Donor investments targeting girls’ and women’s health, rights, and wellbeing have lagged in recent
years and more work needs to be done to improve the lives of girls and women, thus enabling
communities and nations to unlock their full potential. Under the new sustainable development
agenda, development actors from across the spectrum have an opportunity to abandon traditionally
siloed approaches and work together to positively impact girls’ and women’s lives through financial
investment and strengthened multi-sector partnerships that deliver on an integrated agenda. This
policy brief identifies interventions that can propel sustainable progress.