The multidimensional poverty analysis reveals 53.7% poverty in India, as opposed to the official estimate of 22%. During 1999 - 2006, poverty reduced in India but less than its neighbors.
What is poverty life like in third world countries? Find out how those living in poverty really live life on a daily basis in their third world country.
Rice and beans for a week? It doesn't sound too bad but it challenged our relationship. How a church challenge to embrace poverty was more difficult than me imagined and taught us lessons we did not expect.
Is obtaining food stamps something a lazy person can do with little effort. Read one person's account of the process, then you decide.
Poverty is a curse as it stops the growth of the country as a whole. Poverty is not only where there is lack of basic resources but also where people are not ready to fight against it and also where they don’t stand against its eradication....
Dozens of cities across the U.S. have made it against the law to be poor or to help poor people. More cities are passing similar laws all the time. Should charities be outlawed in America?
India's official poverty line is very low and has lost credibility. It ismore like a number game. The current poverty estimates range from 12.4% to 41%. For Indian poor it's just a Joke.
Poor people are as useful for the society as the rich. They must be respected because they are the creation of an unjust socio-economic order. It is foolish to view them as inferior in any way.
Unfortunately, poverty continues to be a persistent problem around the world. This hub discusses some of the antecedents (or causes) of poverty.
Empowerment of poor people is essential to counter their state of powerlessness and voicelessness. It makes them active agents of change in their own lives, rather than passive recipients of dole.