06 April 2020 | Carolina Rivera, Policy Analyst, HDRO

Gender inequalities are rooted in traditional discriminatory social norms and power imbalances that are perpetuated throughout the life cycle and p

05 March 2020 | HDRO

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Beyond income, beyond averages, beyond today: Inequalities in human development in the 21st century

In every country many people have little prospect for a better future. They are without hope, purpose or dignity, watching from society’s sidelines as they see others pulling ahead to ever greater prosperity. Worldwide many have escaped extreme poverty.

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16 September 2019 | HDRO

On 16 September, the Human Development Report Office invited Michèle Lamont, Professor of Sociology and African and African American Studies and Ro

19 September 2019 | HDRO

The inclusion of the Leave No One Behind (LNOB) principle in the Sustainable Development Goals in 2015 was a landmark decision.

06 September 2019 | HDRO

On 3 September, Professor Frances Stewart, Emeritus Professor of Development Economics, University of Oxford, and a member of the 2019 Human Develo

16 July 2019 | HDRO and DESA and UN Habitat

The importance of coordinated efforts across the UN system to tackle inequality took center stage at a recent event on the margins of the High-Leve

Rising and persistent inequality in a time of plenty is the defining paradox of our times. Diverging incomes, social status and political power are leaving humanity divided and undermining the sustainable and human development of nations.

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