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Insecurity obstructs social, economic development in Latin America - UN Report

Insecurity obstructs social, economic development in Latin America - UN Report

Latin America remains the most unequal and most insecure region in the world, the United Nations reported today, calling for inclusive economic growth and enhanced security and justice institutions as the most efficient ways to reduce insecurity.

Afghan women at risk while police force remains 99% male

Afghan women at risk while police force remains 99% male

More women are urgently needed in the Afghan police force in order to reduce violence against women and ensure the safety of all Afghans, according to a report published today by international aid agency Oxfam.

Civil20: Tackle inequality within and between nations

Governments struggling to meet community needs and aspirations must listen to a broad range of voices as their leaders meet for the world’s premier economic forum in Russia this week.



Expert Views on Gender Equality

Food Security - Asian Development Bank's Take
Economic growth has been effective in reducing extreme poverty in Asia and the Pacific, but less so in reducing hunger and malnutrition. ADB is helping people across the region put food on their table by improving the productivity, connectivity, and resilience of food supply chains.



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