Inequality and development

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UK aid cuts make it vital to address anti-black bias in funding | Kennedy Odede
Covid-19 has shown the effectiveness of local partners. If the sector is to respond and rebuild, it must redistribute power

Kennedy Odede

16, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Nearly all global farm subsidies harm people and planet – UN
Almost 90% of the $540bn of support a year harms people’s health, the climate and drives inequality

Damian Carrington Environment editor

14, Sep, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Welcome to the new colonialism: rich countries sitting on surplus vaccines | Akin Olla
Last month, 130 countries had yet to administer a single dose of vaccine. Meanwhile the US has enough for three times its population

Akin Olla

14, Apr, 2021 @10:26 AM

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'Bangladesh has come a long way': people of Dhaka on half a century of independence
A rickshaw rider, a domestic worker, a student and a photographer on how their lives have changed

Kaamil Ahmed

26, Mar, 2021 @12:46 PM

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The making of a megacity: how Dhaka transformed in 50 years of Bangladesh
In the half century since independence, the capital has expanded – both remarkably and chaotically – from peaceful town to economic hub

Kaamil Ahmed and Rafiqul Islam Montu in Dhaka

26, Mar, 2021 @12:45 PM

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Covid 'may leave 12 million children unable to read'
UN finds pandemic is widening education inequality with millions of girls unlikely to return to school

Kaamil Ahmed

22, Mar, 2021 @11:21 AM

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How Covid could be the 'long overdue' shake-up needed by the aid sector
Analysis: as need outstrips funding, experts are making the case for overhauling ‘old-fashioned’ donor-recipient narratives

Karen McVeigh

05, Feb, 2021 @8:30 AM

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‘We could have lost her’: Zimbabwe's children go hungry as crisis deepens
As food shortages worsen due to drought and the economic insecurity of lockdown, one in three children are malnourished

Nyasha Chingono in Harare

15, Dec, 2020 @6:30 AM

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‘My angel’: man who became face of India’s stranded helped home by stranger
Image captured the plight of the millions of migrant labourers left unable to return home in the pandemic

Amrit Dhillon in New Delhi

19, May, 2020 @6:30 AM

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Where India’s government has failed in the pandemic, its people have stepped in
Civil society has outperformed the state in helping to feed India’s poorest. It should be seen as ally not enemy

Bharati Ramachandran

05, May, 2020 @5:30 AM

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‘They are starving’: women in India’s sex industry struggle for survival
Exclusion from government Covid-19 relief has left many reliant on private food donations, as fears raised over protection from transmission after lockdown

Reshmi Chakraborty and Hema Ramaprasad

29, Apr, 2020 @6:45 AM

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Lockdowns leave poor Latin Americans with impossible choice: stay home or feed families
Families struggle to maintain coronavirus restrictions as they seek to stay afloat: ‘My fear is my children going hungry’

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro, Uki Goñi in Buenos Aires, Cindy Jiménez Becerra in La Paz, Lexi Parra in Caracas, Joe Parkin Daniels in Bogotá, and David Agren in Mexico City

21, Apr, 2020 @10:00 AM

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