#World Bank

  • 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

  • Feature: How Global Citizen Helped Secure the World Bank’s Biggest Water & Sanitation Commitment Yet
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    How Global Citizen Helped Secure the World Bank’s Biggest Water & Sanitation Commitment Yet

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 18, 2020

    The bank committed $15 billion over five years to reach 150 million people living in poverty. Read more

  • Article: In French, COVID-19 Is Feminine. What If the Cure to the Pandemic Is Also Decisively Female?

    In French, COVID-19 Is Feminine. What If the Cure to the Pandemic Is Also Decisively Female?

    From The World Bank Group|June 10, 2020

    The Académie Française has ruled that COVID is feminine. So how can women and girls turn the tide? Read more

  • Article: What Lessons Can We Learn From Polio in Tackling COVID-19?

    What Lessons Can We Learn From Polio in Tackling COVID-19?

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 8, 2020

    Polio used to be one of the deadliest diseases in the world. Now, it’s 99.9% eradicated. Read more

  • Article: Global Poverty Is Expected to Increase for the First Time in More Than 20 Years

    Global Poverty Is Expected to Increase for the First Time in More Than 20 Years

    By Jana Sepehr  and  Brandon Wiggins|April 21, 2020

    This could eliminate three years of progress in eliminating global poverty. Read more

  • Article: UK Makes World’s Largest Donation To Find A Coronavirus Vaccine

    UK Makes World’s Largest Donation To Find A Coronavirus Vaccine

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 27, 2020

    Britain has committed an additional £210M in funding to international COVID-19 relief efforts. Read more

  • Article: Poverty Increases in Thailand Following 3 Decades of Decline: World Bank Report

    Poverty Increases in Thailand Following 3 Decades of Decline: World Bank Report

    By Madeleine Keck|March 13, 2020

    The report has called on the government to heavily invest in the next generation. Read more

  • Article: 5 Important Facts About Extreme Poverty Everyone Should Know

    5 Important Facts About Extreme Poverty Everyone Should Know

    By Catherine Caruso  and  Maria Camila Montañez|Jan. 27, 2020

    To end poverty by 2030, we must take action now. Read more