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Niti Aayog Sees Corruption and Poverty-free India by 2022
Government think tank Niti Aayog has envisaged a New India by 2022 which will be free from poverty, dirt, corruption, terrorism, casteism and communalism. According to New India @2022 document...
Poverty may up death rate more than obesity, alcohol: Lancet
People living in poverty may be 1.5 times or 46 per cent more at risk of an early death than individuals who are obese and heavily consume alcohol, a study has found. The findings showed that low...
Somalia: A Cry For Help
We Indians are quiet familiar with the name of this place all thanks to Prime Minister Modi (Since he is the reason behind the Kerala-Somalia comparison controversy). But, here WMI would like to take...
Feel Good, Hate Everything : No Need To Do Better
Whenever we waste food, water or any facilities we have, just think about those who don't have it. Look around yourself and be thankful for whatever you have because there are lots of people around...
UN: A New Sustainable Development Agenda
Voices around the world are demanding leadership on poverty , inequality and climate change . To turn these demands into actions, world leaders gathered on 25 September, 2015, at the United Nations...
What Happens When The Economics Of Everything Meet The Internet Of things?
When we think of eradicating extreme poverty , most of us associate this idea with the provision of basic needs. Food. Water. Shelter. Some argue to include clean air, security, even access to basic...
What Is The Link Between Carbon Emissions And Poverty?
Almost two decades after Kyoto, negotiators at the COP21 climate conference reached a global agreement to limit global warming to 2° Celsius. It is meant to keep global warming in check and minimize...
A Day in the Life: America’s Hungry Children
What is life like for the 15.8 million children who live in food insecure homes? To find out, Witnesses to Hunger, a research and advocacy group, gives digital cameras to mothers of young children...
How to rescue people from deep poverty—and why the best methods work
IN A small hut overlooking a muddy river, a dozen women are trying to explain how they fell into destitution. After a few stories of husbands falling ill or vanishing, of ill-paid work drying up, of...
Study: Obesity, A Poverty Issue
A new study has found that poor children are three times more likely to be obese than the rich kids, suggesting that obesity and poverty go hand in hand. Children who are overweight or obese are far...
To End Poverty, Eliminate Gender-Based Violence
1/3 of women worldwide have or will experience intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence in their lifetime. This is not only a grave social issue, but one with economic consequences...
Extreme poverty to fall below 10%: World Bank
Extreme poverty will this year fall to less than 10% of the global population for the first time, although there is still "great concern" for millions in Africa , a World Bank report said today. "...
The best ways to fight extreme poverty
In 1950, people in South Korea and Pakistan earned roughly the same amount of money annually. Today, the two countries are scarcely comparable. South Korean’s per capita income has grown 23-fold...
Transforming the Fight Against Poverty in India
Transferring cash to poor families, on the condition that their kids attend school and get vaccinations, has been shown to be an effective way to reduce poverty and improve human health and well-...
Earthquake pushed 1 million Nepalese below poverty line: Report
A national crisis caused by the April 25 earthquake and its aftermath has pushed an estimated one million people below poverty line, a Nepal government report has revealed. Presenting the findings of...
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