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Early findings from an upcoming report show how one generation’s education can make or break the next generation’s success.

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October 17 marks the 25th anniversary of End Poverty Day. Find out how you can get involved in the fight to end poverty by 2030.

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Two new complementary poverty lines—set at $3.20 and $5.50—are joining the $1.90 International Poverty Line.

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Measuring Poverty

Measuring Poverty

Our target is to have no more than 3 percent of the world’s population living on just $1.90 a day by 2030.

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Inequality and Shared Prosperity

Inequality and Shared Prosperity

We're working to increase the incomes and welfare of the less well off.

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IDA: Our Fund for the Poorest

The International Development Association (IDA) aims to reduce poverty by providing funding for programs that boost economic growth.

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Ending Extreme Poverty and Sharing Prosperity: Progress and Policies

The policy note examines policies needed to accelerate progress toward achieving a world free of poverty and boosting shared prosperity.

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Systematic Country Diagnostics

The SCD looks at issues in countries and seeks to identify barriers and opportunities for sustainable poverty reduction.

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The Pulse of South Sudan

Through surveys, the initiative gathers data on poverty and also collects video testimonials from people on their living conditions.

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Maura K. Leary
mleary@worldbank.org