Monday, Sep 26, 2022

global poverty


COVID-19 could push extreme poverty to over 1 billion by 2030: UN

December 06, 2020 12:28 pm

"Severe long-term effects of the COVID-19 pandemic could push an additional 207 million people into extreme poverty on top of the current pandemic trajectory, bringing the total to over 1 billion by 2030," noted the study.

No Small Plan: Amid pandemic, Australian consumer brand Thankyou is looking to tackle global poverty

November 02, 2020 5:30 pm

'I think sometimes companies feel like they can't do enough, but even the smallest step forward followed by another one, will lead to great change over time.'

Africa's rapid population growth puts poverty progress at risk: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

September 18, 2018 2:27 pm

"The conclusion is clear: To continue improving the human condition, our task now is to help create opportunities in Africa's fastest-growing, poorest countries," Bill and Melinda Gates wrote in the introduction of the report.

More than 700 million workers living in poverty in emerging and developing countries: ILO

April 21, 2018 2:01 pm

The ILO estimates that 67 million young women and men are unemployed globally, and around 145 million young workers in emerging and developing countries live in extreme or moderate poverty.

Stop UK aid to India and help Britons suffering from flood instead, says UK MP

February 09, 2014 9:35 pm

UK MP Nigel Farage tells the government to stop UK aid to India and asks it to spend that money to help flood-hit Britain.

Whose problem now?

October 07, 2010 2:49 am

Awkward questions about how best to help the poor.