10.1.1.b. Income inequality-Lekhbesi Municipality, Ward no. 8 & 10 , Surkhet
|The Income inequality is rated low by duty bearers while right holders shared that the income inequality is average. Wages are often determined based on work but minimum and maximum criteria are not specified.
10.1.1.b. Income inequality-Lekhbesi Municipality, Ward no. 8 & 10 , Surkhet in the Sustainable Development Goals
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10. Reduce inequality within and among countries
The international community has made significant strides towards lifting people out of poverty. The most vulnerable nations – the least developed countries, the landlocked developing countries and the small island developing states – continue to make inroads into poverty reduction. However, inequality still persists and large disparities remain in access to health and education services and other assets.
Additionally, while income inequality between countries may have been reduced, inequality within countries has risen. There is growing consensus that economic growth is not sufﬁcient to reduce poverty if it is not inclusive and if it does not involve the three dimensions of sustainable development – economic, social and environmental.
To reduce inequality, policies should be universal in principle paying attention to the needs of disadvantaged and marginalized populations.
Related 10.1.1.b. Income inequality-Lekhbesi Municipality, Ward no. 8 & 10 , Surkhet Targets
By 2030, progressively achieve and sustain income growth of the bottom 40 per cent of the population at a rate higher than the national average