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SDIS21: Society & the Future of Work - What are the challenges in making society and work more sustainable?

Silvina Sonzogni (R), researcher member of the CONICET (National Scientific and Technical Research Council), works next to student Eliana Rozowykwiat, at the laboratory of Neurogenetics of the University Buenos Aires, in Buenos Aires, Argentina May 13, 2021. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian - RC25FN9ZSL50

COVID-19 sets us back on progress towards achieving many education, gender and work targets. Image: REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

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Violence against women persists and is intensified by the pandemic.
Violence against women persists and is intensified by the pandemic. Image: UN
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Proportion of children and youth out of primary, lower and upper secondary school, 2000-2018
Before COVID-19, the number of children out of school had been declining. Image: UN
Change in reading proficiency for grades one to eight, from 2019 to 2020
Reading proficiency fell worldwide as a result of COVID-19. Image: UN
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Gender gaps in income persist. Image: World Economic Forum


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