SDG 5: Gender equality, SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth
Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire: Sustainable Development Goal 5 aims to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. Volunteering offers an excellent way of empowering women, allowing them to show what they are capable of, while acquiring new skills and capacities.
Volunteering also allows women to access sectors usually reserved to men, and to take on new roles, especially as leaders and managers. Women volunteers can serve as role models, and inspire others to follow in their footsteps. An additional reason to volunteer!
07 March 2016