A new eight-episode documentary, Up and Out of Poverty, explores the inside story of China’s successful eradication of extreme poverty. Produced by China Media Group (CMG), the documentary features the theories and practices developed by China during the process and demonstrates China’s anti-poverty policies, models, and ideas. Continue reading
BUTUO COUNTY, LIANGSHAN, SICHUAN PROVINCE, CHINA (REUTERS) – Hidden away in mountains thousands of miles from the white-knuckle development of cities like Beijing, live the “hard bones” of China’s poverty, the Yi. Continue reading
Just eight individuals, all men, own as much wealth as the poorest half of the world’s population, Oxfam said on Monday (January 16) in a report calling for action to curtail rewards for those at the top. Jacob Greaves reports. Continue reading
Indian child rights activist and laureate Kailash Satyarthi questions the world’s stand on children’s education, saying the countries around the globe were spending money on weapons and wars instead of investing in education.
Facebook Co-Founder Mark Zuckerberg announces during the United Nations Private Sector Forum, the launch of a global campaign to support a connectivity declaration, which recognises internet access as an important enabler of human rights.