A new Oxfam report finds the pandemic has aggravated inequality, as the world's richest have made massive gains while the world's poor have fallen further behind.
WHO report says that the financial damage of the pandemic in wealthy countries could not be fixed unless the impact of the crisis in developing nations was also addressed, due to the inter-connectivity of economies around the globe.
The genderless deck replaces king, queen and jack with gold, silver and bronze.
A pre-pandemic reset will not address the planetary challenges that await us. We must forge ahead with bold ideas bound by a collaborative spirit, or hurtle towards the abyss.
According to a Credit Suisse report, global household wealth has remained ‘unscathed’ despite the pandemic.
Academic, social and mental health consequences are worrying, while e-learning has likely exacerbated inequality. But shutdown might have also brought about increased independence and family benefits for children too.
Global footballers’ union FIFpro said the changes were not enough to redress the inequality between men’s and women’s football worldwide.
Rising inequality in developing countries is making it increasingly difficult to deal with climate change. It also risks fuelling social instability.
The #MeToo movement is making strides in the US, but there is no such movement for the vast majority of women around the world. From equality in the home to safe public spaces for women, the fight for equality is far from won.
Language barriers hold back a small but significant demographic of South Asian descent from flourishing. Most universities and all civil service jobs require fluency in Chinese.
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