Newer race, relatively, as they only appeared scant decades before the Ruination.
On an equal footing currently with humans (that is to say seen as second class, weaker, subservient, even if slavery and ruling races are mostly a thing of the past).
Humans and halflings often are residents in gnome villages and orc villages, but there are a growing number of hamlets and towns sprouting up that are just human / halfling in founding and populace.
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