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New survey explores Canada's social class hierarchies, inequality

Toronto/IBNS: Canada's social class and inequality has reportedly been explored by the Angus Reid Institute in partnership with the University of Alberta Sociology Department through an in-depth survey of more than 8,000 Canadians according to new data.

Pandemic worsened inequalities, exposed true essence of unjust global order, Cuba tells UN

New York: Addressing world leaders gathered for the first fully in-person high-level debate of the UN General Assembly in three years, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez said that the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare the true essence of the unjust and unsustainable prevailing international order.

‘Inequality defines our time’: UN chief delivers hard-hitting Mandela day message

New York: Inequality, an issue which “defines our time”, risks destroying the world’s economies and societies, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in a hard-hitting speech on Saturday.

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

New York/IBNS: 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 and can be tackled at a national and international level, says a flagship study released by the UN on Tuesday.

Inequality threatening human development, new global UN report warns

New York/IBNS: Despite global progress in tackling poverty, hunger and disease, a “new generation of inequalities” indicates that many societies are not working as they should, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) argues in its latest report released on Monday.

As inequality grows, the UN fights for a fairer world

New York, Feb 9 (IBNS): The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – the UN’s blueprint for a better and more sustainable future for all – calls for a reduction in inequality between and within countries. Nevertheless, global inequality is increasing. So what can be done?

As inequality grows, the UN fights for a fairer world

New York, Feb 5 (IBNS): The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – the UN’s blueprint for a better and more sustainable future for all – calls for a reduction in inequality between and within countries. Nevertheless, global inequality is increasing. So what can be done?

‘Shadow’ of persistent inequality is growing, key UN human development report reveals

New York, Sept 15 (IBNS): While health, education, and income levels have improved overall across the globe, “wide inequalities” both among and within countries, are casting a shadow on sustained human development, a new United Nations report shows.

Key UN forum in Asia-Pacific sets its sights on combatting inequality

New York, May 15 (IBNS): With concern growing that the divide between rich and poor is continuing to widen – especially in the Asia-Pacific region – top United Nations officials are calling for greater emphasis on growth that leads to fairer societies and a healthier planet.