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Tackling poverty, shame and social exclusion: Pakistan

A look at poverty, shame and the wealth divide within Pakistan through the eyes of Lahore's poorest and richest residents, depicting the polarisations in profession, education and social life through how they view each other. For more information about this research in Pakistan, please click on the following link: http://povertyshamedignity.... Read more

Tackling poverty, shame and social exclusion: Uganda

Focusing on the capital city Kampala, this film from the University of Oxford's research calls attention to the concerns of poverty in Uganda such as wealth distribution, everyday aspirations and the repercussions of social and economic inequality. For more information about this research in Uganda,please click on the following link: http://... Read more

Tackling poverty, shame and social exclusion: United Kingdom

Working with colleagues in different countries around the world, the Department of Social Policy and Intervention  at the University of Oxford in England have recently completed research that tackles poverty, shame and social exclusion. This project examines that shame is universally experienced by those living in poverty. Shame is believed... Read more

Fashion made from recycled land fill materials

Conserve India was founded in 1998 as a way to reduce Delhi's growing waste problem, and as a method of poverty alleviation by empowering rag pickers through employment and social capital. Conserve India started as a fledgling recycling project but quickly adapted to confront the biggest challenge it was facing; what to do with the thousands... Read more

Communities can be strengthened by bringing people together

Bridging the Gap is a charity based in the Gorbals area of Glasgow with over 15 years experience of working with people from all different backgrounds and cultures. They want to support families, create inclusive communities and inspire young people. To give children the best possible start in life we support parents by providing places for their... Read more