Some comments on the proposed sustainable development goals

Civil Society reacts to the proposed sustainable development goals  This review is posted on the Post 2015 Development & Policy section of the International Institute for Sustainable Development.  There are a number of responses including the 8 red flags of the Women’s Major Group.  ATD 4th World has a comment on poverty measurement and the Mining Group has a note on the fact that the human right to water is lacking. Target 5.2 of Goal 5 Achieve Gender Equality and empower women and girls has the following reference to trafficking ‘Eliminate all forms of violence against all women and girls in public and private spheres including trafficking and sexual and other types of exploitation.’  There is further reference in Goal 16 on peaceful and inclusive societies.  Target 16.2 reads end abuse, trafficking and all forms of violence and torture against children.’  If you wish to read the full document click here

 

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