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Poverty
  • Mar 18, 2018

    Venezuelan children wait for a free meal at a migrant shelter set up at the Tancredo Neves Gymnasium in Brazil.
    AP Photo/Eraldo Peres
  • Oct 23, 2017

    Simone Batista, holding her baby Arthur, looks into the camera as tears roll down her cheeks while she recounts being cut from the "Bolsa Familia" government subsidy program for low-income people, at her shack home in the Jardim Gramacho slum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Batista wants to appeal the government cutting her from the program, but doesn't have enough money to take buses to the administrative office downtown.
    AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo
  • Where Time Stands Still
    Jul 27, 2017

    Where Time Stands Still

    This glimpse of a Bihar village in 2008 could well have been from a ­century earlier
    Photograph by Jitender Gupta
  • A Pot To Scrape
    Jul 27, 2017

    A Pot To Scrape

    Income is an indicator of survival chances at the poorest end
    Photograph by Vijay Pandey
  • Nov 19, 2016

    A demonstrator dressed as Santa Claus marches to the National Congress with a multi-pronged protest banner shaped as a Christmas tree during a protest demanding the approval of a stimulus bill to alleviate growing poverty, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Tens of thousands of Argentines flooded the capital streets, demanding the passage of the bill that would create a million jobs to face growing poverty levels.
    AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko
  • Jul 31, 2016

    A flood affected woman holding her baby cooks food near a temporary shelter on an embankment in Morigaon district, Assam.
    AP Photo/Anupam Nath
  • Jun 21, 2016

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh presenting cooking gas connection to woman living below poverty line (BPL) during the launch of "pradhan mantri ujjwala yojana" in Lucknow.
    PTI Photo by Nand Kumar
  • Jun 12, 2016

    Sonali Shetty and street children sitting outside a restaurant after they were refused service, in New Delhi.
    PTI Photo
  • Jun 03, 2016

    A homeless boy cleans a chicken's foot to prepare it for dinner collected from chicken shops near a railway track in Gauhati, Assam.
    AP Photo/ Anupam Nath
  • May 08, 2016

    A worker who lives in the street, brushes his teeth as another drinks water as they begin the day in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
    AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh
  • Jan 29, 2016

    Endless Wait A widowed woman seen in her home in Lalitpur, Bundelkhand, in Uttar Pradesh
    Narendra Bisht
  • Jan 14, 2016

    Proof Of Hunger A woman gets food through her ration card in Orissa
    AP
  • Jul 24, 2015

    Woman with her child at Chandwa village, Jharkhand on Feb 25, 2014.
    Sanjay Rawat
  • Jul 17, 2015

    Streetkids sleep on a bench on a roadside pavement in Old Delhi
    Sanjay Rawat
  • Jun 24, 2015

    A man dressed up goddess Kali waits for alms as a municipal worker fumigates at the Kamakhya temple during the annual Ambubasi festival in Gauhati, Assam.
    AP Photo/ Anupam Nath
  • May 27, 2015

    Two young girls bathe their siblings by a public tap on a hot summer day at Badshahpur, on the outskirts of New Delhi.
    AP Photo/Saurabh Das
  • May 01, 2015

    A labourer who breaks pieces of coal for baking bricks at a brick-manufacturing unit drinks water on the outskirts of Allahabad
    AP Photo/ Rajesh Kumar Singh
  • May 01, 2015

    A labourer who breaks pieces of coal for baking bricks at a brick-manufacturing unit displays his palms on the outskirts of Allahabad.
    AP Photo/ Rajesh Kumar Singh
  • Apr 09, 2015

    In this photo taken on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, an Indian man takes rest on the bed as a woman looks on in New Delhi, India, India's Planning Commission, tasked with updating its poverty line figures to reflect rising prices, told the nation's Supreme Court Wednesday that fifty cents a day was "adequate" for the average Indian villager to spend on basic needs.
    AP
  • Apr 09, 2015

    Dogs sleep near a family of migrant resting on a pavement in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015.
    AP
  • Apr 09, 2015

    Tribhuvan Tiwari
  • Apr 09, 2015

    All bags packed Riaz’s mother wheels him in a suitcase filled with clothes alongside a Mumbai highway
    Reuters (From Outlook 20 April 2015)
  • Mar 22, 2015

    Mohammed Ayub, a 57-year-old government worker, sits among students from poor families at a makeshift school set up in a park in Islamabad, Pakistan. Ayub has dedicated most of his life to teaching the less fortunate of this city. For three decades, children who might otherwise have gotten no education sat through his classes.
    AP Photo/B.K. Bangash
  • Feb 27, 2015

    Newspaper vendor ties newspapers on his bicycle early in the morning at the old city area of New Delhi.
    AP Photo/Bernat Armangue
  • Feb 12, 2015

    A farmer works in a field along with his two sons in a village near Krishnai, in Goalpara district of Assam.
    PTI Photo
  • Oct 10, 2014

    The protein shortage in the diet of the poor is shocking
    Sanjay Rawat
  • Oct 09, 2014

    Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister, M.Venkaiah Naidu rewards a girl during the ‘World Habitat Day’ at Vigyan Bhawan, in New Delhi.
    PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
  • Sep 01, 2014

    Homeless sleep covered with blankets near Jama Masjid mosque in New Delhi.
    AP Photo/ Bernat Armangue
  • Aug 28, 2014

    Jharkhand Mukti Morcha activists show black flags to Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Sudarshan Bhagat ahead of the launch of Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna in Jamshedpur.
    PTI Photo
  • Aug 28, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Minister of State for Commerce & Industry (Independent Charge), Finance and Corporate Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman at the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, in New Delhi.
    PTI Photo/ PIB
  • Aug 28, 2014

    People queue up in large numbers at a bank to open Jan Dhan accounts after its launch in Patiala.
    PTI Photo
  • Aug 28, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses at the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana in New Delhi.
    PTI Photo by Manvender Vashist
  • Aug 28, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan at the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana in New Delhi.
    PTI Photo by Manvender Vashist
  • Aug 28, 2014

    Women beneficiaries displaying the ATM/Debit cards after receiving it from Union Minister for Law and Justice, Communications and Information Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad during the launch of 'Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana' in Chennai.
    PTI Photo by R Senthil Kumar
  • Aug 28, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana in New Delhi.
    PTI Photo by Manvender Vashist
  • Aug 28, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses at the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana in New Delhi.
    PTI Photo by Manvender Vashist
  • Aug 21, 2014

    A laborer pulls a cart heavily loaded with goods while others assist him as they make their way through a crowded street in the old city area of New Delhi.
    AP Photo/Bernat Armangue
  • Jul 18, 2014

    City troubles Urban migration is a given, but our cities have few facilities to offer the poor
    PTI
  • Jul 06, 2014

    Allahabad.
    AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh
  • Mar 18, 2014

    Arup Ghosh, from Bhadreswar, West Bengal won the Open People category of the Sony World Photography awards for his image titled "Poor God". Shot while Ghosh was travelling on a local train during Durga Puja, the photograph shows a young boy singing devotional songs and begging for alms dressed as Lord Shiva. Ghosh also won an award in the Open category in the 2008 Sony World Photography Awards.
  • Jan 27, 2014

    Outside AIIMS hospital A man peeps out of an old DTC bus which is being used as night shelter.
    Photo by Narendra Bisht/ Outlook
  • Jan 23, 2014

    ISBT flyover New Delhi.
    Photo by Narendra Bisht/ Outlook
  • Jan 23, 2014

    The ISBT flyover New Delhi.
    Photo by Narendra Bisht/ Outlook
  • Jan 23, 2014

    Kashmiri Gate New Delhi
    Photo by Narendra Bisht/ Outlook
  • Jan 23, 2014

    ISBT, New Delhi
    Photo by Narendra Bisht/ Outlook
  • Jan 23, 2014

    ISBT Searching for shelter on a cold night.
    Photo by Narendra Bisht/ Outlook
  • Jan 23, 2014

    Kashmiri Gate A homeless man sleeping at a night shelter in Kashmiri Gate, in New Delhi.
    Photo by Narendra Bisht/ Outlook
  • Jan 23, 2014

    ISBT Homeless, among the commuters.
    Photo by Narendra Bisht/ Outlook
  • Jan 23, 2014

    Kashmiri Gate New Delhi
    Photo by Narendra Bisht/ Outlook
  • Jan 23, 2014

    ISBT Homeless, cold night.
    Photo by Narendra Bisht/ Outlook
  • Jan 23, 2014

    ISBT New Delhi
    Photo by Narendra Bisht/ Outlook
  • Jan 23, 2014

    ISBT Homeless, coping with the Delhi cold.
    Photo by Narendra Bisht/ Outlook
  • Jan 23, 2014

    Karolbagh A homeless person shows his voter identity card at a night shelter.
    Photo by Narendra Bisht/ Outlook
  • Jan 23, 2014

    Hanuman Temple Fire to ward off the cold.
    Photo by Narendra Bisht/ Outlook
  • Jan 23, 2014

    Connaught Place Preparing to sleep
    Photo by Narendra Bisht/ Outlook
  • Jan 23, 2014

    Connaught Place New Delhi
    Photo by Narendra Bisht/ Outlook
  • Jan 23, 2014

    Hanuman Temple Puja Sharma 23, widow with two kids, warms herself as she sits in front of a fire.
    Photo by Narendra Bisht/ Outlook
  • Jan 23, 2014

    AIIMS Junction An old bus, far right, is now shelter for patients’ families
    Photo by Narendra Bisht/ Outlook
  • Jan 23, 2014

    Connaught Place A homeless woman and her child stay close to a small fire
    Photo by Narendra Bisht/ Outlook
  • Jan 23, 2014

    The ISBT Bodies huddle up under a flyover near the bus terminal
    Photo by Narendra Bisht/ Outlook
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