Sustainable Development Goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
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 16 is "Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions." As the UN puts it: "Access to justice for all, and building effective, accountable institutions at all levels."
This series includes stories of sisters standing up for human rights.
On the LCWR annual assembly's final day, women religious gathered virtually to map out their journey forward. Officers shared three initiatives to guide them, and the conference revisited its 2019-2022 resolution.
I help respond to the needs of thousands of Cameroonian refugees who live across 25 communities in this part of Nigeria. Despite the challenges, I find the mission fulfilling because it was a heartfelt call.