Equality

Reducing inequality and promoting fair, inclusive and peaceful societies

Why it matters

  • A third of countries in developing regions do not have gender parity in primary education.
  • Income inequality increased by 11% in developing countries from 1990 to 2010.
  • Corruption, bribery, theft and tax evasion cost developing countries about $1.26tn per year.
  • That is enough money to lift the entire world's population above the poverty line for six years. Read the World Bank's definition of poverty here.

Global Visionaries focused on Equality:

This theme includes the following UN Sustainable Development Goals:


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