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Newspaper sanitary pad wakes Britain up to ‘period poverty

LONDON: A British maker of sanitary products has placed adverts in newspapers featuring a cut-out pad to raise awareness of “period poverty” in a …

by · Wednesday, 15 August 2018 · Nepal

Poverty alleviation work reviewed

ODA agreements of poverty reduction signed between 2016 and August 2018 were estimated to be worth US$1.24 billion, accounting for nearly 12 …

by · Wednesday, 15 August 2018 · Vietnam

House backs bill giving poor families P26K subsidy a year

The program is the country’s poverty reduction strategy that allocate monetary allowance to qualified poor households for a maximum of five years to …

by · Tuesday, 14 August 2018 · Philippines

Efforts increased to reduce poverty nationwide

However, he said, poverty reduction has remained unstable, with the annual per capita income of many ethnic minority groups reaching only 7-8 …

by · Tuesday, 14 August 2018 · Vietnam

House OKs on 2nd reading bill institutionalizing 4Ps

The bill defines the poor as the households whose income falls below the poverty threshold as defined by the National Economic Development …

by · Tuesday, 14 August 2018 · Philippines

Maza may return to work after dismissal of murder raps: Palace

MANILA — National Anti-Poverty Commissioner (NAPC) Liza Maza can go back to work following the decision of the Nueva Ecija Regional Trial Court …

by · Tuesday, 14 August 2018 · Philippines

Maza may return to work after dismissal of murder raps: Palace

MANILA — National Anti-Poverty Commissioner (NAPC) Liza Maza can go back to work following the decision of the Nueva Ecija Regional Trial Court …

by · Tuesday, 14 August 2018 · Philippines

Maza may return to work after dismissal of murder raps: Palace

MANILA — National Anti-Poverty Commissioner (NAPC) Liza Maza can go back to work following the decision of the Nueva Ecija Regional Trial Court …

by · Tuesday, 14 August 2018 · Philippines

Maza may return to work after dismissal of murder raps: Palace

MANILA — National Anti-Poverty Commissioner (NAPC) Liza Maza can go back to work following the decision of the Nueva Ecija Regional Trial Court …

by · Tuesday, 14 August 2018 · Philippines
How can Bangladesh increase its resilience to disasters through better informed policies and programs?

How can Bangladesh increase its resilience to disasters through better informed policies and programs?

 

Schools across Bangladesh are highly vulnerable to floods, cyclones and earthquakes. How can the country mitigate and respond to the risks of these natural hazards? By using the GeoDASH platform – a geospatial data sharing platform – the Direc…

by · Tuesday, 14 August 2018 · Bangladesh