People’s struggle for food in Bihar

People’s struggle for food in Bihar

Right to Food is equally important as any other fundamental right. Food is one of the most basic Human needs for survival, linked to the right to life. At a recent event organised in Patna by Bihar Dalit Vikas Samiti (BDVS) and Lok Manch, a movement to ensure food security for the poor, several people […]

It’s possible to end poverty in South Asia

It’s possible to end poverty in South Asia

Annette Dixon of the World Bank writes: October 17 is the international day to end poverty. There has been much progress toward this important milestone: the World Bank Group’s latest numbers show that since 1990 nearly 1.1 billion people have escaped extreme poverty. Between 2012 and 2013 alone, around 100 million people moved out of […]