The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) aim to eradicate poverty, improve societies and ensure international stability. The Dutch government is committed to achieving them by 2015. The MDG3 Fund invests in projects that promote equal rights and opportunities for women and girls. The Fund supports 45 projects worldwide.
The projects are aimed at securing property and inheritance rights for women, promoting equality of employment conditions and equal employment opportunities, increasing women’s participation in politics and public administration, and stopping violence against women. The activities differ widely, but all were selected for their contribution towards achieving the Millenium Development Goals (MDGs) in 2015.