This paper has been produced for IVCO 2018, the International Volunteer Cooperation Organisations’ Conference. It is one of a series of papers exploring this year’s conference theme ‘Women and youth: bridging the gap – volunteering for inclusive development’.
A Framing Paper provides an introduction and overview:
Three Theme Papers address specific topics:
- Inclusive development policy for women and youth (this paper)
- Inclusive development practice for women
- Inclusive development practice for youth.
Note on terminology: These papers use the terms volunteer involving organisations (VIOs) and international volunteer cooperation organisations (IVCOs). IVCOs should be understood as a specific group or type of VIO.