K4D Helpdesk Report

Leave No One Behind: Infrastructure and Inclusion

Published on 16 February 2018

This review outlines ways in which different groups of people might be unintentionally excluded if their needs and livelihoods are not taken into account in infrastructure projects. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the concept of ‘leave no one behind’ capture the desire to ensure people are not excluded as citizens in their society. Some of the SDGs that illustrate factors to be addressed to prevent social exclusion and leave no one behind include: (1) No poverty, (2) Good health and well-being, (5) Gender equality, (10) Reduced inequalities and (11) Sustainable cities and communities.

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Rajé, F. (2016) Leave No One Behind: Infrastructure and Inclusion. K4D Helpdesk Report. Brighton, UK: Institute of Development Studies.

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Institute of Development Studies
Rajé, Fiona


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