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Analysis: 1 in 6 children lives in extreme...

'1 in 6 children lives in extreme...

World

Tue, Oct 20 2020

The analysis also notes that more than 70% of children in extreme poverty live in a household where the...

OP-ED: How can we eradicate...

OP-ED: How can we eradicate...

Mohammad Tareq Hasan

Fri, Oct 16 2020

The present economic system needs to be made more egalitarian 

OP-ED: Children need their schools...

OP-ED: Children need their schools...

Julian Francis

Thu, Oct 15 2020

The pandemic has caused many to drop out of school -- this could be a disaster on top of a disaster

Infographic: Rise in world's poor, courtesy...

Infographic: Rise in world's poor, courtesy...

World

Tue, Oct 13 2020

For more than two decades extreme poverty has been declining, but now the economic fallout of Covid-19...

OP-ED: Sustaining the progress we have...

OP-ED: Sustaining the progress we have...

The Conversation UK

Fri, Oct 9 2020

Is it possible to restore the pre-pandemic trend? 

World Bank: Covid-19 could push 115m...

Covid-19 could push 115m into extreme...

World

Thu, Oct 8 2020

Sub-Saharan Africa remains the epicenter of the problem, and could see an additional 40 million people...

Unicef: Covid-19 pandemic pushes 150m...

Covid-19 pushes 150m more children into...

World

Fri, Sep 18 2020

Before the pandemic, the average number of severe deprivations per child was around 0.7. It is now estimated...

OP-ED: Crippled livelihoods threaten...

OP-ED: Crippled livelihoods threaten...

Polin Kumar Saha , Shahida Akhter

Mon, Sep 14 2020

Sustainable livelihood is a prerequisite to establishing sustainable development

OP-ED: Don’t expect a normal life

OP-ED: Don’t expect a normal life

It is better to be ready for more disruptions to come

UN expert: Pandemic's worst impacts...

UN expert: Pandemic's worst impacts...

World

Fri, Sep 11 2020

Even though governments have pledged social schemes to help, the world's poorest people are often...

OP-ED: Inspiring farmers to stand and...

OP-ED: Inspiring farmers to stand and...

Nafis Ehsas Chowdhury

Mon, Sep 7 2020

Co-operative societies can sustain livelihoods in rural communities

ED: Averting a food crisis

ED: Averting a food crisis

Editorial

Tue, Sep 1 2020

Food security must be made an utmost priority at this time

OP-ED: Don’t forget the Rohingya

OP-ED: Don’t forget the Rohingya

Saharin Priya Shaoun

Thu, Aug 27 2020

It would be disastrous if coronavirus spread in the Rohingya refugee camps

Survey: Income drops for underprivileged...

Survey: Income drops for underprivileged...

Economy

Tue, Aug 18 2020

16% Dhaka city dwellers migrated

OP-ED: The day I met Bangabandhu

OP-ED: The day I met Bangabandhu

Julian Francis

Sat, Aug 15 2020

Remembering the things that mattered to him

OP-ED: Bangladesh after the...

OP-ED: Bangladesh after the...

Mohammed Asaf-Ud-Doulah

Sun, Aug 9 2020

What will our country look like once the coronavirus becomes a thing of the past?

UN: Southeast Asia poverty to surge...

UN: Southeast Asia poverty to surge...

World

Fri, Jul 31 2020

'The crisis threatens to destroy the livelihoods of Southeast Asia's 218 million informal...

OP-ED: Can civil society help overcome...

OP-ED: Can civil society help overcome...

Shafayat Nazam Rasul

Fri, Jul 24 2020

How these organizations can provide invaluable knowledge to weather a pandemic

ED: There is no reason to lose

ED: There is no reason to lose

Editorial

Sat, Jul 18 2020

 We must, in the coming years, look beyond income, and pay attention to access to safe drinking...

UN report: 19 million people lifted...

UN: 19m in Bangladesh lifted out of...

Bangladesh

Fri, Jul 17 2020

The lockdown to stop the spread of coronavirus has left 16.4 million people under the poverty line, Bangladesh...

ED: Next time, we must do better

ED: Next time, we must do better

Editorial

Thu, Jul 16 2020

We must deal with this ongoing crisis with the utmost seriousness