10 July 2014

African social workers say growth has not improved social conditions

Social workers from across Africa meet in Johannesburg recently to send messages to their governments and international development agencies. The Voices For Development Conference will inform regional and national governments that it is not acceptable that regional economic growth has not translated into positive social outcomes.

Realising the importance of hearing the views of social work practitioners, UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon sent a message to the conference stating:

Read full article on The Guardian.