After nearly three years of negotiations, 193 Member States of the United Nations have agreed to the most comprehensive agenda ever on global sustainable development. At the center of this agreement—Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development—are the Sustainable Development Goals, a set of 17 goals and 169 targets aimed at eradicating poverty by 2030. They include a range of actions, including: ending hunger, improving health, strengthening education, protecting the environment, and promoting economic growth.

This fact sheet provides a brief overview of the Sustainable Development Goals that will make the most significant impact in the lives of women and girls.