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Figure 1: Chau Doan; Getty Images

Figure 2: The lowest birth registration levels are found in Sub-Saharan Africa, UNICEF;

Figure 3: Thierry Monasse; Getty Images

Figure 4: Zanariah Salam; Getty Images

Figure 5: TPG;

Figure 6: TARA TODRAS-WHITEHILL/X01969/Reuters/Corbis

Figure 7: Per Anders-Pettersson; Getty Images

Figure 8: David M. Benett; Getty Images

Figure 9: anand purohit; Getty Images

Figure 10: DFIF: UK Department for International Development in Flickr


Slideshow 1: 17 Sustainable Development Goals, Overview, United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs

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Extract from ‘8 Millennium Development Goals: What We Met And Missed’; courtesy AJ+ Al Jazeera Media Network

A ‘Passport to Protection’: Extract from ‘200 Hundred Million Invisible Children’ © courtesy of UNICEF

Extract from ‘Don't Panic - The Truth About Population’ 7 November 2013 © BBC


Global Inequality: Thinking Allowed Global Inequality; (c) BBC 2017

Extract from Millennium Villages 9 May 2012 © BBC

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