State of World Population 2017 report issued

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State of World Population 2017 report issued

State of World Population 2017 report issued

(United Nations) – Vast inequalities threaten economies, communities and nations, trapping people in a cycle of poverty and marginalization, the United Nations said in a new report.

The State of World Population 2017, a flagship report of the UN Population Fund (UNFPA), notes that these inequalities are not simply a matter of wealth, but social, racial and political, and are all mutually reinforcing.

The report says that around the world, gender amplifies these inequalities. Too many women and girls do not have access to proper healthcare, The report also warns that these inequalities could undermine the global goals on ending poverty, eliminating preventable deaths and achieving sustainability.

The report outlines 10 actions that countries can take to create a more equal world

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