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.

John Gilmour is director and founder of the LEAP Science & Maths School in South AfricaSouth Africa
Feature

We Are Teaching the Habits of Unlearning

“I declared war on the system from within.” John Gilmour is a teacher and an activist trying to transform society in South Africa, which is one of the most unequal in the world.

ChildrenChildhood Experiences
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The Impact of Childhood Experiences

Traumatic experiences in childhood are more damaging than those later in life. Eirliani Abdul Rahman wants to raise awareness for child sexual abuse survivors.

WomanFemale Leadership
Opinion

Why Societies Benefit from Female Leadership

Advancing women’s equality can add $12 trillion to global growth. ElsaMarie D’Silva works to achieve this goal by fighting for safer cities.

VolunteersVolunteering
Opinion

Why Volunteering Is the Pulse of Democracy

“Volunteers are far from being just nice little helpers that take care of the soft issues,” says Sebastian Gallander, who argues that volunteering is crucial for democracy.

Working Door is an initiative from SwedenSweden
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When Strangers Become Friends

Did you ever get matched with a potential co-worker? The Axfoundation arranges meetings for Swedes and migrants to enhance integration.

Eirliani Abdul RahmanEirliani is a diplomat turned activist. She will be setting out for an expedition to Antarctica.
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Keeping an Eye Out for Mountain Cats And Rattlesnakes

To raise awareness for survivors of sexual child abuse, Eirliani Abdul Rahman will be setting out for an expedition to Antarctica. How is she preparing this summer?

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