The Sustainable Development Agenda

Why are the SDGs Important?
The SDGs are important as they are a set of global efforts to fight extreme poverty and inequality. They aim to make long-lasting change in people’s lives, especially in the lives of children. The most important part of the SDGs, is that their central message is to leave no-one behind in making a better and brighter world. So regardless of your age, race, gender, location, economic status or disability, you deserve to receive full access to your rights.

No target should be considered met, unless met for all. As Save the Children South Africa, we will work towards ensuring that by 2030, government has committed to: some shocking south african statistics:

  • Providing everyone with quality healthcare 
  • ‚ÄčEnsuring everyone receives quality education 
  • Extreme poverty in our country is ended

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