The question is whether Covid-19 will awaken us to the stark inequalities of our world, or does it simply represent a new cause of impoverishment for the vast swathes of humanity who have long been disregarded by the public’s conscience.
The time has come for a massively ambitious plan to overcome the impacts of the coronavirus crisis in developing countries, and on a scale we’ve never seen before in our lifetimes. By Chema Vera from Oxfam International.
Social protection is a universal human right, and governments have the tools at their disposal to end hunger and poverty sustainably. Yet the majority of humanity remain unprotected, explain Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis Chowdhury.