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  • Selim Jahan

    Selim Jahan is Director of the Human Development Report Office and lead author of the Human Development Report.

  • On identity and extremism

    A person may have multiple identities—he or she may be known by different traits. Just look at me. I am a person with more than one identity.
  • Technological revolution and the jobs of tomorrow

    Today's technological revolution has given rise to a digital economy, which includes the Internet (fixed and mobile broadband), cloud computing, smartphones, smart cities, the Internet of Things and Internet of Everything, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning,
  • Violence against women: A zero-tolerance issue

    The lack of women's empowerment is a critical form of inequality. And while there are many barriers to empowerment, violence against women and girls (VAW) is both a cause and a consequence of gender inequality.
  • Future Of Work - Yet An Evolving Territory

    What will be the nature of work in the future? This million-dollar question is being discussed in cafes, schools and workplaces around the world right now.
  • A case of laudable progress

    The 2018 update on the global human development indices and indicators was released on September 14. Covering 189 countries of the world, the update has revealed for these countries the levels of human development in different dimensions, their progress, the inequalities in human development achievements and the extent and nature of deprivations.
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