World leaders must address ‘shameful’ disparities in education spending: UN children’s agency

  A new report from the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, shows that a third of adolescent girls from the poorest households have never been to school, and spending on education is heavily skewed towards...


Gender equality in the workplace remains elusive

  ILOSTAT data show that progress is needed in many areas and in every region to achieve gender equality in the labour market.   he analysis, which looks at pay, participation in management and o...


Insufficient paid work affects almost half a billion people, new ILO report shows

   © Chor Sokunthea / Banque mondiale   A lack of decent work combined with rising unemployment and persisting inequality is making it increasingly difficult for people to build better lives throug...


Rising inequality affecting more than two-thirds of the globe, but it’s not inevitable: new UN report

  Inequality is growing for more than 70 per cent of the global population, exacerbating the risks of divisions and hampering economic and social development. But the rise is far from inevitable an...




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