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Garment workers protest to demand an
increase in minimum wages in Dhaka, Bangladesh on
31 October 2023.
Photo by Kazi Salahuddin Razu/NurPhoto via Getty Images.
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OXFAM report 2024: Inequality Inc.

Since 2020, the world has witnessed the wealth of the top five billionaires doubling, while nearly five billion people globally have slid into poverty. The stark reality persists – it would ...

Last update 18 Feb 2024
Civil Society holding the line in contested times: 2022 CIVICUS State of Civil Society Report
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CIVICUS: State of Civil Society Report 2022

The State of Civil Society Report 2022, published by CIVICUS, a global alliance of civil society organisations and activists, shows a period of immense upheaval and contestation. Russia's war of ...

Last update 1 Feb 2023
Collective agreements can help in fighting inequality and fostering inclusion
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ILO 2022: Collective bargaining contributes to fighting inequality

Collective bargaining played a crucial role during the pandemic and can provide an effective means for employers and workers to tackle the new challenges that are shaking up the world of work. The ...

Last update 23 May 2022
Growing inequalities of private education and role of non-state actors
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UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring Report 2021/22: A call for reducing inequalities of private education

The Global Education Monitoring Report published its fifth annual report with the support of UNESCO. The theme of the 2021/22 Global Education Monitoring (GEM) report is “Non-state actors in ...

Last update 2 Mar 2022
Inequality gap and its effects against the backdrop of Covid-19
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Oxfam Report: The unprecedented inequality in the wake of Covid-19

Oxfam International recently published a briefing paper -- Inequality kills: the unparalleled action needed to combat unprecedented inequality in the wake of COVID-19. It highlighted the increasing ...

Last update 2 Mar 2022
Book cover of the World Inequality Report 2022
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World Inequality Report 2022

World Inequality Lab has released the World Inequality Report 2022. This report is based on the World Inequality Database and is the culmination of four years of work contributed by more than 100 ...

Last update 1 Feb 2022
The image shows three old women in the waiting room of a hospital
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UN expert: Eliminate ageism and age discrimination

Ms Claudia Mahler, UN Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons, presented her latest report to the 48th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, ...

Last update 13 Oct 2021
ILO World Social Protection Report 2020-2022
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ILO report: World Social Protection Report 2020-2022

The recent International Labor Organization (ILO) report shows that the Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated social security inequalities between high and low-income countries. To date, only 47% of the ...

Last update 27 Sep 2021
Policy brief ILO
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Fewer women than men will regain employment during the COVID-19 recovery, says ILO

A new policy brief shows that there will be 13 million fewer women in employment in 2021 compared to 2019, while men’s employment will have recovered to 2019 levels. Even though the ...

Last update 4 Aug 2021
Picture of the annual report 2020: Human rights at the heart of COVID-19
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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Annual Report 2020 - Human rights at the heart of COVID-19 response and recovery

Discrimination and inequalities increased enormously in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic spread, said UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, when presenting the Annual Report of the ...

Last update 17 Jun 2021
Equality in the EU 20 years on from the initial implementation of the equality directives. Image
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European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA): published the report on "Equality in the EU 20 years on from the initial implementation of the equality directives"

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has presented a report-opinion titled “Equality in the EU 20 years on from the initial implementation of the equality directives”. It ...

Last update 14 May 2021
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United Nations: “Financing for Sustainable Development Report 2021”

The United Nations Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development has released the Financing for Sustainable Development Report 2021 (FSDR). The report draws attention to the risk of losing ...

Last update 4 Apr 2021
Poster of CSW65
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ILO: Gender pay gap “Thank you” doesn’t pay the bills

ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder has made a speech at an event of Equal Pay International Coalition, which took place during the 65th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women. In his ...

Last update 15 Apr 2021
Zero discrimination Day 2021
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Zero Discrimination Day - 1st March

On the occasion of Zero Discrimination Day, the 1st of March, a number of international organisations has issued statements and publications, among which UNAIDS and the European Commission against ...

Last update 1 Mar 2021