

Women’s Groups Applaud UN Sustainable Development Goals

  • September 25, 2015

The newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals truly meet the needs and consider the rights of women and girls.

Global Development Plan Signals a Turning Point for Women and Girls

The commitments to sexual and reproductive health and rights made in the Sustainable Development Goals reflect much of what is needed to ensure that all women and girls can lead full and healthy lives.

Women’s Participation and Leadership are Critical to Achieving the 2030 Agenda

Women's full and effective participation in political, economic, and public life is essential to achieving gender equality; the 2030 Agenda holds great promise to achieve this goal.

Can We End Child Marriage Once and for All?

The 2030 Agenda has committed to ending harmful practices such as child marriage and female genital mutilation. Governments must now examine the causes and consequences of these practices in order to face them head-on and eliminate them.

2030 Agenda: What Does it Mean for the U.S.?

The U.S. has committed to achieve the 2030 Agenda domestically, but it also has an important role to play as a global leader in ensuring that this ambitious agenda stays true to its commitment to women and girls worldwide.

Making Sexual and Reproductive Health Services Accessible for Everyone, Everywhere

Women's health and rights advocates will have to collaborate with the public sector to ensure the goals to ensure universal sexual and reproductive health care are achieved.