• Country/City
  • Topics
    Gender, Economic and Social Development, Policy and Governance
  • Published On

    December 14, 2020

  • Author(s)

    Maitreyi Bordia Das , Sabina Anne Espinoza

Africa today is under a global spotlight for its many achievements and its dynamism, but also for its substantial challenges. Poverty has declined; human development outcomes have improved; and dynamic social movements are helping to transform communities and bringing attention to stigmatized issues and peoples. Technological innovation has spread to many remote areas. New policies and programs across the continent have highlighted the importance of social inclusion. Some African countries have led the charge toward progress; for instance, in the past decade, Africa has implemented the most reforms promoting gender equality of any region globally.
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