The multiple dimensions of equity in sustainable development

Author(s): Grace Wong, Andrea Downing
Link to CST author(s): Dr Nadia Sitas, Dr Odirilwe Selomane
Publication: CST Key Concepts
Year: 2019
Full reference: Wong, G., Downing, A., Selomane, O. and Sitas, N. 2019. The multiple dimensions of equity in sustainable development. Centre for Complex Systems in Transition.
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Equity is an integral component of sustainable development. Sustainable development aspires to achieve more equitable outcomes in society, such as poverty reduction, improving access to infrastructure (schools, medical centres and water supply systems), and facilitating gender equality through the economic empowerment of women and girls. This brief clarifies key dimensions of this concept.