Category Archives: Poverty

Poverty Alleviation Through Enterprise Development

Enterprises have been the core of the economic fabric of Pakistan as the country lacks industrial growth in each sector causing fewer job opportunities in percentage comparison to the population growth. Continue reading

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Professional Begging: A Social Curse

According to a recent research conducted by UNICEF, above 80% professional beggars are indulging in malpractices like drug addiction, prostitution, child abuse, human trafficking and pick pocketing. Continue reading

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Growing Inequalities in Pakistan

The countr­y needs to uplift societ­y by addres­sing all types of inequa­lities throug­h invest­ing in people’s capabi­lities­. Continue reading

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Climate Change: A Threat Multiplier

Climate Change is a threat, which is transnational, and not just confined to national boundaries. It has become a serious challenge for global security. Continue reading

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Learning from fast growing neighbours

Standing at 146th position out of 187 in the Human Development Index, Pakistan falls in the “low human development” category. Investment in reducing inequalities is now critical and if healthy measures are not taken, millions of people will fall in the poverty trap. Continue reading

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