10 Reduced Inequalities

SDG 10 - Reduce inequality within and among countries

Find the most recent Gazette stories for this goal here.

Teaching and Learning:

  • In 2021, Marchell Coulombe, a Master of Public Health Student at Memorial University, wrote an op-ed on the importance of safe, stable, and appropriate housing. According to her, housing is a social determinant of health in Canada and is needed to maintain a healthy life, and the lack of adequate housing poses serious risks to the health of Canadians. 
  • A virtual American Sign Language program was launched in 2021 to expose students to ASL and the deaf culture and community in Newfoundland and Labrador. This program has two goals: to increase accessibility both on and off campus, and to help students who may encounter people who have hearing and accessibility impairments in the workforce.