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Impending poverty tsunami

Impending poverty tsunami

COVID-19 has turned all economies upside down leaving the most vulnerable people in the lurch. Coronavirus pandemic is fast amplifying poverty in the developed and the developing countries alike. All hell has broken loose in particular for the families which …

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Inflation begets poverty

Inflation begets poverty

Mr Imran Khan, the premier of Pakistan, says that if poverty rises, we will not win war against pandemic. He is right and it is a cause of massive concern at the moment. The prime objective of the Government of …

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The bewildered impoverished

The bewildered impoverished

Prior to the calamity of the COVID-19, Ms Seema used to visit over ten houses every day to teach children. She is the sole breadwinner since her husband’s income is reliant on the daily labour if offered by someone. Both …

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Post-Pandemic unemployment

Post-Pandemic unemployment

Almost the entire world except a few countries imposed lockdown to halt the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus (COVID-19). This precautionary measure prompted spike in the unemployment across the globe leaving the poorest of the poor in the lurch. …

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