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The COVID-19 pandemic has deepened economic inequality across the globe. Urgent action is needed to support people in poverty and narrow the wealth gap.
Lockdowns enabled governments to treat homelessness as a public health emergency. Now a new report details how we can end homelessness in the long term.
Using an innovative financing model — already deployed against COVID and malaria — the international community can build an equitable and resilient future.
Top COVID-19 news stories: WHO outlines plan to end COVID emergency phase; Shanghai to test all residents; Restrictions ease in Switzerland, Korea, Italy.
Women were hit hard by COVID-19 and have had to adapt. A survey indicating eight new personas show they have new priorities, skills and social vigour.
Trust allows for the acceptance of evolving science as well as the curbing of freedoms for the sake of public health, finds Edelman's Trust Barometer.
PwC, UNICED and Generation Unlimited investigate youth skills needs in a new research paper, 'Yes', urging stakeholders to create opportunities for the youth and close the existing skills...
To exit the current public health emergency, European countries need to adopt measures to control COVID-19 transmission without imposing severe restrictions.
The Canadian government is creating a national daycare system in Ontario, and cut fees in the province by 50%, after COVID-19 highlighted the need for affordable childcare.
Tourist numbers across the EU started to recover in 2021 as COVID-19 travel restrictions were lifted, according to latest data from Eurostat.
The Omicron BA.2 variant is now the dominant strain of COVID-19 around the world and causing virus levels to rise significantly in some countries.
Around 80 million Nigerians – roughly 40% of the population – live below the poverty line. The country needs wide-ranging policy changes to solve this.