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Poor, war-torn countries are the worst affected in this pandemic

While COVID-19 overwhelms the wealthiest nations, one could imagine its effects on countries that were struggling even without a pandemic

29 Jun 2020 4:01 PM

Economic fallout from COVID-19 could push more than billion into ‘extreme poverty’

The outlook for the world’s poorest looks grim unless governments do more and do it quickly, says a UNU report

12 Jun 2020 12:03 PM

Virus hits young people harder in Brazil

A closer look at the data from Brazil raises questions about the widely held idea that COVID-19 is mainly dangerous for the elderly

22 May 2020 12:53 PM

135 million Indians may lose job due to coronavirus impact

The worst impact will be felt by India's most vulnerable in terms of job loss, poverty increase and reduced per-capita income

17 May 2020 4:25 PM

Tackling global poverty: Do the poor get a voice?

Banerjee and Duflo teach at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Kramer is at Harvard University.

18 Oct 2019 1:16 AM

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World Bank cuts India's growth rate projection to 6 per cent

According to the World Bank, poverty has continued to decline, albeit possibly at a slower pace than earlier.

13 Oct 2019 10:45 AM

This teacher’s ‘junoon’ took education out of classrooms to Mumbai’s skywalks

While many come across these education-deprived kids, only a few have the will to take the initiative to change the situation.

05 Oct 2019 3:33 PM

We're not fully prepared to tackle climate change

A new report points out to our ‘gravely insufficient’ readiness in dealing with climate change.

10 Sep 2019 7:00 PM

Danger of economic slowdown amid concerns of unemployment, poverty: Mayawati

Mayawati's tweet comes amid reports of a drop in sales of several automobile majors due to sluggish demand.

17 Aug 2019 1:58 PM

Not in favour of continuing with MGNREGA forever: Tomar

Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar appreciated women self help groups for providing employment in rural areas.

17 Jul 2019 3:46 PM

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UN lauds India for reducing multidimensional poverty

The organisation said that India has strongly improved nutrition, sanitation cooking fuel and assets.

12 Jul 2019 1:32 PM

Development discourse killed by policymakers’ elitism

There are plenty of ethical questions to be asked from those who make a professional living out of their expertise in poverty and despair.

11 Mar 2019 12:38 AM

Rate of unemployment drops globally

Global unemployment down, but too many working poor: ILO.

14 Feb 2019 9:34 PM

World Toilet Day highlights global sanitation crisis

The toilet crisis is most severe in parts of Africa and Asia facing extreme poverty and seeing a population boom.

19 Nov 2018 8:18 PM

High growth necessary for poverty alleviation: Arun Jaitley

Govt offered insurance at very affordable premium as part of the social security system through the PMJDY account.

15 Nov 2018 4:27 PM

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India a free society, successfully lifting millions out of poverty: Trump at UNGA

Trump said dreams that fill UNGA hall are as diverse as people who have stood at this podium and as varied as countries represented in UN.

26 Sep 2018 9:06 AM

Social media users slam expensive taped sneakers for glorifying poverty

The sneakers, that appear to be worn out, are available online on the brand's website and also on American retail chain Nordstrom.

20 Sep 2018 8:33 PM

Photos on hunger in India posted on World Press Photo's Instagram page sparks outrage

Images by Alessio Mamo show series of poor people standing in front of table with food on it, with their hands covering their faces.

24 Jul 2018 8:30 PM

Banksy's subversive art draws tourists and locals in Paris

The satirical images, tackling issues such as migration and poverty, began popping up late last month.

09 Jul 2018 8:21 PM

Jordan charity gathers hotel leftovers to feed poor

Volunteers work all year round to collect unwanted food from large wedding parties, bakeries and restaurants.

13 Jun 2018 9:38 AM

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