Maintaining Sustainable Development through Gender Equality in Village Savings and Loans Associations Partners of FVS-Amie des Enfants in Makamba, Burundi

Authors

  • Spes Nihangaza School of Organizational Leadership, International Leadership University, J984+F98, Bujumbura, Burundi
  • Emmanuel Kwizera School of Organizational Leadership, International Leadership University, J984+F98, Bujumbura, Burundi

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.56225/ijassh.v2i4.206

Keywords:

Gender equality, Sustainable development, Village savings, Loans associations partners

Abstract

Today, gender inequality persists everywhere and stagnates social progress. Women and girls represent half of the world’s population and half its potential. Inequalities faced by girls can begin right at birth and follow them all their lives. In some countries, girls are deprived of access to health care or proper nutrition, leading to a higher mortality rate. Thus, this study was about maintaining sustainable development through gender equality in village savings and loan associations’ partners of FVS-Amie des enfants in Makamba. The purpose of the study was to investigate the effect of gender equality on sustainable development to promote poverty reduction, family welfare, education of children, and access to health services. The study employed a correlational research design and opted for the quantitative methods. The study used a sample size of 130 subjects and used survey techniques to gather primary data. The results indicate a strong positive and significant relationship between gender equality and sustainable development. The study concludes that implementing gender equality contributes to effective, sustainable development. Therefore, gender equality should be emphasized to improve sustainable development.

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Published

2023-11-30

How to Cite

Nihangaza, S., & Kwizera, E. (2023). Maintaining Sustainable Development through Gender Equality in Village Savings and Loans Associations Partners of FVS-Amie des Enfants in Makamba, Burundi. International Journal of Advances in Social Sciences and Humanities, 2(4), 235–239. https://doi.org/10.56225/ijassh.v2i4.206
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