Defining the poverty problem
IN FOCUS: POVERTY
Policy File: Poverty’s many dimensions
Poverty is perhaps the world’s largest policy issue, affecting billions of people every day. For Anti-Poverty Week 2019, we’re focusing on what policymakers can do about it. Getting us underway, Sharon Bessell outlines poverty’s different aspects, linking a better understanding of poverty to the potential for greater action.
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Changing the story on child poverty
Evidence has shown for a long time that the best way out of poverty is to increase incomes and access to resources. So why hasn’t policy responded? Gill Main writes about a ground-breaking study from the UK that aims to help policymakers hear the real story.
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