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    India’s Policy Thrust Helped Eliminate Extreme Poverty, says Brookings Institution Report

    The transition to a higher poverty line provides an opportunity to redefine existing social protection programs particularly with the objective of better identification of...

    Bangladesh Tea Workers Get a Pittance After 18-Day Strike

    The tea workers had thrust the ball in the court of prime minister Sheikh Hasina – but the settlement comes for a pittance. The...

    Micro-estimates of wealth data ‘can help tackle poverty’

    Around 97 million people were pushed into extreme poverty in 2021. Now, researchers at the University of California and the Data for Good programme...

    COVID-19 And Military Coup Result in Poverty; Impact Food Consumption In Myanmar

    An United Nations study estimates that in a worst-case scenario, almost half the population of Myanmar could slide below the poverty line by 2022....

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    In Bangladesh, Nipah Virus Keeps the Health System on its Toes

    There’s no cure and no vaccine for the Nipah Virus – and so far this year, both confirmed cases...
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    Debt Swaps Could Release $100 Billion for Climate Action

    If a country and its creditors agree to a swap, a portion of that nation’s debt can be written...

    Sri Lanka: Unlawful Use of Weapons in Policing of Protests, Says Amnesty

    During 2022 and 2023, Sri Lankans called for accountability for the prolonged economic crisis, corruption and human rights violations,...

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    In Bangladesh, Nipah Virus Keeps the Health System on its Toes

    There’s no cure and no vaccine for the Nipah...

    Debt Swaps Could Release $100 Billion for Climate Action

    If a country and its creditors agree to a...