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From gangster to kindest: Curbing school violence

Worldwide, it is reported that one in every two students between 13-15 are victims of bullying. My school is no different. My school in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah is located close to squatter homes which is known as a known as a bad area. It had a reputation…

by · Friday, 18 January 2019 · Malaysia

Floridablanca mayor continues gift-giving ‘to alleviate poverty

In a Facebook post on Thursday, Manalansan said, “This gift giving program enables the Local Government Unit to alleviate poverty in the municipality …

by · Friday, 18 January 2019 · Philippines

Nearly 6.7 million poor households get preferential loans in 2018

… target set by the Prime Minister, significantly contributing to realising the national target programmes on sustainable poverty reduction and new-style …

by · Friday, 18 January 2019 · Vietnam

36M children lack access to basic services in Ethiopia

A joint press release said the report studied child poverty in nine dimensions — development/stunting, nutrition, health, water, sanitation, and housing.

by · Thursday, 17 January 2019 · Turkey

Cao Bang asked to reduce multidimensional poverty for ethnic minorities

NDO – Politburo member Truong Thi Mai held a working session with leaders of the northern province of Cao Bang on the socio-economic …

by · Thursday, 17 January 2019 · Vietnam

PH cause-oriented groups join WEF in Davos

Labor leader Leody de Guzman of the Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino noted: “the problem of inequality traces the root causes of poverty, which …

by · Thursday, 17 January 2019 · Philippines

Cebu indigents urged to propose anti-poverty programs

Cebu indigents urged to propose anti-poverty programs … must also be direct proponents of the government’s poverty alleviation programs, an urban …

by · Wednesday, 16 January 2019 · Philippines

Number of Latin Americans in extreme poverty highest since 2008: UN agency

(Reuters) – The number of people living in extreme poverty in Latin America increased in 2017 to the highest level in almost a decade despite an …

by · Tuesday, 15 January 2019 · Philippines

Balochistan Deserves Justice In Chinese Projects

Balochistan and FATA respectively have 74 percent and 71 percent multidimensional poverty. Some 62 percent of people in Balochistan have no …

by · Monday, 14 January 2019 · Afghanistan

Universal basic income / Is it time for a radical reimagining of society in Southeast Asia?

Fuelled by rampant poverty and fears that rising automation will strip millions of low-skilled workers of their livelihoods, more and more countries are …

by · Monday, 14 January 2019 · Uncategorised