State of World Population 2017

Worlds apart - Reproductive health and rights in an age of inequality

No. of pages: 140

Publication date: October 2017

Author: UNFPA

In today’s world, 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.