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 picture of global poverty is changing. To make poverty history, we can't rely solely on historical ways to measure poverty. That’s why we’re measuring poverty in all countries, among all people, looking at multiple aspects of life. 

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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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See how our staff in country offices around the world marked #EndPoverty Day.

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Together We All Prosper

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