PIECING TOGETHER THE POVERTY PUZZLE

Solving global poverty will require a comprehensive understanding of what, exactly, it means to be poor.

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The global poverty rate has now reached a historic low of 10 percent—perhaps the greatest human achievement of our time. But the fight isn’t over yet. On #EndPoverty Day, October 17, learn how we’re working to broaden our understanding of poverty with new standards for a growing world.

 

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Our Dream is a World Free of Poverty

Learn more about the World Bank's work on poverty reduction.

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Join Us Each Year on End Poverty Day

What progress has been made on poverty reduction, and what challenges remain on the road to 2030?

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Creating Mobility Across Generations

How can one generation’s education make or break the next generation’s success?

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Together We All Prosper

Join us in ending poverty and investing in opportunity.