Is progress in the world possible? Is it possible to close the divide between the developed world and the so-called developing world? Will it be possible for all countries in Africa to join the developed world in the near future? Will the world become more equal in prosperity? Is this process already happening? Have recent years shown measurable progress? Watch this video by Hans Rosling:

 

 

Did you see how the decline of child mortality and the decline of the number of babies per woman go hand in hand? Not only is this is this of great humanitarian and moral importance. It also has great practical implications. As women get fewer children which have higher chances to survive this will enable both the path to the empowerment of women and the economic development.

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