The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, celebrated annually on October 17th, aims to promote understanding and dialogue between people living in poverty and the wider society.
After years of delays and technical problems, the U.S. space agency, NASA, has finally kick-started its costly aerospace mission using $93 billion of the American worker’s taxpayer money at a time when a large proportion of families in the country are struggling to put food on the table.
The United Kingdom has been warned of a gloomy economic outlook with a recession now a certainty as a consequence of higher energy prices. This is while new figures show around half of British adults are struggling to pay their energy bills, rent, or mortgage payments.
On Saturday, President Ebrahim Raisi said no one should be denied of the opportunity for education due to poverty.
A pandemic-delayed African free trade deal, if fully implemented, could boost incomes across the continent, pull millions out of poverty.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Wednesday that the coronavirus pandemic threatens the progress of Africa and could push millions into extreme poverty.
The coronavirus pandemic is increasing poverty in UK, where levels are already high after a decade of austerity triggered by the global financial crisis.