Lottery of birth
Lottery of birth

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Lottery of birth

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This free course was written by Pam Foley.

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Figure 1: Chau Doan; Getty Images

Figure 2: The lowest birth registration levels are found in Sub-Saharan Africa, UNICEF; http://data.unicef.org/corecode/uploads/document6/uploaded_pdfs/corecode/Birth_Registration_lores_final_24.pdf

Figure 3: Thierry Monasse; Getty Images

Figure 4: Zanariah Salam; Getty Images

Figure 5: TPG; iStockphoto.com

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 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

Text

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

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Video

Extract from ‘8 Millennium Development Goals: What We Met And Missed’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A5giOGjj5X8; courtesy AJ+ Al Jazeera Media Network

A ‘Passport to Protection’: Extract from ‘200 Hundred Million Invisible Children’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rQsx5LRIXN8 © courtesy of UNICEF

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

Audio

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

Extract from Millennium Villages 9 May 2012 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00r80mh © BBC

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