As only the second Catholic president after John F. Kennedy, Biden has made his audience with the pope a clear priority
29 Oct 2021 11:57 AM
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
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
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
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
Banerjee and Duflo teach at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Kramer is at Harvard University.
18 Oct 2019 1:16 AM
According to the World Bank, poverty has continued to decline, albeit possibly at a slower pace than earlier.
13 Oct 2019 10:45 AM
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
A new report points out to our ‘gravely insufficient’ readiness in dealing with climate change.
10 Sep 2019 7:00 PM
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
Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar appreciated women self help groups for providing employment in rural areas.
17 Jul 2019 3:46 PM
The organisation said that India has strongly improved nutrition, sanitation cooking fuel and assets.
12 Jul 2019 1:32 PM
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
Global unemployment down, but too many working poor: ILO.
14 Feb 2019 9:34 PM
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
Govt offered insurance at very affordable premium as part of the social security system through the PMJDY account.
15 Nov 2018 4:27 PM
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
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
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
The satirical images, tackling issues such as migration and poverty, began popping up late last month.
09 Jul 2018 8:21 PM