#Poverty

  • Article: Nobel Prize for Economics 2019 Awarded to 3 Pioneers for Their Fight Against Poverty

    Nobel Prize for Economics 2019 Awarded to 3 Pioneers for Their Fight Against Poverty

    By Jana Sepehr  and  Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 14, 2019

    The recipients include Esther Duflo — who’s the youngest winner ever and only the second woman. Read more

  • Article: 8 Million People Were Lifted Out of Poverty in Bangladesh in the Last 10 Years: Report

    8 Million People Were Lifted Out of Poverty in Bangladesh in the Last 10 Years: Report

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 13, 2019

    “Bangladesh has an inspiring story of reducing poverty and advancing development.” Read more

  • Article: Governor of Lagos Pledges to Embed the 'Transformative Power of Toilets' in Policy-Making

    Governor of Lagos Pledges to Embed the 'Transformative Power of Toilets' in Policy-Making

    By Imogen Calderwood|RB|Oct. 9, 2019

    Nigerian politician Babajide Sanwo-Olu said sanitation is a “defining issue” for him. Read more

  • Article: These Are the Most Impoverished Places in England: Data

    These Are the Most Impoverished Places in England: Data

    By Helen Lock|Oct. 2, 2019

    Nine out of 10 towns and cities with the most deprivation are in the north. Read more

  • Article: We Need $350 Billion a Year to Achieve the Global Goals. Here’s How That’s Possible.

    We Need $350 Billion a Year to Achieve the Global Goals. Here’s How That’s Possible.

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 26, 2019

    It requires a complete transformation of foreign aid, corporate investment, and philanthropy. Read more

  • Article: Jacinda Ardern Says Economic Growth Is Pointless If People Aren't Thriving

    Jacinda Ardern Says Economic Growth Is Pointless If People Aren't Thriving

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 25, 2019

    New Zealand’s new well-being budget focuses on mental health and poverty reduction. Read more

  • Feature: Inside the London Private Members' Club Staffed by People Overcoming Homelessness

    Inside the London Private Members' Club Staffed by People Overcoming Homelessness

    By Helen Lock|Sept. 20, 2019

    The central London venue is celebrating five years of impact. Read more

  • Article: Australian Welfare Recipients Are Nearly 7 Times More Likely to Suffer Poor Health: Study

    Australian Welfare Recipients Are Nearly 7 Times More Likely to Suffer Poor Health: Study

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 10, 2019

    “Poor health is a barrier to work.” Read more