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poverty

Poverty-stricken world
BR Research

Poverty-stricken world

The first goal of United Nation’s sustainable development goals (SDGs) is ending poverty in all forms by 2030....
Published 29 Dec, 2021 07:56am
SDG report card
BR Research

SDG report card

Still trying to emerge from the pandemic, countries’ progress on many of the SDGs has halted and backtracked due ...
Published 17 Dec, 2021 08:01am
Blame game
Editorials

Blame game

EDITORIAL: Inter-ministerial coordination and cooperation, the hallmark of smooth government functioning, appears to...
Published 06 Oct, 2021 04:17am
Tackling poverty
Opinion

Tackling poverty

One of the key questions today is what has happened to the incidence of poverty in 2020-21, a year which is new...
Published 29 Jun, 2021 03:24am
India contributed to nearly 60% of the global rise in poverty in 2020: Study
World

India contributed to nearly 60% of the global rise in poverty in 2020: Study

  • According to a recent study, an estimated 131 million people were thrust into poverty in 2020, as the global economic slump caused by the pandemic has shrunk the world's middle class population.
  • A large driver of this rising poverty appears to be the South Asian region, which “is estimated to have added nearly double the amount of people to the ranks of the globally poor as sub-Saharan Africa in the pandemic".
Updated 29 Mar, 2021 04:53pm