#extreme poverty

  • Article: 'Unignorable Tower' Illustrates the Massive Scale of Poverty in Toronto

    'Unignorable Tower' Illustrates the Massive Scale of Poverty in Toronto

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 7, 2019

    The building would need to house more than 116,000 people. Read more

  • Article: The World Is Dragging Its Feet in Achieving the Global Goals, Says Former UNDP Chief

    The World Is Dragging Its Feet in Achieving the Global Goals, Says Former UNDP Chief

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Jan. 18, 2019

    "There has been ... a lot of lip service but not enough action." Read more

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

    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

    Social Safety Nets Have Lifted 50 Million People Out Of Poverty

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|April 5, 2018

    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

    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

    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: The role of pioneering businesses in the fight to end extreme poverty

    The role of pioneering businesses in the fight to end extreme poverty

    By Hugh Evans|June 24, 2016

    The private sector should be a major player in achieving Global Goals. Read more

  • Article: 10 unconventional holiday gifts that help end poverty

    10 unconventional holiday gifts that help end poverty

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

    Gifts that keep on giving. Read more