#global poverty

  • Article: Half the World's Poor Live in Just Five Countries: Report
    Citizenship

    Half the World's Poor Live in Just Five Countries: Report

    By Erica SanchezMadeleine Keck  and  Jana Sepehr|Jan. 16, 2019

    But two are on track to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030. Read more

  • Article: The Income Gap Is Widening, Despite Falling Poverty Rates, Report Says
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    The Income Gap Is Widening, Despite Falling Poverty Rates, Report Says

    Oct. 11, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Experts say development aid must focus on improving the lives of the poorest 20% of people. Read more

  • Article: Global Happiness Levels Are the Lowest in 10 Years
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    Global Happiness Levels Are the Lowest in 10 Years

    Sept. 12, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Conflict-hit Central African Republic was the world's unhappiest place last year. Read more

  • Article: The True Cost of a Cup of Assam Tea? Poverty and Illness for Workers
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    The True Cost of a Cup of Assam Tea? Poverty and Illness for Workers

    Aug. 28, 2017|News Deeply

    The much-loved brew comes at a cost. Read more

  • Article: 8 Men Own as Much as the Poorest 3.6 Billion People on the Planet
    Finance & Innovation

    8 Men Own as Much as the Poorest 3.6 Billion People on the Planet

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 17, 2017

    The wealth of these men is not a sign of extreme talent; it’s a sign of profound political failure. Read more

  • Article: Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Extreme Poverty?
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    Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Extreme Poverty?

    By Phineas Rueckert|Oct. 17, 2016

    Today is #PovertyEradicationDay. How much do you know about extreme poverty around the world? Read more

  • Article: 1.1B People Have Risen From Extreme Poverty Since 1990, World Bank Says
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    1.1B People Have Risen From Extreme Poverty Since 1990, World Bank Says

    By Meghan Werft|Oct. 3, 2016

    This new report shares insight why and how to end poverty by 2030. Read more