SDG #10-Reduced Inequalities

Sustainable Development Goal 10: The international community has made significant strides towards lifting people out of poverty. However, inequality still persists and large disparities remain in access to health and education services and other assets.There is growing consensus that economic growth is not sufficient to reduce poverty if it is not inclusive. To reduce inequality, policies should be universal in principle paying attention to the needs of disadvantaged and marginalized populations.

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Pictures

Giving a Voice to Young Refugees

Many young Syrian refugees who flee to Lebanon have no access to education. Photographer Erol Gurian is using his journalistic skills to help them gain media literacy through producing a newspaper.

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Portrait

Podcast OnPurpose with Diego Osorio

“Unfairness is something I have very little tolerance for.” This is why international advisor and match-maker Diego Osorio goes to places most people would shy away from.

Eirliani Abdul Rahman skiing on the frozen Hudson Strait in Nunavut, Arctic Canada in March 2017. Photo credit: Erik Boomer.Canada
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“I Am Just Going Outside and May Be Some Time”

Dream big! You don’t know where your dreams might take you. Follow Eirliani Abdul Rahman as she is preparing for an expedition to Antarctica to raise awareness for sexual child abuse.

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In Baltimore, Giving Up Hope Is Not an Option

In Baltimore, the rift between rich and poor, black and white, hope and despair is enormous. Still, some people refuse to give up.

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Opinion

What’s So Evil about Tipping?

Some North American restaurateurs recently started to eliminate tipping. At the root of these efforts is the deep social injustice created by the practice.

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On Orange Juice, Pizza & Other Comfort Foods

Eirliani Abdul Rahman is not new to dealing with harsh conditions, having trained in gale force winds in Arctic Canada. But her craving for fresh fruit often becomes unbearable.

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