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Imagine if… we finally eradicate poverty (plus, how it could happen) It’s 2050. Extreme poverty is history and people are living better than ever. Fantasy or near-future reality? We find out Perspective Society World
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The surprisingly simple solution to poverty that is changing lives What if we just give money directly to people who need it? It’s a simple idea that is catching on, with encouraging results Economics Politics Society
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The charity that helps create homes for women fleeing domestic abuse Furniture poverty can drive victims back to their abusers. This charity works to get surplus furniture to women in need Society UK
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How a new seed gives Guatemalans a way out of hunger and bad health Making everyday staples more nutritious is one way to tackle malnutrition. A new seed in Guatemala is doing just that Agriculture Food Society
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The under-reported decline of global poverty Since yesterday, 250,000 people have been lifted out of bone-crushing, one-meal-a-day, soul-destroying, unrelenting, extreme poverty, writes... Opinion
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The new UN sustainable development goals: what's different? This weekend the UN sustainable development goals will be agreed upon at a summit in New York. Asghar Zaidi explains how the new goals aim t... Opinion Sustainable Development
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