As the world celebrates #InternationalLabourDay, progress made in improving decency in coffee work environment is still challenged by gap in gender mainstreaming. Women hold an estimate of 15% of leadership position in the coffee subsector. The widening gender inequalities limits progress made in achieving universal decent work & economic development – Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 8.)
Connect coffee company acknowledges the changing roles of women in achieving & managing sustainable coffee production. Building independence through empowering women like Sarah Njoki Njari – Specialty coffee roaster at Connect coffee roasters , Nairobi is among the avenue to mainstream women role in decision making in achieving sustainable coffee production.
While the gender parity might not go away soon, women are a stronger links in light of reasoning together for sustained growth & economic development.