UN SDG Action Campaign- #ACT4SDGs

 

Mahal Agrawal/ The Spatial Perspectives (@TheSpatialP) curated Safecity’s Twitter handle @pinthecreep from 23rd to 28th September with the theme ‘Act for SDGs’ to honour the Global Goals Week to Act for SDGs.

On September 23, the topic of discussion was ‘Child rights: Actions for ensuring justice for all’ based on SDG 16- Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions. This TweetChat was conducted by Sony Bhatt, Lawyer, Social Entrepreneur. The TweetChat discussed the implementation of new laws and protecting children from cybercrimes.

Day 2 focused on SDG 03- Good Health and Well-being and SDG 05- Gender Equality. On September 24, Subarna Ghosh, Human Rights Activist, Co-founder, The Reright Foundation discussed ‘SafeBirth: Rewriting Maternal Health and well-being’. They talked about different components affecting maternal health and what we can do to improve maternal health.
On the same day, Dr Meena Shah, Founder, Namaste Life, conducted a TweetChat about ‘Educate to Empower to Enable: Maternal Health and Gender Equality’.

Day 3 focused on SDG 04- Quality Education, SDG 03 and SDG 05. On September 25, ‘Josh Talks- Empowering and Educating youth of their rights’ was discussed by Richa Chadha, a freelance journalist. This discussion commented on youth knowing more about their rights and their participation in society.

Day 4 focused on SDG 01- No Poverty, SDG 06- Clean Water and Sanitation, SDG 11- Sustainable Cities and Communities and SDG 15- Life On Land. On September 26, Priyanka Kumari, Visual Designer, conducted a TweetChat about ‘Documenting Water: Role of Narratives in ensuring clean water for all’. They discussed topics like water pollution and the global goal of clean water.
On September 26, Jennilee Kohima, Spatial Planning Lecturer, discussed ‘Building sustainable and inclusive cities for informalities’. They discussed how informal developments in the cities of Namibia have affected people and what they should do to change it.

Day 5 focused on SDG 02- Zero Hunger. On September 27, Namrata Sharma, Human Rights Activist, discussed ‘Sustainable Agriculture: Feeding the world’s hunger’. This TweetChat said how climate change is affecting agriculture in our country.

Day 6 focused on SDG 01, 11 and 15. On September 28, Renata Carvalho, Architect, discussed ‘Urban mobility for sustainable cities & communities’. In this TweetChat, they talked about how we should plan out cities.

Thus, we, at Safecity honoured the Global Goals Week by creating an extensive and elaborate dialogue about various Sustainable Development Goals. The motive was to spread awareness about where we stand today and to brainstorm about how we can develop a better and sustainable world. 

 

Tweetchats by Mahak Agrawal!

Child rights: Actions for ensuring justice for all
SafeBirth: Rewriting Maternal Health and well-being
Educate to Empower to Enable: Maternal Health and Gender Equality
Josh Talks- Empowering and Educating youth of their rights 
Documenting Water: Role of Narratives in ensuring clean water for all
Building sustainable and inclusive cities for informalities
Sustainable Agriculture: Feeding the world’s hunger 
Urban mobility for sustainable cities & communities

 

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