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Worlds Apart: Reproductive health and rights in an age of inequality

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This report explains how gaps in wealth have grown shockingly wide. Billions of people linger at the bottom, denied their human rights and prospects for a better life. At the top, resources and privileges accrue at explosive rates, pushing the world ever further from the vision of equality embodied in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Two critical dimensions are gender inequality, and inequalities in realizing sexual and reproductive health and rights; the latter, in particular, still receives inadequate attention. Neither explains the totality of inequality in the world today, but both are essential pieces that demand much more action. Without such action, many women and girls will remain caught in a vicious cycle of poverty, diminished capabilities, unfulfilled human rights and


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : Arthur Erken
  • Publishing house : United Nations Population Fund
  • Publication date : 2017
  • Number of pages : 140
  • Language : English, French and Arabic


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