Significantly reduce all forms of violence and related death rates everywhere.
End abuse, exploitation, trafficking and all forms of violence against and torture of children.
Violations of children's rights — including violence and child labour — in addition to human trafficking remain tragically common across the world. The visuals below show rates of childhood violence, labour, sexual abuse and human trafficking across the world.
Additional information and data can be found at our entry on Violence Against & Rights for Children.
Promote the rule of law at the national and international levels and ensure equal access to justice for all.
Substantially reduce corruption and bribery in all their forms.
Corruption is an issue imposing political, economic, and environmental costs to societies around the world. The effective functioning of institutions and political systems requires the development of trust and in transparent governance.
Broaden and strengthen the participation of developing countries in the institutions of global governance.
Developing equal representation in international organizations between States is an important target of the United Nations. The charts below show the proportion of membership from developing countries across a range of international organizations, and the proportion of voting rights each country is allocated across such organizations.
By 2030, provide legal identity for all, including birth registration.
An important indicator of the effectiveness of governance and institutional systems is the completeness of basic records, including birth and death registrations. Ensuring human, legal rights and justice for all requires the acknowledgement of all within official records. The chart below shows the completeness of birth registration across the world.
Ensure public access to information and protect fundamental freedoms, in accordance with national legislation and international agreements.
Open access to information and freedom of press represents an important institutional freedom. The charts below show the number of cases of killings of journalists and media personnel, and countries that adopt guarantees within policy and constitutions for public access to information.
Strengthen relevant national institutions, including through international cooperation to prevent violence and combat terrorism and crime.
The charts below show the share of countries that applied for accreditation within the Paris Principles for Human Rights Institutions, and those countries which have complied with these principles.