Tag Archives: Poor

Poor, helpless and left in the dark

Over 600 poor Christian families of F-6/2 Kachi Abadi living without electricity despite paying bills Residents say committee formed by J Salik embezzled electricity dues that they had been paying to it

Moot calls for better food pricing system

A panel of four retired jurists has said that the rising food prices are denying the right to adequate food to the poorest in Pakistan besides provoking hunger, malnutrition and social unrest

Pak’s richest 20% capture 45% of monthly income: Oxfam

Rising inequality could set the fight against poverty back by decades, Oxfam warned Thursday as it published “Even it Up: Time to End Extreme Inequality Report” showing that the number of billionaires worldwide has more than doubled since the financial crisis.

The Shame of Being Poor in Pakistan

Poverty is universally linked with feelings of shame, finds study An international research carried by Oxford University suggests that the condition of being poor is universally linked with feelings of shame. The