#Extreme poverty

  • Article: Climate Change Is Threatening the Fight to End Extreme Poverty: UN
    Environment

    Climate Change Is Threatening the Fight to End Extreme Poverty: UN

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 10, 2019

    “It is abundantly clear that a much deeper, faster and more ambitious response is needed.” Read more

  • Article: A 'Climate Apartheid' Is Right Around the Corner, UN Warns
    Environment

    A 'Climate Apartheid' Is Right Around the Corner, UN Warns

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 25, 2019

    The UN’s special rapporteur on human rights offers a blistering rebuke to governments. Read more

  • Article: The 2019 Waislitz Global Citizen Awards Are Now Open
    AdvocacyCitizenship

    The 2019 Waislitz Global Citizen Awards Are Now Open

    April 12, 2019

    Apply for a chance to win $100K or $50K to scale your work to end extreme poverty. Read more

  • Article: This Chinese Village Is Fighting Poverty With Yoga
    Citizenship

    This Chinese Village Is Fighting Poverty With Yoga

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 11, 2019

    Lotus position. Shavanasa. Prosperity. Read more

  • Article: $2.6 Trillion Is Lost to Corruption Every Year — And It Hurts the Poor the Most
    Citizenship

    $2.6 Trillion Is Lost to Corruption Every Year — And It Hurts the Poor the Most

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 11, 2018

    “I call on leaders everywhere to listen.” Read more

  • Article: Hondurans Joined the Migrant Caravan Because of Extreme Poverty
    Citizenship

    Hondurans Joined the Migrant Caravan Because of Extreme Poverty

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 31, 2018

    The caravan isn’t a political stunt; it’s a matter of life or death. Read more

  • Article: India Halved Its Poverty Rate in 10 Years: Report
    Citizenship

    India Halved Its Poverty Rate in 10 Years: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 21, 2018

    Globally, 1.3 billion people live in poverty. Read more

  • Article: Climate Change Could Push 720 Million People Into Extreme Poverty: Report
    Environment

    Climate Change Could Push 720 Million People Into Extreme Poverty: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 2, 2017

    “There are no walls or fences that can keep climate out.” Read more