Inequality

Overcoming inequality is at the heart of the Sustainable Development Goals. Major progress has been made on poverty reduction, but without a clear baseline regarding the current state of global inequality, policy and action become less effective.

UNU research is building comprehensive databases to inform policymakers and governments of where, why, and to what extent global income inequality exists. The aim is to clarify the social and political dynamics that drive inequality, so that policy and social support systems can respond to chronic and emerging trends.

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News

New Research Presents Framework for Feminist Global Health Policy

This study underscores the importance of intersectional, participatory approaches to dismantle power structures for a more equitable global health.

07 Mar 2024

Event

International Women’s Day Webinar: Investing in Women to Advance Gender Equality in the Era of Polycrises

Navigating the 'polycrisis': Join us as experts discuss gender-inclusive solutions, resilience, and global solidarity for a sustainable future.

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Media Coverage

The World Needs an International Decade for Data

The Global Digital Compact, to be agreed at the Summit of the Future, presents an opportunity to expand the benefits of data for all.

14 Feb 2024

Brief

Avoidable and Unavoidable Algorithmic Bias

Policymakers, engineers, ethicists and society must work together to ensure that AI systems possess intelligence, efficiency and fairness.

08 Feb 2024