State of World Population 2015

A transformative agenda for women and girls in a crisis-prone world

No. of pages: 142

Publication date: 2015

Author: UNFPA

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We live in a world where humanitarian crises extract mounting costs from economies, communities and individuals. Wars and natural disasters make the headlines, at least initially. Less visible but also costly are the crises of fragility, vulnerability and growing inequality, confining millions of people to the most tenuous hopes for peace and development.