perceptions to understand what inequality means in the surrounding world and

Perceptions to understand what inequality means in

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perceptions to understand what inequality means in the surrounding world and then use our memory to relate this information to our experiences where we might have faced inequality. Some astonishing facts… Inequality as we know has several faces and is connected to different socio-economic factors like Income, Wealth, Health, Race and Gender. Let’s look at some astonishing facts related to each of these categories. Economically, when it comes to Income The Richest 0.1% of people in the world take as much as 188 times more than the bottom 90% with three men owning wealth as much as the bottom half of the Americans. This also leads to higher infant mortality rates in countries with a higher disparity in income and wealth.
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When we look at social factors like Gender and Race, the inequality is as prevalent. Even in a developed world leader like The United States of America, the wealth divide between majority i.e Whites and people of colour is alarming and has increased over the years. In a study done in the US, Men make more money than women in every
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industry and when we look at both of these factors combined women of colour are actually worst hit by poverty.
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