UNSDG #16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

The threats of international homicide, violence against children, human trafficking and sexual violence are important to address to promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development. They pave the way for the provision of access to justice for all and for building effective, accountable institutions at all levels.

While homicide and trafficking cases have seen significant progress over the past decade, there are still thousands of people at greater risk of intentional murder within Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa and around Asia. Children’s rights violations through aggression and sexual violence continue to plague many countries around the world, especially as under-reporting and lack of data aggravate the problem.

To tackle these challenges and build a more peaceful, inclusive societies, there needs to be more efficient and transparent regulations put in place and comprehensive, realistic government budgets. One of the first steps towards protecting individual rights is the implementation of worldwide birth registration and the creation of more independent national human rights institutions around the world.
UN Sustainable Development Goals


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Wednesday, April 27th
10:45 AM

Asian Hate Crimes in America

Sreevardhan Atyam '24, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Vikram Rao '24, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Raphael Talusan '24, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

We are aligned with UNSDG #16, Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions. We are analyzing where Asian hate crimes increased the most in America after Covid-19, how the numbers of hate crimes differ from the outbreak of Covid-19, and options as to how America and its people can make a change. We are trying to answer why they increased in ... Read More

10:45 AM - 11:05 AM