Economic, political, and environmental inequalities are often the direct result of discrimination against particular groups, such as women, minorities, migrants, indigenous peoples or people with disabilities, said UN Human Rights Chief Navi Pillay
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“We live in a world that is wealthier than ever before. Yet millions of people still struggle to feed their families. To eradicate poverty, we must address inequality,” said UN Human Rights Chief Navi Pillay during an event of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals at the United Nations headquarters in New York.
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have galvanized progress for some, but not for all. To bring sustainable progress for all, the new global development agenda must be based on human rights, equality and non-discrimination, Pillay said. All stories