Human Development Report 2019
Dec 12, 2019
In every country many people have little prospect for a better future. Lacking hope, purpose or dignity, they watch from
society’s sidelines as they see others pull ahead to ever greater prosperity. Worldwide many have escaped extreme poverty,
but even more have neither the opportunities nor the resources to control their lives. Far too often gender, ethnicity or
parents’ wealth still determines a person’s place in society.