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Prisoners of Poverty: A Flip Side of Pakistan

Mariam Khan | Posted 04.13.2014 | Home
Mariam Khan

Struck with one of the highest inflation rates in the world along with scarce job opportunities, extreme levels of poverty and an endless wave of terrorism that has blanketed the city, residents of Karachi, the industrial hub of Pakistan are certainly going through turbulent times.

Les Misérables: How Many People Live in Extreme Poverty?

Marcelo Giugale | Posted 06.22.2013 | Home
Marcelo Giugale

$1.25 a day. How would your life look if you had to live on that? You'd save your meager cash to buy food, just to keep yourself and your family alive. It would all add up to a miserable existence, wouldn't it?