Latin America Looks to SDGs, but Still Lags on Some MDGs

25 Sep 2015 by Local Press Report

In the last 15 years, Latin America and the Caribbean have met several key targets included in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs); however, as the world is setting out on a new challenge, meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) -– the roadmap from here to 2030 –- the region must make a bigger effort to fight, for example, maternal mortality and teen pregnancy, two of its biggest failures with regard to the MDGs, partly due to a patriarchal, sexist culture.

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