#extreme poverty

  • Article: Child Poverty at Staggering Levels Across Canada, Report Shows
    Finance & Innovation

    Child Poverty at Staggering Levels Across Canada, Report Shows

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 18, 2018

    Overall, 17% of children aged 17 and under live in low-income households. Read more

  • Article: Social Safety Nets Have Lifted 50 Million People Out Of Poverty
    Finance & Innovation

    Social Safety Nets Have Lifted 50 Million People Out Of Poverty

    April 5, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The world has reduced extreme poverty has by more than 50% since 1990, the World Bank reports. Read more

  • Article: US Income Inequality Is So Bad That Now the UN Is Taking Action
    Citizenship

    US Income Inequality Is So Bad That Now the UN Is Taking Action

    By David Brand|Dec. 8, 2017

    About 40 million Americans live below the poverty line, but advocates say many more people are poor. Read more

  • Article: There's an underwater Gold Rush happening right now that you probably haven't heard of
    Environment

    There's an underwater Gold Rush happening right now that you probably haven't heard of

    By Dean Bowen|June 28, 2016

    Countries and corporations are racing to claim huge areas of the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian oceans Read more

  • Article: 10 unconventional holiday gifts that help end poverty
    Citizenship

    10 unconventional holiday gifts that help end poverty

    By Meredith Hastings|Nov. 23, 2015|World Vision

    Gifts that keep on giving. Read more

  • Article: World Bank / IMF commit to lift 20 million people out of poverty
    Citizenship

    World Bank / IMF commit to lift 20 million people out of poverty

    Oct. 19, 2015|Global Poverty Project

    Understanding the impact Read more

  • Article: The Price is Right: Extreme Poverty at the New York Bodega
    Citizenship

    The Price is Right: Extreme Poverty at the New York Bodega

    By Amy Freeland|Jan. 30, 2015

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