In 1990 the United Nations established eight Millennium Development Goals to be accomplished by the year 2015. One of the eight goals is to improve the social and economic conditions in the world’s poorest countries, another is to promote gender equality and empower women.
In the global war on poverty and in the fight for gender equality, social entrepreneurs are proving battle worthy. This includes everyone from Bill Gates to Global Girlfriends to the smaller, up and coming social ventures found within the electronic files of this website. Progress has been made toward the Millennium Goals http://www.un.org/millenniumgoals. In years to come when studies show a more significant shift away from extreme poverty, towards economic equality between men, women and nations, people will undoubtedly ask, “How did this happen?
In this war, these nonprofits and enterprises are on the front lines. They are “in country” making a real, measurable social impact. The organization listed below is gauging the difference it’s making and their research will inevitably serve as empirical evidence in answer to the question, “How did this happen?”
Check out the link below, the statistics are very, very encouraging.