REVIEW OF MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS FOR STUDENTS

MDG LogoIn the year 2000, every country at the UN agreed on goals to work on until the year 2015.  We are now in the process of reviewing progress on the work on those goals. You could help by answering one, several, or all of the questions below. Please send your responses to:  maryjotto@snd1.org

Goal 1: Eradicate Extreme Poverty and Hunger

What does poverty look like in your community? How does poverty impact girls in your community? Do people have enough food to eat in your community? Are you and/or anyone you know ever hungry?

Goal 2: Achieve Universal Primary Education

Do the same number of boys and girls go to school? How long do girls go to school in your community? If girls drop out, why do they drop out? What’s your hope for education?

Goal 3: Promote gender equality and empower women

What does equality mean to you? What does it look like in your school, community or family?

Goal 4: Reduce Child Mortality.

Do girls and boys have access to doctors and hospitals in your community? If not, what do you think girls and boys need in order to be healthy? If you are sick, where do you go or what do you to get healthy? What do you think a healthy family looks like?

Goal 5: Improve Maternal Health

Are there young mothers or teen moms in your school or community?What struggles or difficulties do they face as young mothers? What would you want the UN to do to help them?

Goal 6: Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria, and other Diseases.

Have you ever been told about how to prevent HIV/AIDS, Malaria, and other sicknesses? What does being healthy mean to you?

Goal 7: Ensure Environmental Sustainability

Are your lands and waters clean and safe? Have you ever felt that your water was unclean? Do you grow food in your community, and if so, is there enough? Is there enough food to go around?

Goal 8:  Develop a Global Partnership for Development

Which persons and which organizations are most helpful to girls in your village or community, helping you with education and personal growth? Which government programs do this?

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