#Poverty

  • Article: 8 Million Children Have Been Pushed Into Child Labor and Begging Due to COVID-19: Report

    8 Million Children Have Been Pushed Into Child Labor and Begging Due to COVID-19: Report

    By Madeleine Keck|July 10, 2020

    The economic impact of the pandemic has devastating consequences for children. Read more

  • Article: Top 10 Countries Improving on the SDGs as Global Progress Stalls Due to COVID-19

    Top 10 Countries Improving on the SDGs as Global Progress Stalls Due to COVID-19

    By Joe McCarthy|July 9, 2020

    The pandemic has “erased” progress on the Sustainable Development Goals. Read more

  • Article: COVID-19 Exposes 'Distorted Picture' of Global Poverty Gains, UN Envoy Says

    COVID-19 Exposes 'Distorted Picture' of Global Poverty Gains, UN Envoy Says

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 8, 2020

    “$1.90 a day is really miserable subsistence and by no means amounts to eradicating poverty.” Read more

  • Article: Afghan Capital's Poorest Communities Are Struggling to Survive Amid Hunger and COVID-19

    Afghan Capital's Poorest Communities Are Struggling to Survive Amid Hunger and COVID-19

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 24, 2020

    Poor workers who hoped to find a better future in the city are now struggling to survive. Read more

  • Article: Economic Fallout From COVID-19 Could Thrust Hundreds of Millions More Into Poverty: Report

    Economic Fallout From COVID-19 Could Thrust Hundreds of Millions More Into Poverty: Report

    By Madeleine Keck|June 23, 2020

    "Extreme poverty in Australia's immediate region is likely to skyrocket.” Read more

  • Article: Rev. William Barber Talks Poverty, Racism, and Demanding a 'Reconstruction of Everything'

    Rev. William Barber Talks Poverty, Racism, and Demanding a 'Reconstruction of Everything'

    By Joe McCarthy|June 17, 2020

    Rev. Barber has dedicated his life to fighting poverty and “interlocking injustices.” Read more

  • Article: How COVID-19 Is Hitting Employment in Nigeria — and Pushing People Into Poverty

    How COVID-19 Is Hitting Employment in Nigeria — and Pushing People Into Poverty

    By Akindare Okunola|June 16, 2020

    Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are responsible for most of Nigeria's employment. Read more

  • Article: African Artists, Academics, and Activists Pen Powerful Open Letter Addressing Racism in the US

    African Artists, Academics, and Activists Pen Powerful Open Letter Addressing Racism in the US

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 10, 2020

    “America has broken our hearts. We cannot remain silent.” Read more