Causes of Poverty in India: Traditions of Discrimination & Exclusion
The causes of poverty in India are nothing short of complex but a lot of progress has been made to tackle them. So, here we'll focus more specifically what’s been done to alleviate poverty so far and what is still holding things back.
Poverty in India: Causes, Effects, Injustice & Exclusion
Despite the country's meteoric GDP growth rate (about 9%), poverty in India is still pervasive; especially in rural areas where 70% of India’s 1.2 billion population live. It is one of the fastest growing economies in the world and yet its wealth is hardly redistributed across the population.
Women in Poverty: The Key to Breaking the Cycle?
The feminization of poverty – or the growing number of women in poverty – has been ongoing for the past four decades. It means that the proportion of women in the world who suffer from poverty keeps growing and that it is becoming a problem that affects more women than men.