Category: SDG 16 Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions
Pride Month is a time to pinkwash and sell more products in support of the LGBTQIA community. It’s also when we talk about inclusivity, equality and equity as part of sustainable development while discriminating against LGBTQIA members. At least, this is what we’ve been led to believe. On this day, the first Gay parade happened one year after the Stonewall riots. It serves as a reminder that we would be again witnessing the uprising of various minorities, fighting for their rights, which we’ve so conventionally shut out. While we are advocating for SDG2030 on fancier and non-controversial topics, we must focus on the goals of gender equality, reduced inequalities, and striving for peace, justice and strong institutions. It’s time to cater to universally progressive and inclusive ideas if we want the world to grow as ONE.
Children are the backbone of tomorrow’s society. Every child has the right to live a fruitful, purposeful life. Yet, millions are denied this right every single day. This article delves into my experience working with distressed children. And I hope it inspires you to take more concrete action the next time you come across a […]