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Watch: Kidnapping for cash thrives in eastern Congo

Jul 21, 2016

Watch: Kidnapping for cash thrives in eastern Congo

Kidnapping for cash is a flourishing activity in North Kivu, a province of Congo where victims cannot count on the state to halt the racket #Red Cross #Poverty #South Africa #Money #Cash #Congo #kidnapping #Shareworthy
Human Rights Watch slams child labour in Afghanistan, calls on govt to enforce laws

Jul 14, 2016

Human Rights Watch slams child labour in Afghanistan, calls on govt to enforce laws

"Extreme poverty" often drives child labour in Afghanistan, one of the poorest countries in the world. #Afghanistan #Poverty #HumanRights #Child Labour #Human Rights Watch
Decoding Burhan Wani and Kashmir unrest: Is 'Indian oppression' to blame?

Jul 11, 2016

Decoding Burhan Wani and Kashmir unrest: Is 'Indian oppression' to blame?

This sexing up of Burhan is running simultaneous to the victimhood narrative which is being used as a blanket term to explain the protests and attacks against Indian government and its security apparatus. #Terrorism #Al-Qaeda #Pakistan #Poverty #Indian Army #J&K Police #islamic-state #Kashmir unrest #proxy war #Burhan Wani #Hizbul Mujaheedin #counter-terrorism operation
Drought-hit Marathwada migrants triple their incomes in Mumbai; rise above poverty: Report

Jun 13, 2016

Drought-hit Marathwada migrants triple their incomes in Mumbai; rise above poverty: Report

Despite the rough conditions, migrants from Marathwada earn enough money in Mumbai’s construction industry to climb above the poverty line. #India #NewsTracker #Poverty #Mumbai #Maharashtra #Below Poverty Line #MGNREGA #migration #Marathwada #Latur #Nanded #construction workers #Marathwada drought
GDP at 7.9%: Why lack of jobs, low investments take the sheen away

Jun 01, 2016

GDP at 7.9%: Why lack of jobs, low investments take the sheen away

The government has set the stage for a high-growth phase by addressing the issue of inclusive growth; but there is no reason to celebrate the China-like growth just yet #Poverty #Gross Fixed Capital Formation #7.9% GDP growth #7.6% GDP growth #private investments
Stealing food not a crime if you are poor and hungry, rules court in Italy

May 05, 2016

Stealing food not a crime if you are poor and hungry, rules court in Italy

The Supreme Court in Italy on Monday overturned the conviction of a homeless man from Ukraine, who was caught stealing food from a store in Genoa in 2013 and ruled that "stealing small amounts of food out of necessity is not a crime". #NewsTracker #Poverty #Italy #Ukraine #Genoa #Shareworthy #Cassation Court #Roman Ostriakov
Triple murder-suicide in Odisha: Poverty drives Dalit woman to kill self and three children in Nabarangpur district

Apr 06, 2016

Triple murder-suicide in Odisha: Poverty drives Dalit woman to kill self and three children in Nabarangpur district

A Dalit woman allegedly poisoned her three children, set her house on fire and committed suicide apparently due to poverty at a village in Odisha's Nabarangpur district, a police officer said on Wednesday. #S&P #NewsTracker #Poverty #Dalit #Odisha #Chhatisgargh #Kosagumuda
New York's wealthiest want higher taxes to help address poverty, infrastructure

Mar 21, 2016

New York's wealthiest want higher taxes to help address poverty, infrastructure

A group of millionaires in New York have written to top lawmakers, calling on them to consider raising taxes on the state's wealthiest residents #NewsTracker #Poverty #Andrew Cuomo #New York #taxes