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Poverty and hunger

Blog / 5th October 2023

The time has come for a grand progressive coalition that will press the Democratic Party to redeem FDR’s 1944 call for a second Bill of Rights - guaranteeing economic security for all, write Harvey J. Kaye and Alan Minsky for Common Dreams.

Blog / 2nd October 2023

When the UN’s 193 member states reviewed the current status of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including the eradication of extreme poverty and hunger by 2030, the verdict was mostly failures—and with little or no successes.

News / 22nd September 2023

Two billion face severe financial hardships when paying out-of-pocket for necessary medical treatment, according to a joint World Health Organization-World Bank report.

News / 22nd September 2023

世界保健機関と世界銀行の共同報告書によると、20億人が必要な治療費の自己負担で深刻な経済的困難に直面しています。

News / 7th September 2023

気候変動活動家や反貧困運動家らは、来月ニューヨークでの国連総会において、世界の指導者による世界的な食料危機に関する緊急会議を開催するよう呼びかけています。

News / 7th September 2023

Climate activists and anti-poverty campaigners are calling for an emergency meeting of world leaders on the global food crisis at the United Nations General Assembly in New York next month.

Article / 5th September 2023

英国の慈善団体は首相に宛てた書簡で、社会保障制度が困っている人々に適切な支援を提供し、誰もが生活必需品を得る法的権利を有するようにする「必需品の保証」を求めています。

Article / 4th September 2023

UK charities have written to the Prime Minister calling for an 'essentials guarantee' so that the social security system provides adequate support to those in need, and everyone has a legal entitlement to the basics of life. 

News / 29th August 2023

フィリピンに本拠を置く開発銀行によると、新型コロナウイルス感染症のパンデミックと生活費高騰により、アジアの発展途上国では昨年さらに7000万人近くが極度の貧困状態で生活していました。

News / 29th August 2023

Nearly 70 million more people lived in extreme poverty in developing Asian countries last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic and rising living costs, a Philippines-based development bank has said.