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    Failure to address inequality, reduce poverty keeps millions homeless

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 08, 2021

    A LARGE number of people are said to have remained homeless even 50 years after independence, mainly because of the lack of political will of...

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    Inclusive economic policy must for poverty reduction

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 06, 2021

    INCONSISTENCY and mismanagement in poverty reduction initiatives and a discriminatory economic policy appear to have frustrated poverty reduction rate in Bangladesh. While the government has...

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    Four in 10 Argentines living in poverty

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires | Updated at 10:51pm on April 01, 2021

    The economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic has worsened poverty in Argentina, with some 12 million people in urban areas unable to afford a basket...

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    Hundreds protest police repression in Tunisia

    Agence France-Presse . Tunis | Updated at 10:44pm on January 24, 2021

    Hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets of Tunisian cities on Saturday to protest police repression, corruption and poverty, following several nights of unrest marked...

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    Poverty, inequality surge in Bangladesh: SANEM

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:35pm on January 23, 2021

    The rate of poverty in the country has surged due to the COVID-19 outbreak, according to a survey conducted by the South Asian Network on...

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    National Social Service Day today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:08am on January 02, 2021

    National Social Service Day-2021 will be observed today under the initiative of social welfare ministry through different programmes across the country. The theme of the...

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    Syrians in Lebanon in extreme poverty: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:03pm on December 19, 2020

    Nine out of 10 Syrian refugee families in Lebanon are living in extreme poverty, according to a United Nations report released Friday, citing ‘compounded crises’...

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    PM stresses multilateral efforts to protect earth

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:09am on November 11, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday called upon the global leaders to make multilateral efforts in unison to lessen inequity, exterminate poverty and protect the...

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    Cooperatives can eradicate poverty totally in Bangladesh: PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 03:32pm on November 07, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday stressed the need for formation of village multipurpose cooperative societies to rid the country of poverty completely. ‘No poverty...

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    Experts call for poverty reduction thru social justice

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:02am on October 19, 2020

    Experts on Saturday stressed the need for bringing in social justice and tolerance as aspects of poverty reduction. Speaking in a webinar organised by BRAC,...