Sustainable Development Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

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The United Nations calls its 17 Sustainable Development Goals "the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all." With a target of achieving them by 2030, the goals are all interconnected and address the global challenges we face.

Goal 8 is "Decent Work and Economic Growth." As the UN puts it: "Sustainable economic growth will require societies to create the conditions that allow people to have quality jobs."

This series includes stories of sisters striving to create economic justice for all.

Sisters protest in streets against economic crises in Sri Lanka

Apr 13, 2022

'Disability is not inability,' Assumption Sisters teach girls in central Kenya

Dec 09, 2021

In the face of catastrophic climate change, sisters join call for a just transition

Oct 25, 2021

Campaign aims to keep seafarers' livelihoods afloat during coronavirus hardships

Jun 03, 2021