Why it matters
- Globally, women are just 13% of agricultural land holders and represent less than a quarter of national parliamentarians.
- In developing countries, the children in the poorest 20% of the population are still up to three times more likely to die before their fifth birthday than those in the richest quintiles.
- Meanwhile, women in rural areas are still up to three times more likely to die while giving birth than those living in urban centers.
- Corruption, bribery, theft and tax evasion cost developing countries about $1.26tn per year.
Global Visionaries focused on Equality:
This theme includes the following UN Sustainable Development Goals:
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