Gates Foundation To Give Birth Control To 120 Million Women Worldwide By 2020.

Join us: fb.com/earthwithoutpoverty Gates Foundation To Give Birth Control To 120 Million Women Worldwide By 2020. In 2012 she co-chaired a global summit, Family Planning 2020, that pledged to provide access to contraceptives to 120 million more women around the world by 2020. The effort is falling behind, and it is tougher than expected, she […]

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World’s eight richest men are worth the same as HALF of the rest of the planet.

Join us: fb.com/earthwithoutpoverty World’s eight richest men are worth the same as HALF of the rest of the planet. The eight richest billionaires have as much wealth as half the world’s population. Analysis by Oxfam shows the tycoons have together amassed fortunes totalling £349.8billion ($421.75bn). The planet’s poorest 3.6billion have the same sum between them. ‘This […]

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Your Brain on Poverty: Why Poor People Seem to Make Bad Decisions

Join us: fb.com/earthwithoutpoverty Your Brain on Poverty: Why Poor People Seem to Make Bad Decisions. In August, Science published a landmark study concluding that poverty, itself, hurts our ability to make decisions about school, finances, and life, imposing a mental burden similar to losing 13 IQ points. It was widely seen as a counter-argument to […]

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