8 Decent Work & Economic Growth

Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

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Targets

  • Offer opportunities for safe, creative work that motivates people’s development.
  • Ensure our natural resources are respected and protected in economic activities.
  • Promote decent work and safe working environments for all: men and women, youth, people with disabilities, and migrant workers.
  • Reduce the number of unemployed youth by increasing access
    to training.
  • Prevent and end forced labour and child labour in all forms.
  • Globally, take actions to give more jobs to young people.

"People were poor not because they were stupid or lazy. They worked all day long, doing complex physical tasks. They were poor because the financial institution in the country did not help them widen their economic base"

Muhammad Yunus