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Combating Poverty and Inequality: Structural Change, Social Policy and Politics

UNRISD Flagship Report 2010

An UNRISD Flagship Report, bringing together in one volume years of ground-breaking research on why people are poor and why inequalities exist and, based on this evidence, what the international community can do to alleviate poverty.

Contact: 
Joannah
Caborn Wengler
Communications Consultant
Phone: 
+41 22 917 1619
Geographical coverage: 

01. no poverty

End poverty in all its forms everywhere

02. zero hunger

End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

03. good health and well-being

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

04. quality education

Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

05. gender equality

Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

06. clean water and sanitation

Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

07. affordable and clean energy

Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and clean energy for all

08. decent work and economic growth

Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

16. peace and justice

Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels