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As Gap Between Rich and Poor Widens, Global Safety Net in Danger


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As Gap Between Rich and Poor Widens, Global Safety Net in Danger

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer

Advances in human development risk being erased without a renewed global commitment to eradicating inequality, tackling climate change, and providing basic services, according to the UN's 2014 Human Development Report, Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Enhancing Resilience (pdf), released Thursday in Tokyo, Japan.