The United Nations calls its 17 Sustainable Development Goals "the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all." With a target of achieving them by 2030, the goals are all interconnected and address the global challenges we face.

Goal 10 is "Reduced Inequalities." As the UN puts it: "To reduce inequalities, policies should be universal in principle, paying attention to the needs of disadvantaged and marginalized populations."

This series highlights some of the work sisters are doing around the world to reduce inequality.

Sisters' lending project helps women in poverty gain financial independence

This moment calls for a new consciousness: becoming an anti-racist

Women religious, inspired by current protests, also see long road ahead

'Saintly warrior' sister fights for lowest of low castes in India