1 in 5 children live in extreme poverty: Report

One in five children live in extreme poverty, subsisting on less than $1.90 a day, UNICEF and the International Labour Organization (ILO) said in a joint …

by · Thursday, 7 February 2019 · Turkey

Poverty, disability and stigma depress Ethiopian lepers

Poverty, disability and stigma depress Ethiopian lepers … bank states that 24 percent of the population lives below the “national poverty line in 2016”.

by · Saturday, 2 February 2019 · Turkey

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

Over one million Israeli children live in poverty: NGO

An NGO has found that more than one million Israeli children, or 35.6 percent of all kids in the occupied territories, are living in poverty. The food …

by · Sunday, 16 December 2018 · Israel, Turkey

‘S. Africa should do more to address apartheid legacy’

“We know that for those who are still afflicted by poverty, by the legacy of dispossession and by underdevelopment, our progress has not been fast …

by · Friday, 7 December 2018 · Turkey

Nigeria: Tackling malnutrition could cut poverty

At least 33 percent of Nigerians will escape extreme poverty if the country successfully tackles malnutrition, nutrition experts have said, arguing that …

by · Wednesday, 5 December 2018 · Turkey

Fighting poverty in South Sudan should be SPLM’s top priority: Salva Kiir

"From my perspective, the greatest enemy of the people of South Sudan is poverty, which is the mother of illiteracy, poor health, fighting, corruption …

by · Tuesday, 4 December 2018 · Turkey

Global Citizens pledge $7.3B to end poverty in Africa

The Global Citizen Festival is an annual music festival organized by the Global Poverty Project to end extreme poverty by 2030, one of the UN’s …

by · Monday, 3 December 2018 · Turkey

Bulgarians block roads against high fuel prices, poverty

Sofia – Thousands of Bulgarians blocked major roads and border checkpoints to Turkey and Greece on yesterday as weekend protests against high …

by · Sunday, 18 November 2018 · Philippines, Turkey

UK austerity detrimental to citizens: UN report

Phillip Alston, the UN’s special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, published his report after a two-week tour of the country in which he …

by · Friday, 16 November 2018 · Turkey