A fact-filled but easy listening briefing on global poverty and the millennium development goals. Have we been able to reduce AIDS and put more children in school? Where are we with malnutrition? Is Africa really worse off than other places? What has the Make Poverty History campaign achieved?
Sabina Alkire is an economist and a non-stipendiary Anglican priest. She directs the Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative, a new research centre at the University of Oxford, and is a Research Associate at Harvard’s global equity initiative.