There are vast inequalities across countries, and among the poorer segments of societies, says a new UN report published on Thursday.
Poverty is everywhere, inequality within countries is ‘massive’
Children bear the greatest burden
Signs of progress towards poverty reduction
The report identifies 10 countries, with a combined population of around 2 billion people, to illustrate the level of poverty reduction, and all of them have shown statistically significant progress towards achieving Goal 1. The fastest reductions were seen in India, Cambodia, and Bangladesh.
This post was originally published by UN News Centre. Click here to read.