In 2015, world leaders adopted the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. Also known as the Global Goals, these 17 interrelated goals and their 169 associated targets are designed to guide global development, eliminate human rights violations and ultimately create fair and prosperous world for current and future generations.
ALLIANCE 8.7 IS THE GLOBAL INITIATIVE SUPPORTING PROGRESS TOWARDS TARGET 8.7 AT ALL LEVELS
Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
Take immediate and effective measures to eradicate forced labour, end modern slavery and human trafficking and secure the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour, including recruitment and use of child soldiers, and by 2025 end child labour in all its forms.
Progress towards achieving Target 8.7 also contributes to the following related Targets:
Eliminate all forms of violence against all women and girls in the public and private spheres, including trafficking and sexual and other types of exploitation
End abuse, exploitation, trafficking and all forms of violence against and torture of children
Promote the rule of law at the national and international levels and ensure equal access to justice for all
Strengthen relevant national institutions, including through international cooperation, for building capacity at all levels, in particular in developing countries, to prevent violence and combat terrorism and crime