This blog is an addition to the Poverties.org website. It'll keep you updated on new content and exclusive blog posts about poverty.
The US national poverty level is measured by an outdated poverty line that fails to see how the American society and poverty have evolved since the 1950s
The feminization of poverty – i.e. the growing number of women in poverty – is a huge issue that includes millions of missing women & violence against them
Understanding family poverty can give you the keys to better understand child poverty, the challenges women face every day and how governments can help
Bidi is a leaf-rolled cigar made of coarse tobacco prepared for smoking. Bidi industry is one of the foremost cottage industries in India. India ranks
Following the end of the communist Khmer Rouge regime and its massacres, the country is now slowly recovering and fighting extreme poverty in Cambodia
Fighting an entire social system to tackle poverty in Bangladesh proves harder than thought. But innovations from within the country may change the game
The government has been fighting poverty in China for decades but inequalities are on the rise alongside the issues of migrant workers & access to education
Best online documentaries & independent documentary films about politics, refugees, poverty, disasters, global warming and the challenges our society faces
This week another documentary, this time on poverty and education in China. It's entitled "China's Ant People" and examines the growing contradictions within the Chinese economy: the obsession with diplomas and yet the ever fewer jobs for graduates, the scams that result of this and how people make do with the situation.
Child labor in South Africa is fueled by unemployment & discrimination that affects the black population. Extreme poverty causes extreme ways to survive
Continuing on the series of documentaries entitled "Why Poverty", here's the one on inequalities and the causes of poverty in the US : "Park Avenue - Money, Power & The American Dream".
Here below is a link to the causes of poverty in the United States:
The causes & effects of child labor in India are intimately tied with extreme poverty and the failure to achieve universal education and develop schools
These days, there's been a whole series of documentaries broadcasted around the world on major TV networks called "Why Poverty".
Today, let's look at the documentary named "An Animated History of Poverty", available on YouTube in 4 parts:
I live in a big colony, and the building has 30 floors. There's a beautiful sea view from my house, 15th floor. But between my building and the highway
Child labor in China was largely tackled by decades of economic development, but new challenges arise with the issues of child trafficking and factories