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Centrelink - Australian Government Department of Human Services. National Disability Strategy Initiatives | Department of Social Services, Australian Government. In 2010-11, the Australian Government committed $11 million to an accessibility package of initiatives to support people with disability and their carers to participate in community life as part of the National Disability Strategy. While most initiatives have been completed, the Liveable Housing Design Initiative provides ongoing guidance for the residential design and construction industry. Accessible Communities Program The Australian Government provided $5 million in 2010-11 for grants of up to $100,000 to local governments with matched funding to make local buildings and public spaces more accessible for people with disability so they can fully participate in the community. Cinema Access Implementation Plan The Australian Government provided $470,000 in 2010-14 to assist Australia’s four major cinema chains for the rollout of accessible technology to improve cinema accessibility for people who are Deaf or hearing impaired, blind or vision impaired.

Volunteer Projects. Tanzania is East ’s largest country and also one of its most diverse, consisting of famous landmarks, mountains and tropical stretches of coastline as well as countless native cultures, languages and customs. The country has some of the best game viewing on the continent, and is home to some of the most famous areas for viewing ’s wildlife, including the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater. There’s also no shortage of cultural heritage, particularly on the island of Zanzibar, which was once a slave trading port.

Historic and cultural tours are conducted on the island, and snorkeling and diving is extremely popular amongst visitors. Striking a balance between culture and wildlife is Tanzania’s specialty, and visitors can get a healthy combination of the two by taking in the diversity of the country. There are well over 100 languages spoken in Tanzania. Depending on which area of Tanzania you areing to, there are two main airports at your convenience. Joint programme to support Tanzania’s productive social safety nets (PSSN) Poverty in Tanzania Tanzania has recorded economic growth of around 7% a year since 2001. Yet, the absolute number of people living in poverty has grown. 28.2% of mainland Tanzanians are poor, and poverty incidence is higher in rural than in urban areas. The programme This SDG Fund joint programme assists Tanzania to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger.

It supports the scale-up of an existing national programme, Productive Social Safety Nets. The approach The programme focuses on finalizing and operationalizing the National Social Protection Framework to strengthen inter-sectoral coordination. Interventions are happening in 22 project area authorities on the basis of the poverty mapping from the 2012 census. Target groups are extremely poor households (below the food poverty line). Goal 10: Reduced inequalities. Reduced Inequalities. Growth poverty and distribution in Tanzania. I want respect and equality - Racial Discrimination: National Consultations: Racism and Civil Society. Income inequality in Australia. 2014 APS Submission to Income Inequality Inquiry.

VH Disability Summary web1. 01.12 Health inequalities and the social determinants of health. 10 Solutions to Fight Economic Inequality - Talk Poverty. In this Sept. 10, 2009 photo, the 320-acre Ford Motor Company Wixom Assembly Plant is shown vacant in Wixom, Mich. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) Last week, CBS premiered The Briefcase, a new reality program created by David Broome, who also produces The Biggest Loser. In contrast to participants on other hit reality shows, people in The Briefcase aren’t competing for an all-expense paid honeymoon prize or the opportunity to work as head chef at a world-renowned restaurant. Rather, struggling families are presented with a briefcase filled with $101,000 cash, enough to lift them out of their current economic hardship so that they are no longer living paycheck to paycheck. But the “life-altering sum of money,” as Broome puts it, is not offered without a stipulation: The Briefcase then callously calls on these families to determine whether they are willing to share the cash prize with another family that is judged to be in equal or greater need.

Growth poverty and distribution in Tanzania. 226c9ea56ee0c9e510 gqm6b9zpz. Global Inequality. InequalityMatters. Income Inequality - Our World In Data. Empirical View Inequality in Pre-industrial Societies One way of studying pre-industrial inequality is to study the inequality of living standards (for this see the entry on health inequality). But one can also study economic inequality directly. Milanovic, Lindert and Williamson published a number of these estimates in their 2008 paper ‘Ancient Inequality’. These social tables are not always reliable sources for the distribution of incomes, as Holmes has shown for one of the most famous tables: Gregory King’s Social Table for England in 1688. The following graph demonstrates the economic inequality of pre-industrial societies in relation to the level of prosperity in this society. The graph also shows a curve labelled IPF; this is the Inequality Possibility Frontier. When average income is a little higher it is possible to have some small level of inequality, and the IPF shows how the maximum possible inequality increases with higher average income.

Inequality over the Last Century. Reducing inequality: an essential step for development and wellbeing | Progressive Economy. Kate Pickett Summary: Inequality is emerging as a central issue for the post-2015 development agenda and the establishment of the sustainable development goals. Inequalities in income and wealth cause economic instability, a range of health and social problems, and create a roadblock to the adoption of pro-environment strategies and behaviour. Social and economic inequalities tear the social fabric, undermine social cohesion and prevent nations, communities and individuals from flourishing.

The Impact of Inequality Although in the rich, developed countries, income inequality is related to indicators of health and social wellbeing, levels of average income (GDP per capita) are not. A large and well-established body of evidence shows that very large income differences within countries are damaging. Inequality wastes human capital and human potential. In addition to its impact on health and social outcomes, greater equality is also linked to economic progress and stability. Marking Progress. 10. Reduced Inequalities | PRiMEtime. 22 August 2016 by Giselle Weybrecht In response to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), schools around the world are stepping up their activities, embedding the SDGs into their strategies and, most importantly, their curriculum.

Last week we learnt more about how Hult International Business School and Ashridge Business School embedded the SDGs into their reporting. This week I spoke with Joanne Lawrence from Hult International Business School again to look specifically at how they integrated the SDGs into one of their core courses. What is the Business and Global Society Course? The Business and Global Society course is a required course in the MBA and EMBA programmes at Hult International Business School. Students are first introduced to the “big picture’ of macro-economics (e.g., movement of labor, capital and the role of government) and the global issues (risks, impact) such as those addressed at the World Economic Forum.

Why introduce the SDGs in the course? Any challenges? Do it! World / Global Inequality. Tracking levels of world inequality can pose a variety of statistical challenges for researchers. Different nations, for starters, tally income and wealth in different ways, and some nations barely tally reliable stats at all. But researchers worldwide are increasingly taking on these challenges and below these charts we provide information on some of the most valuable data sources. Source: Pew Research Center analysis of data from World Bank PovcalNet database (Center for Global Development version available on the Harvard Dataverse Network) and the Luxembourg Income Study Database, August 2015 The share of the global population defined as “poor” — those making less than $2/day — has fallen since 2001 by nearly half, to 15 percent.

Overall, the world has become “wealthier” compared to the turn of the millennium. Notably, those in the middle-income bracket making between $10 and $20/day have nearly doubled their global presence, from 7 to 13 percent. Luxembourg Income Forbes Magazine. Measuring Inequalities in the distribution of health workers: the case of Tanzania.

Inequality. Extreme inequality — the gap between the rich and the poor — is rising and threatening to undo the progress made in tackling poverty over the past 20 years. In 2015, just 62 individuals had the same wealth as 3.6 billion people — the poorer half of humanity. As recently as 2010, it was 388 individuals with the same wealth as those 3.6 billion. In Australia, the richest 1% are as rich as the poorest 60% of Australians. This concentration of wealth and power in the hands of the few robs the poorest people of the support they need to improve their lives, and means that their voices go unheard. Growing inequality is bad for us all. What is causing rising inequality?

Unsurprisingly, there are a number of things driving inequality. These policies and practices have often been driven by the very multinational companies and mega rich individuals who most benefit, due to the influence their wealth and power allows them to have over politics. What can we do to rebalance our world? Reduce inequality within and among countries - United Nations Sustainable Development. Reduce inequality within and among countriesFlorencia Soto Nino2017-02-21T17:21:42+00:00 Share this story, choose your platform! 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. To reduce inequality, policies should be universal in principle paying attention to the needs of disadvantaged and marginalized populations. Tab content Ahead of Father’s Day, UNICEF cites critical role fathers play in early childhood learning Read More Closing gender gap at work can open doors to incredible benefits, UN report shows Read More. Know your rights: Disability discrimination. Know your rights: Disability discrimination Australian Human Rights Commission Download in PDFDownload in Word What is disability discrimination?

Disability discrimination is when a person with a disability is treated less favourably than a person without the disability in the same or similar circumstances. For example, it would be ‘direct disability discrimination’ if a nightclub or restaurant refused a person entry because they are blind and have a guide dog. It is also disability discrimination when there is a rule or policy that is the same for everyone but has an unfair effect on people with a particular disability. This is called ‘indirect discrimination’. For example, it may be indirect disability discrimination if the only way to enter a public building is by a set of stairs because people with disabilities who use wheelchairs would be unable to enter the building.

How can I be protected from disability discrimination? What does the Disability Discrimination Act do? What is harassment? Combating inequality in Africa | Africa Renewal Online. Workers in Burkina Faso are angry. Four times in 2005 and then again this May, the country’s trade unions shut down economic activity through a series of national general strikes.

Thousands marched in the streets of that West African nation to protest low salaries, high prices, lost jobs and inadequate social benefits. Nigerian labour protest: Workers across Africa are comparing their difficult conditions with the wealth of the elites. Photograph: Reuters / George Esiri Very often, the strikers contrasted their living standards with those of the elites. At one march in Bobo-Dioulasso, the main commercial city, union leader Bakary Millogo decried the workers’ “rampant pauperization” as opposed to the “scandalous and ostentatious” lifestyles of high government officials. Burkina, commented a columnist for the independent daily L’Observateur Paalga, is “running the risk of a social explosion of unpredictable consequences.” Photograph: Reuters / Thomas Mukoya ‘Social evils’ Gaping divides Mr.

Face the facts: Gender Equality. Back to main Face the Facts page Download in Word In recent decades, women in Australia have made significant strides towards achieving equality with men. At universities, in workplaces, in boardrooms and in government, a growing number of women have taken on leadership roles, forging pathways for other women and girls to follow.

In 1984, the Sex Discrimination Act came into force, making it against the law discrimination to discriminate against someone on the basis of gender, sexuality, marital status, family responsibilities or because they are pregnant. The Act, which gives effect to Australia’s international human rights obligations under the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, has played an important role in changing community attitudes and helping advance gender equality in this country. About gender equality in Australia Barriers to gender equality Positive developments Did you know? Our role Find out more about our work in this area. Find out more. Inequality of outcomes and inequality of opportunity in Tanzania. Advancing equality in education and beyond. Advancing equality in education and beyond Introduction Allow me to begin by acknowledging the people of the Wurundjeri nation, the traditional owners of the land on which we meet, and pay my respects to their elders both past and present.

I follow this custom wherever I go to speak in public. I think recognising Australia 's indigenous peoples and their prior ownership of this land in this way is more than just good manners. The dimension of diversity I am here to talk about today, though, is disability, as an essential element of our experience in human communities, and as something it is essential for communities and governments to acknowledge and respond to appropriately.

I will be talking mainly today about developments affecting equality in education, and in particular about the new Disability Standards for education which have come into force just this month. The Disability Discrimination Act The Disability Discrimination Act was passed in 1992 and came into effect in March 1993. 1. Close the Gap: Indigenous Health Campaign. The Sustainable Development Goals Explained: Reduced Inequalities. Inequality in Australia. Inaction On Inequality Will Cost Us All. Growth poverty and distribution in Tanzania. Africa. The Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion. Inequality in Tanzania. Key concepts. Department of Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of Health. Reduced inequalities | ONE. Tanzania. Inequality, Democracy, and the Environment. Goal 10. Reduce inequality within and among countries – Indicators and a Monitoring Framework.

In focus: Women and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): SDG 10: Reduced inequalities. SDG 10: Reduced inequalities. Sustainable development goals - United Nations. Sustainable Development Goals.