A new report from the International Labour Organization said it would cost around ten trillion US dollars to eradicate both extreme and moderate poverty in the next 15 years. That works out at $600bn dollars a year between now and then.
The world's least developed countries need more reliable power sources. Just turning the lights on could lift nearly 600 million people out of the depths of poverty, according to a new UN report.
Developing countries like Bangladesh bear the brunt of climate change. DW talks to climate expert Saleemul Huq about what the global community must do to help them adapt — and why he's optimistic about this year's COP.
A report by the UN children's agency UNICEF has revealed the high level of child poverty in the first world. Germany was ranked among the best scoring countries while child poverty in the US was above the global average.
The Dutch government is planning to set up a fund to finance safe abortions in developing countries. The move comes after US President Donald Trump halted US funding for such programs.
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