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6 in 7 People Worldwide Experience ‘High Levels of Insecurity’ – Why?

Human Wrongs Watch

MADRID, Feb 27 2022 (IPS)* – Safety and security are at the base of the ‘hierarchy of needs’ pyramid, second in importance only to life’s absolute necessities—air, water, food and shelter, warns a new report.
Six out of seven people all over the world—including in the wealthiest countries— were experiencing high levels of insecurity even before the pandemic, finds new report

Credit: Parvez Ahmad/Unicef

The report “Why we don’t feel safe,” elaborated by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and released on 8 February 2022, adds that in the years leading up to the COVID-19 pandemic, people were on average living healthier, more prosperous and better lives than ever.

“Yet still a growing sense of unease has taken root and is flourishing.”

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