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World - Region
7/1/2021 10:39:37 AM
The price of menstrual pads has risen by almost 500 percent since the start of a financial crisis the World Bank has dubbed likely one of the world's worst since the 1850s

World - Region
6/22/2021 2:16:36 PM
Most Lebanese have seen their purchase power drop and their savings evaporate, and more than half the tiny country's population now lives below the poverty line

World - Region
6/17/2021 2:41:00 PM
Banks, central to the service-oriented economy, are paralysed. Savers have been locked out of dollar accounts. The currency has crashed, driving a swathe of the population into poverty

World - International
6/7/2021 5:49:38 PM
The crisis has pushed more than 100 million more workers into poverty, the ILO said in its annual World Employment and Social Outlook report ahead of the conference

World - International
6/5/2021 10:25:29 AM
With India's devastating recent virus surge easing in cities, the deadly pandemic is ravaging the vast poverty-stricken rural hinterland. But here, ignorance and fear rule

World - International
6/2/2021 2:46:33 PM
The pandemic has pushed over 100 million more workers into poverty, the UN said Wednesday, after working hours plummeted and access to good quality jobs evaporated

World - Region
6/1/2021 9:49:50 AM
Lebanon defaulted on its debt last year, the currency lost around 85 percent of its value and poverty is devastating a country once seen as a beacon of prosperity in the region

Al-Ahram Weekly - Economy
5/22/2021 11:04:00 AM
What should the MENA region do to overcome the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic

Al-Ahram Weekly - Economy
4/24/2021 12:56:00 PM
International donor agencies are helping small and medium-sized enterprises in Egypt to alleviate poverty and reduce unemployment

World - Region
4/11/2021 5:31:09 PM
Endless political deadlock, as well as alleged corruption and negligence, finally gave way to a financial slump now sounding the death knell for a fragile middle class

Business - Economy
4/7/2021 5:17:02 PM
The IMF also approved new loan resources worth $24 billion for the poverty reduction and growth trust instruments as well as pledging $773 billion as extra grants to the CCRT instrument, according to the policy agenda.

Life & Style - Food
3/31/2021 5:04:23 PM
Abu Shadi turns down the heat in his oven once he has baked enough manaeesh (plural form of manousheh) to save on gas

Business - Economy
3/21/2021 2:37:11 PM
Such a gap is expected to push close to 90 million people falling below the extreme poverty threshold since the pandemic started, according to Okamoto

World - Africa
3/17/2021 5:17:00 PM
The Sahel, the semi-arid zone has become a crucible of jihadist terror, climate change and population movement

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
3/12/2021 9:34:00 PM
Khaled Abdel-Fattah, director and official spokesperson of the Decent Life initiative, tells Al-Ahram Weekly about the ambitious national project

World - Region
3/9/2021 1:43:29 PM
Road blocks have become a near daily occurrence in the small Mediterranean country and lasted all day Monday, including in and out of Beirut

World - Region
3/1/2021 4:20:15 PM
Unable to find work, Ahmed Farea has sold everything including his wife's gold to feed and house two young daughters in one small room

Al-Ahram Weekly - Living
2/26/2021 10:49:00 AM
In many cases driven abroad by poverty and conflict at home, more and more African female household workers are looking for a better future in Egypt

World - Region
2/1/2021 6:39:33 PM
A large bag of flat bread, previously weighing 900 grammes and costing 2,000 Lebanese pounds, would now weigh 930 grammes and cost 2,500 pounds, a rise of around 20 percent, the National News Agency said.

Sports - World
1/31/2021 4:22:31 PM
Rashford, a high-profile campaigner against child food poverty, said he would not share the details of the abuse as many of his followers were children

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