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As part of the Vatican celebration of World Day of the Poor on November 13, a dozen doctors and nurses and 90 medical students set up shop in St Peter’s Square. Source: NCR Online.
Australia has a serious and little-acknowledged problem with poverty and should follow New Zealand’s lead to legislate to halve child poverty by 2030, advocates say. Source: The Australian.
COVID-19 has dealt the “biggest setback” to global poverty reduction efforts in decades, and the World Bank has warned that the goal to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030 likely remains out of reach. Source: SBS News.