Bappenas conducted a simulation to predict how COVID-19 will impact poverty in Indonesia. Without intervention, the pandemic will drag at least 3.6 million Indonesians into poverty by the end of 2020.
Boris Johnson claimed in a BBC interview that child poverty was going down. An expert on child poverty looked at the data.
Poverty leaves people feeling unable to take responsibility for their future – but community programmes can empower young people to take control.
Is Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's claim that the rate of poverty in rural Indonesia has declined at twice the poverty rates of cities correct?