In the wake of its transformation into a federal republic, Nepal has encountered challenges in realizing immediate economic benefits. However, the Regional Human Development Report 2024 launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) recently highlights Nepal's laudable achievements in curbing income inequality and fostering resilience within its communities.

PARIS, June 23: Singers including Billie Eilish and Lenny Kravitz, politicians and activists took to the stage in Paris on Thursday at a concert calling for action on climate change and inequality as world leaders met at the Summit for a New Global Financing Pact.

Poverty and inequality, which almost always go part-and-parcel, are severely striking almost all countries of the South Asian region.

The most comprehensive research done on the topic of inequality shows that in the year 1820, the average income of the global top 10 percent was 18 times higher than the bottom 50 percent while that number skyrocketed 38 times in the year 2020. The primary driver of this income disparity is financial deregulation, lack of unions, poor safety nets and the growth in executive pay and bonuses that far outstrips the salary growth of average blue and white collar workers.

NEW DELHI, July 7: In this teeming capital city of more than 20 million people, a worsening drought is amplifying the vast inequality between India’s rich and poor.

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Income inequality is near historic highs, wealth inequality is even higher, and economic insecurity is widespread

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Key among the development challenges facing Nepal is the ever-widening income and wealth gap between the haves and have-nots

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Life is a series of choices and modern civilization has transformed us so much that we need to rethink some of our default social choices that have existed for centuries. No social institution is as celebrated and imposed in Nepal as marriage. It’s so integral to our social system that most people seek for stable future through marriage and grown-ups who aren’t married till certain age are often looked down as outcasts. Every human being craves to achieve love and personal fulfilment through marriage.

Teach For Nepal Walkathon, presented by Citizen Bank, saw a participation of more than 700 young professionals and students from 40 different colleges and universities, was held on Saturday. The event was held to support the activities that Teach For Nepal conducted aimed at ending education inequity in Nepal. Walk

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Unless inequality is urgently tackled and the poorest women empowered to make their own decisions about their lives, there could be unrest and threats to peace and to their development goals, according to a new report published today by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

Nepal is not going to progress if it doesn’t improve its public schools. Look at Nordics who have invested heavily in their public schools.