What is the Clean Water and Sanitation goal, and why do we need it? • Water scarcity affects 40% of the world’s population and is projected to rise • 2.4 billion people lack access to basic sanitation services including toilets • Floods and water-related disasters account for 70% of natural disaster-related deaths… Continue reading #6 Clean Water and Sanitation: Sustainable Development Goals
What is Quality Education and why do we need it – Quality Education is the foundation to improving lives and development towards equality – Currently, 103 million youth worldwide lack basic literacy skills, and more than 60 per cent of them are women – education is critical in preventing unintended adolescent… Continue reading #4 Quality Education: Sustainable Development Goals
Firstly, apologies for the long delay since I’ve last posted (2 months – oops!) – a lot has been going on, and it’s probably going to get even busier! Going to try to keep posting though 🙂 Today has been a very special day, because I’ve celebrated the hard work of someone very important… Continue reading A Spring update!
Today, thousands of people around the world decided that they wanted their voice to be heard. Women, men, children, people of all backgrounds and customs knew that by uniting, they could make a difference. That’s really what my blog is about – the power of people. There are so many issues, and by realising what… Continue reading Reflections – 21/1/17 Women’s March
What is hunger? A feeling of discomfort/weakness caused by a lack of food coupled with the desire to eat Food insecurity: households that lack the means to get nutritious food on a regular basis 1 in 5 US children don’t get enough to eat, 1 in 9 people worldwide are undernourished There are approximately 795 million… Continue reading #2 Zero Hunger: Sustainable Development Goals
What is poverty? The Oxford English Dictionary defines it as: ‘The condition of having little or no wealth or few material possessions’ International poverty line: US$1.90 and under per person per day (2011) The Problem: around 18 000 children globally die each day from poverty-related causes leads to social tensions and inequalities in society hunger,… Continue reading #1 No Poverty: Sustainable Development Goals