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Women represent the majority of Brazil’s population (51.6% in 2017). However, only 12% of the landowners are women and just 5.5% own agricultural land in Brazil (IBGE, Agricultural Census, 2006). This gender disparity is just part of the immense problem women face in terms of land rights in Brazil. A major issue is the persistent gap between what is in the law and what happens in practice.
Foundation Center has been tracking philanthropy's support for the Sustainable Development Goals since the beginning. Our data shows that foundations have contributed more than $50 billion toward achieving the SDGs since January 2016, when the SDG agenda was formally launched, and we are tracking that number in real time.
Designed for senior decision makers in established or growing nonprofit (NGO) organizations in South and Southeast Asia, this new program is offered in association with Dasra, India's leading strategic philanthropy foundation, and with Ashoka University. Exploring best practices in nonprofit strategy, governance, and leadership, the program will prepare you to build a high-performance organization that can fulfill its mission, expand its scope, and achieve its potential for improving lives.
New York City will release its “Voluntary Local Review” of SDG progress at the 2018 session of the HLPF. The VLR will look at the City’s progress on a set of key SDGs, reflect on successes and identify areas where New York can learn from others to address challenges. The VLR is produced by the Global Vision | Urban Action programme of the Mayor’s Office for International Affairs in close collaboration with relevant NYC agencies.