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MDG 2: Education

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Malala Yousafzai was shot and almost killed by Taliban militants in Pakistan on her way home from school, yet her survival only made her a greater global advocate for universal education.

MDG 3: Women’s Empowerment

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Women in Nepal are getting a chance to learn skills in areas such as traditional weaving. Now they are leaving the comfort of their homes to set up their own small businesses to lift themselves out of poverty. With ...

MDG 4: Child Mortality

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In Ethiopia, the effort to deploy health workers to even the most remote parts of the country has helped bring about a steep reduction in child mortality. Supported by UNICEF, these workers are keeping Ethiopia on tra...

MDG 5: Maternal Health

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Child marriage not only violates the human rights of girls, but also gravely threatens their lives, education, and future prospects. When girls are married, they are expected to begin childbearing while still children...

MDG 6: HIV/AIDS

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A quarter of Botswana's population lives in rural areas. To stem the spread of HIV/AIDS, mobile testing units are being sent to remote villages in an effort to reverse what is reported to be the 2nd highest HIV/AIDS p...

MDG 7: Environmental Sustainability

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The land is dry around Katikati village in northern Tanzania and water is scarce. The Maasai here travel up to 100 kilometres a day searching for water, and it's a dangerous journey.