Improved maternal health benefits the whole of society.
The Green Climate Fund is very much a strategic building block in the architecture for financing sustainable development.
The targets we all agree on - every country in the world except the U.S., Nicaragua, and Syria - will have targets under the Paris Agreement. So everyone knows what the targets should be, and then we can have a difference of opinion on exactly how these emissions will be reduced.
If you always have consciousness of gender equality at the heart of your policies, then you will have much more democratic, much more sustainable development.
I think the reaction to the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement has been rather overwhelming.
Midwives not only save lives. They are also actors of social change.
Every second minute, a woman or a girl dies in the world due to pregnancy.
It should be self-evident that women have the right to make decisions about their own bodies. Yet throughout history, those in power - usually men - have tried to control women's bodies.
President Donald Trump's decision to ban American aid to all organisations that in any way advocate women's right to abortions is very unfortunate. All experience shows that this kind of decision does not reduce the number of abortions; rather, it forces girls and women to revert to life-threatening procedures.
Sweden's development is based on the equal rights of men and women. We know that investments in gender equality and sexual and reproductive rights pay off.
The world need strong leadership for women's rights.
I am proud to represent the first explicitly feminist government in the world, and one that has been at the forefront of advocating for greater attention to women, peace, and security.
We are convinced that gender equality is the foundation of sustainable peace and development and that gender-based violence needs to be addressed head-on as part of the efforts to build peace.
The impacts of climate change are almost immeasurable.
Democracy is something you have to participate in.