Securing fairly paid work is crucial to help individuals escape poverty. On a macro level, the taxes generated allow governments to pay for public services such as healthcare and education. UN SDG 8 is about creating decent work for everyone and achieving an annual economic growth of at least 7% in the poorest countries62.
Violent conflict has an adverse effect on the country’s economic development and growth. These places also breed opportunities for crime and exploitation. UN SDG 10 & 16 promotes taking measures and adoption of sound policies to protect these vulnerable groups, regardless of sex, race or ethnicity63