Sustainable Development Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
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 6 is "Clean Water and Sanitation." As the UN puts it: "Clean, accessible water for all is an essential part of the world we want to live in."
This series highlights the stories of sisters around the world working to help communities attain clean water.
Maryknoll Sr. Patricia Ryan's nearly five decades of ministry defending human rights was recently recognized by Peru's National Coordinating Committee for Human Rights. She spoke to GSR about the rights of Indigenous people and exploitation of their land.
Global Sisters Report is supplementing NCR and EarthBeat coverage of COP26, the U.N. climate change conference in Glasgow, Scotland, with updates and dispatches sent to us by sisters and/or congregational representatives attending COP26 in person or virtually.
At the community Deepalaya ("house of light"), founded in 2006 in Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh, India, the Medical Mission Sisters cultivate food, welcome all creatures (except mosquitos) and care for Mother Earth.