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# Poverty

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Opinion: Austerity cuts that directly affect women and children have been piled on by this government
Elizabeth Madden
Poor people in Ireland are twice as likely to die of cancer
Almost a quarter of people across Europe live on the brink of poverty
Some good news for a Sunday morning: The world is becoming a better place
The number of billionaires in the world doubled during the global crisis
Opinion: Sky-rocketing childhood poverty is a direct result of austerity
Julien Mercille
More than 130,000 children slipped into poverty during the recession
Ireland is ahead of the pack in terms of supporting developing countries
Open house: What we learned about homelessness this week
Column: In El Salvador, a total ban on abortion has led to death and decades of imprisonment
Colm O'Gorman
Opinion: Government needs a wake-up call over water charges
Jimmy Kelly
One in five older Irish people live in deprivation
Open thread: What words do you associate with homelessness?
One third of Irish population forced to go without basic necessities
99% of young adults in D6 go to college, just 15% in D17
One in four children in Ireland are born to a non-Irish mother
Apple's iPhone 6 faces a big pricing problem around the world
The '100 millionth' Filipino baby was born this morning
Oxfam in Canada was told that it isn't allowed prevent poverty anymore
Suitcase or coffin? The choice thousands of people faced in CAR
'The homeless tsunami has arrived' as Dublin numbers reach new high
Opinion: An opportunity to rid the world of poverty is on the horizon
Jim Clarken
Should families with teens be given more money to feed them?
16% of people in Ireland living below poverty line have jobs
Up for debate: What sort of Ireland do we want?
Ireland treats children seeking asylum as 'second class citizens'
Opinion: How can we revitalise rural towns? Simple – take some of the risk out of doing business
Cathal O’Donoghue
The recession is popping up a lot on Leaving Cert papers this year
Opinion: Climate change is the single biggest threat to winning the fight against hunger
Jim Clarken
Poor people in Europe forced to choose between heating and eating
Opinion: Equality and social justice for women is my life’s work
Salome Mbugua,
UN committee meets in Dublin to plan Eradication of Poverty day
Opinion: Across Europe, equality is being obliterated by austerity
Rachel Mullen
Column: A vaccine could soon be here for one of the most devastating diseases on the planet
Hans Zomer
Over 232,000 children in Ireland are living in poverty
Column: The forgotten crises that don't make the evening news still deserve our attention
Joe Costello
Heroin, warmth and Christmas dinner: Stories from two men living on Dublin's streets
Column: The Troika created a social experiment – and Ireland was the unlucky lab rat
Nessa Childers
Column: New thinking about tackling extreme deprivation in Europe
Emer Costello MEP
Pay gap between men and women has increased during the recession