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Decent Work And Economic Growth

13.6% young people are unemployed worldwide, reaching over 50% in some countries.

-data.worldbank.org

21 million people are victims of forced labor.

-ilo.org

2.2 million people in slavery are exploited by governments.

-afrobarometer.org

What does #DecentWork and #EconomicGrowth mean as a goal?

We have a couple of targets that we are trying to hit by 2030, the world’s major deadline. Meaning, if we hit them, we achieve the overall goal.

1.) Full employment and fair compensation.

By 2030, achieve full and productive employment and decent work for all women and men, including for young people and persons with disabilities, and equal pay for work of equal value.

2.) Minimum 7% growth of the global economy annually.

Sustain per capita economic growth in accordance with national circumstances and, in particular, at least 7 percent gross domestic product growth per annum in the least developed countries.

3.) End forced labor and slavery.

Take immediate and effective measures to eradicate forced labor, end modern slavery and human trafficking and secure the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labor, including recruitment and use of child soldiers, and by 2025 end child labor in all its forms.

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