International Poverty Eradication Day

International Poverty Eradication Day

  • National

    India slams UN expert for bias towards minority community in Pakistan

    Anirban Bhaumik, After a special rapporteur of the United Nations referred to alleged discrimination against Muslims in India in a report, New Delhi accused him of being biased towards a community which itself 'unleashed horrors against minorities' in other countries in South Asia. The country has been protesting against atrocities on minorities in Pakistan after the Imran...

    • 2 hrs ago
  • World

    UN Launches #PledgetoPause Campaign To Curb Spread Of Misinformation Amid COVID-19

    Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres on October 21 will be announcing the #PledgetoPause campaign as an effort to create "a new social media norm" which will help fight the misinformation being spread about the novel coronavirus pandemic. The campaign is a part of a UN initiative launched in May called 'verified' and it is...

    • 12 hrs ago
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    One in six children living in extreme poverty, figure set to rise during pandemic: United Nations

    A new analysis of World Bank Group and UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) highlights that one in six children - or 356 million globally - were living in extreme poverty before the COVID-19 pandemic began, and the figure is set to worsen significantly. 'Global Estimate of Children in Monetary Poverty: An Update', notes that sub-Saharan Africa, with its...

    • 13 hrs ago
  • World

    One in six children living in extreme poverty, figure set to rise during pandemic: UN

    United Nations: An estimated one in six children - or 356 million globally - were living in extreme poverty before the COVID-19 pandemic began, and this is set to worsen significantly, according to a new World Bank Group and UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) analysis. 'Global Estimate of Children in Monetary Poverty: An Update', notes that sub-Saharan...

    • 15 hrs ago
  • Coronavirus

    One in Six Children Living in Extreme Poverty, Figure Set to Rise During Covid-19 Pandemic: UN

    United Nations: An estimated one in six children or 356 million globally were living in extreme poverty before the COVID-19 pandemic began, and this is set to worsen significantly, according to a new World Bank Group and UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) analysis. 'Global Estimate of Children in Monetary Poverty: An Update', notes that sub-Saharan Africa,...

    • 17 hrs ago
  • Home

    One in six children living in extreme poverty, figure set to rise during pandemic: UN

    An estimated one in six children or 356 million globally were living in extreme poverty before the COVID-19 pandemic began, and this is set to worsen significantly, according to a new World Bank Group and UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) analysis.'Global Estimate of Children in Monetary Poverty: An Update', notes that sub-Saharan Africa, with its limited social...

    • 17 hrs ago
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    One in six children living in extreme poverty, figure set to rise during pandemic: UN

    Image Source : AP One in six children living in extreme poverty, figure set to rise during pandemic An estimated one in six children - or 356 million globally - were living in extreme poverty before the COVID-19 pandemic began, and this is set to worsen significantly, according to a new World Bank Group and UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) analysis. 'Global Estimate...

    • 18 hrs ago
  • World

    One In Six Children Living In Extreme Poverty, Figure Set To Rise During Pandemic: UN

    An estimated one in six children or 356 million globally were living in extreme poverty before the COVID-19 pandemic began, and this is set to worsen significantly, according to a new World Bank Group and UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) analysis. 'Global Estimate of Children in Monetary Poverty: An Update', notes that sub-Saharan Africa, with its...

    • 18 hrs ago
  • Home

    One In Six Children Living In Extreme Poverty, Figure Set To Rise During Pandemic: UN

    United Nations: An estimated one in six children or 356 million globally were living in extreme poverty before the COVID-19 pandemic began, and this is set to worsen significantly, according to a new World Bank Group and UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) analysis. 'Global Estimate of Children in Monetary Poverty: An Update', notes that sub-Saharan Africa, with its...

    • 19 hrs ago
  • National

    United Nations 'dismayed' at India arrests, NGO restrictions

    Anirban Bhaumik, The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, on Tuesday expressed concern over use of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) to constrain the activities of the non-government organisations in India. The statement from the top UN human rights official came days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government froze the bank accounts of...

    • 23 hrs ago

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