Posts tagged ‘inequality’

  • A Nigerian child squats by an open sewer in the neighbourhood of Isale-Eko in central Lagos Forum Article

    Why growth must be inclusive to eliminate poverty

    While the world has seen a rapid reduction in extreme poverty in recent decades, the goal of‘ending… more

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    Why we need to maintain growth while tackling inequality

    Concerns about inequality are at the forefront of many policy debates today. From speeches by US President… more

  • MaryJoy prepares to take a bath before going to school at home in a squatter colony in Quezon city, Manila Forum Article

    The link between gender equality and sanitation

    Advancing equality for women in developing countries is not only the right thing to do, it makes… more

  • A man walks past buildings at the central business district of Singapore Forum Article

    How should top earners be taxed?

    Recently, public and scientific attention has been drawn to the increasing share of… more

  • Girls stand inside their classroom at a primary school in Dobley town Forum Article

    Why we need to measure inequality

    How do we ensure that evaluations include gender and equity? Let’s not forget the role that people… more

  • Health worker is reflected in a mirror as he prepares protective equipment near Rokupa Hospital Forum Article

    What Ebola tells us about inequality

    The Ebola crisis reminds us, once again, of the downside of globalization. Not only good things –… more

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    Tackling inequality in education

    While the reading wars in education have raged for decades, most people agree that literacy is crucial for… more

  • Brooms placed by members of Rio de Paz non-governmental organization are seen at the national congress as a form of protest in Brasilia Global Agenda Councils Article

    Latin America’s challenges for 2015

    Corruption has long been regarded as a significant problem for Latin America – perhaps the most… more

  • A labourer has his dinner under his shed at a construction site of a residential complex in Hefei Global Agenda Councils Article

    Why inequality is 2015’s most worrying trend

    Inequality is one of the key challenges of our time. Income inequality specifically is one of the most… more

  • womanoffice1-628×330 Global Agenda Councils Article

    Why everyone benefits from closing the gender gap

    Christine Lagarde, the International Monetary Fund’s managing director, recently… more

  • A lock and chain secures an access gate to a house in Goussainville-Vieux Pays, a ghost village, north of Paris Forum Article

    Do gated communities increase inequality?

    In recent years, many films have portrayed the landscape of urban marginality and… more

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    How to help reduce inequality

    In a recent blog post, Oxfam International Executive Director Winnie Byanyima highlights a critical… more

  • Slums are seen along a river with the skyline of Makati, Manila’s financial district, in the background Forum Article

    We must end extreme inequality. Now.

    There is an overwhelming consensus that things must change. For three years the World Economic Forum has… more

  • High-rise residential towers under construction are pictured behind an old residential building in central Mumbai Forum Article

    Why inequality matters – and how to tackle it

    A 700-page treatise on economics translated from French is not exactly a light summer read—even for someone… more

  • A boy kicks against the Berlin Wall Forum Article

    Saving globalization from itself

    Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin wall, globalization as we understood it is buckling under… more

  • A worker examines a circuit board inside a Foxconn factory in the township of Longhua in the southern Guangdong province Forum Article

    Can offshoring cut inequality?

    The rapid rise of offshoring has been one of the most visible trends in the US labour market over the… more

  • Coffee trees sprout at Conquista farm in Alfenas Forum Article

    Three reasons to be optimistic about impact investing

    A new kind of inequality – or divergence – is emerging in modern society between individuals and… more

  • A group of students walk home from school along a road currently being constructed in the Bumi Serpong Damai housing complex Forum Article

    Why education policies matter for equality

    Much of the debate on inequality focuses on its deleterious social and political effects and its impact… more