GOAL 1: No Poverty
Whilst extreme poverty has been decreasing on a global level, the progress has begun to slow down, which means the UN is concerned that we are not on track to reach this goal by 2030. The target is to hit less than 3% of the world living in extreme poverty. Currently, we are projected to only hit 6%, meaning drastic action is required.
In 2018 8% of the world's workers still lived in extreme poverty with four billion people not receiving any form of social protection. There is a need to scale services addressing this issue in order to meet the UN’s goals.
Building a more sustainable future for the world has to include a reduction in poverty. Young workers are twice as likely to be living in extreme poverty, meaning as a world we are not adequately providing for the next generation.
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